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Rob Scott of Crane Lake, Minn., holds a lake trout he caught Feb. 8 on Lac La Croix, a Minnesota-Ontario border lake northeast of Crane Lake. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources enforcement officers, working in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, confiscated the fish. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Angler pleads guilty, loses potential world-record fish

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Caught — and released to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.

Rob Scott, the Crane Lake, Minn., angler who caught a potential tip-up world-record lake trout in February, pleaded guilty Friday in Fort Frances Provincial Offences Court to keeping one lake trout over his limit.

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Scott, 65, won’t get to keep the fish.

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