Water Body Records for Gulf of Mexico

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Weight Records

This page ranks weight records caught by rod & reel, fly rod and bow fishing. All-Tackle rankings are displayed on a separate page.

All-Ages

Rod & Reel Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure Amberjack, Greater 133.00 68.00 Aug 4, 2019 Tricia Conner Angelfish, Blue 5.64 18.75 May 19, 1993 Kirk Zuch Angelfish, French 8.70 18.50 Sep 11, 1994 Dennis Daye Aulopus, Yellowfin 1.31 16.00 Aug 7, 2009 Richard La Bouliere squid Barracuda, Great 52.81 63.43 Sep 4, 1993 Kim Calzada Bass, Longtail 4.30 22.50 Aug 2, 2008 Mike Bednar mackerel Beardfish 8.90 25.00 Sep 17, 2009 Steve Roberts cut bait Bigeye 3.63 19.40 Sep 8, 2024 Jim Bellevue Squid Bigeye, Short 1.28 11.50 Dec 12, 2022 Silas Ott 400g slow pitch jig Bluefish 16.62 36.63 Jan 11, 1987 Alex Koumonduros Boarfish, Deepbody 0.63 7.91 Aug 14, 2009 John Hanson squid Bonefish 3.75 23.25 Nov 19, 1977 C. W. Morris Bonito, Atlantic 27.00 Jul 1, 1969 Eddie Groth Bonnethead 24.30 50.12 Aug 18, 2004 Pamela Joseph Brotula, Bearded 17.01 37.00 Jul 13, 2012 Richard C. Greer live bait Burrfish, Striped 1.62 12.00 Mar 11, 2014 Trent Lake shrimp Catfish, Gafftopsail 13.33 34.00 Dec 13, 1981 Herman Koehne Jr Catfish, Hardhead 3.31 19.00 Sep 18, 1997 William Cuneo Chub, Bermuda 8.97 23.50 Jun 20, 2007 John Godfrey squid/mix Chub, Yellow 8.97 24.00 Jun 26, 1994 Christopher McSwain Cobia 108.44 71.00 May 9, 1998 Michael Albanese Coney 4.70 21.25 Aug 2, 2008 Robert Fouse Conger, Yellow 21.00 71.00 Jun 17, 1996 Bradley Poulsen Cottonwick 2.30 16.00 Mar 22, 1998 Travis McNeil Creole-fish 1.56 14.00 Mar 21, 2004 Robby Gillis Croaker, Atlantic 4.42 21.00 Sep 4, 2011 Christopher Zamarripa squid Cubbyu 1.00 11.13 Apr 16, 1987 Steve Qualia Cutlassfish, Atlantic 3.69 45.50 Mar 25, 2020 Ty Slocum piggy perch Doctorfish 1.26 11.62 Apr 14, 1997 Jerry McCullin Dogfish, Cuban 4.63 30.50 Aug 20, 2011 Trevin Eckersley squid Dogfish, Smooth 26.50 50.88 Mar 2, 1998 George Flores Dogfish, Spiny 21.00 50.75 Oct 26, 1986 Vicki Kusey Dolphin 65.70 67.00 Jun 21, 2008 Ryan Foster moldcraft/balyhoo Dolphin, Pompano 4.10 25.88 Aug 3, 1990 Tommy Gueldner Driftfish, Black 25.37 35.37 Jul 10, 2010 Darrell Bezecny squid Drum, Black 81.00 51.18 Jun 19, 1988 Wally Escobar Jr. Drum, Red 59.50 54.25 Jan 30, 2000 Artie Longron Durgon, Black 3.69 16.75 Dec 20, 2017 Jonathan McIntyre shrimp Eel, Shrimp 0.69 24.50 Aug 3, 1990 Megan Gower Eel, Snapper 16.80 67.00 Aug 28, 2004 Taylor Walker dead mullet Escolar 35.60 47.25 Oct 4, 2016 Chase G. Warburton Jig Escolar, Roudi 5.38 32.00 Jul 22, 2007 Eric Ozolins squid Filefish, Scrawled 4.66 23.00 May 2, 2010 Jason Harries squid Filefish, Unicorn 5.00 21.63 Sep 25, 1987 Eugene Foreman Jr. Flag, Spanish 0.71 10.50 Sep 17, 2020 David Boswell Squid Flounder, Southern 8.88 26.00 Nov 28, 1993 Roy Howell Flyingfishes, Margined 0.79 14.50 Jun 21, 1986 Adolf Schulz Gag 69.40 51.00 Oct 5, 2003 Tommy Angel Live Blue Runner Goatfish, Spotted 1.13 10.50 May 18, 2015 Reuben Sherman Graysby 2.31 14.75 Mar 2, 1998 George Flores Grouper, Black 124.00 63.00 Jan 11, 2003 Tim Oestreich II Grouper, Comb 10.88 31.00 Sep 11, 2019 W. Walter Craig beeliner Grouper, Marbled 47.50 Dec 11, 2020 Erik Peterson Squid Grouper, Misty 5.69 22.00 Aug 28, 2009 Mike Luchak jig Grouper, Red 25.00 33.25 Oct 14, 2020 Brian Johnson Squid Grouper, Snowy 49.81 43.25 Sep 10, 1993 Steve Cole Grouper, Tiger 19.50 Jun 20, 2022 Leonard M Daniel Blue Runner Grouper, Warsaw 302.70 75.00 Oct 18, 2006 Raul Reyes Grouper, Yellowedge 37.90 Aug 1, 2021 Hal Kennedy Squid Grouper, Yellowfin 47.00 39.25 Oct 1, 2021 Dylan Becherer Blue Runner Grouper, Yellowmouth 24.50 39.75 Mar 31, 2004 Diane Howe squid Grunt, Barred 1.40 13.75 Jul 29, 2022 Hunter Ellsworth Hembrough Shrimp Grunt, White 3.75 18.00 Jul 5, 1997 Dan Schmidt Guaguanche 4.83 31.75 Nov 25, 1995 Ewalt Schneider Guitarfish, Atlantic 4.44 31.50 May 25, 1998 Byron Noles Jr. Hake, Carolina 1.60 16.00 Jan 31, 1996 Tony Langston Hake, Gulf 6.70 28.50 Dec 4, 2010 Michael Anzalone Hammerhead, Great 1,033.00 173.25 Jul 9, 2017 Timothy W. McClellen Hammerhead, Scalloped 300.50 Oct 4, 2021 Derrick Bonner Skipjack Hammerhead, Smalleye 151.00 95.00 Oct 26, 1986 Louis Kusey III Herring, Skipjack 3.34 26.50 Oct 11, 2001 Frank Budd Fly Rod, clouser Hind, Red 8.96 24.25 Jul 22, 1987 Adolf Schulz Hind, Rock 5.03 19.00 Jul 18, 2019 Mark Herdade sardine Hind, Speckled 43.90 39.38 Oct 1, 2016 Joseph Stephenson bonita Hogfish, Spanish 2.25 15.88 Mar 25, 2000 Casey Cundieff Hogfish, Spotfin 1.07 12.50 Jun 24, 1999 Jim Vuichard Houndfish 4.50 37.40 Nov 15, 2013 Gary Long Maguroni Lure Jack, Almaco 50.30 49.00 Jul 5, 1996 Billy Winkler Jack, Black 23.50 36.25 Aug 3, 2020 Amy Rey Hill Spanish Sardine Jack, Cottonmouth 1.25 12.50 Jul 14, 1984 Frank Fuller Jack, Crevalle 50.25 52.25 Jun 26, 1976 Francis Lyon Jack, Horse-eye 32.00 43.13 Sep 8, 2012 Terry Lee Ramsey blue runner Jack, Yellow 15.98 35.75 Jun 6, 2009 Greg Cummings diamond jig John Dory, American 7.00 Jan 5, 2021 Zachary B Schneider Piggy Perch Kingfish, Gulf 2.38 19.50 Mar 18, 1995 James Mulhern Kingfish, Southern 3.62 22.00 Mar 7, 1992 Gilbert Perez Ladyfish 5.73 28.50 Oct 3, 2016 Christopher Cremeen cut croaker Lancetfish, Longnose 8.20 53.75 Sep 28, 2016 Michael Davis squid Lionfish 1.51 15.75 Feb 27, 2020 Richard Bowlin cut squid Lizardfish, Inshore 1.85 20.00 Oct 20, 1991 Winnie Poff Lookdown 4.20 21.00 Mar 31, 2012 Fayez Nahhas Mackerel, King 79.00 58.50 Aug 20, 2006 Mervin Leppo ribbon fish Mackerel, Snake 1.88 35.50 Jun 6, 2007 Peter Letts chrome jig Mackerel, Spanish 8.74 34.50 Aug 15, 1976 Bobby Tarter Mako, Longfin 664.00 128.50 May 4, 1986 Donald Ewing Mako, Shortfin 707.50 128.00 Jan 27, 2002 Jeff Shindle Margate, Black 12.80 27.00 Jun 24, 2000 Charles Botello squid Marlin, Blue 972.70 132.25 Jul 11, 2014 Richard Richardson Jr. live bait Marlin, White 111.50 93.00 Aug 5, 1979 Geo Taggart Midshipman, Atlantic 3.50 48.50 May 24, 2000 Robert Redgrave Moonfish, Atlantic 1.20 14.50 Oct 20, 2015 Robert Bennett mirrodine 27 Moray, Blackedged 3.10 39.00 May 30, 1999 Ronnie Vaughn Moray, Blacktail 2.42 36.00 Mar 24, 1998 George Flores Moray, Green 7.70 48.00 Aug 1, 1998 George Flores Moray, Spotted 8.50 50.00 Mar 5, 1994 Louis Kusey III Needlefish, Atlantic 0.90 28.75 Aug 3, 1990 Koy L. Kelley Needlefish, Flat 2.75 38.94 Jul 3, 1994 Robin Dunn Oilfish 61.38 60.75 Mar 18, 1995 Keith Johnson Palometa 1.50 15.81 Jun 12, 2006 Henry Flores Jr. squid Perch, Sand 0.59 10.67 Dec 31, 1993 Robert Lathrop Permit 1.50 14.75 Aug 30, 1993 Jared Guinn Pinfish 2.88 17.75 Jul 1, 2012 Lucky Rabago Pinfish, Spottail 1.51 12.50 Feb 25, 2016 Jeff Kaiser deadshrimp pomfret, Bigscale 23.12 33.50 Jul 23, 2017 Brian S. Cooper Pompano, African 43.10 52.00 Feb 1, 2003 Hank Cram Pompano, Florida 6.25 23.25 Jan 1, 1989 Wilbert Hettinger Pompano, Irish 1.00 12.88 Sep 6, 2004 Johnny French Fishbites Fishn Strip Porgy, Jolthead 1.62 13.63 Aug 9, 2008 Derek York squid Porgy, Knobbed 5.80 19.75 Feb 21, 2000 Stanley Sweet Porgy, Red 8.18 25.23 Jul 4, 2009 Johnny White cigar minnow Porgy, Saucereye 3.75 17.87 Jun 9, 2024 Lucas Suelflow Squid Porgy, Whitebone 4.48 18.75 Mar 12, 1996 Stan Oftelie Puddingwife 4.29 19.50 Sep 6, 1996 Adolf Schulz Puffer, Smooth 10.75 30.00 Apr 8, 2001 Daniel Nassiff Ray, Cownose 50.50 52.00 May 27, 1986 Freeman Gage Jr. Ray, Lesser Electric 0.88 13.00 Oct 12, 1998 Byron Noles Jr. cut mullet Remora 4.00 28.25 Oct 29, 2017 Barry Osborn Fly Rod, clouser Rosefish, Blackbelly 3.04 17.50 Jun 22, 2013 Nicholas Pawlikowski cut bait Runner, Blue 9.57 28.38 Oct 3, 2001 Patrick L. Lemire Runner, Rainbow 28.10 47.94 Apr 7, 2004 Keith Banks Sailfish 95.00 97.50 Jul 12, 1972 Morton Cohn Sawfish, Largetooth 736.00 Jan 1, 1939 Gus Pangarakis Scamp 28.20 40.00 Jan 6, 2019 Brice Sanchez mendaden shad Scorpionfish, Highfin 1.00 12.25 Jun 7, 2015 Aaron Adams squid Scorpionfish, Spinycheek 3.10 17.50 Jul 2, 2011 John Shin Scorpionfish, Spotted 3.25 16.50 May 5, 2012 Allen Lain Schulle cur bait Sea Bass, Rock 0.50 13.63 Apr 2, 2011 Kenny Flake squid Searobin, Blackwing 0.58 10.75 Jan 16, 1995 Robert Pope Seatrout, Sand 1.30 15.00 Oct 13, 2024 Dorliza Copa Fish Bites Seatrout, Silver 6.91 24.00 Feb 28, 1992 Gerry L. Tompkins Seatrout, Spotted 13.13 31.50 May 25, 1969 Lanny Myers Shark, Atlantic Sharpnose 18.50 43.00 Mar 28, 2015 Davey Wright whiting Shark, Bigeye Sixgill 8.36 40.00 Apr 17, 1996 Christopher Gonzales Jr. Shark, Blacknose 45.00 57.00 Apr 29, 1993 Charles Gillispie Shark, Blacktip 190.00 97.00 May 31, 2003 Davey Wright whole bonita Shark, Bull 508.00 141.20 Jul 3, 1994 Jimmy Hart Shark, Dusky 530.00 129.00 Mar 1, 1975 Raymond Hein Shark, Finetooth 100.50 80.25 Jun 3, 1979 Richard Hensley Shark, Lemon 470.00 122.00 Aug 28, 1987 Jim Blackburn Shark, Oceanic Whitetip 200.00 95.75 Jul 25, 2014 Blake Oestreich bonita Shark, Sandbar 226.00 92.00 Mar 21, 1975 James Wilson Shark, Silky 556.00 140.00 Jul 23, 1973 Wolfgang Bushang Shark, Spinner 212.60 89.75 Apr 29, 2000 Howell Kines Shark, Thresher 333.00 158.50 May 2, 2002 Robert Robinson bonita Shark, Tiger 1,129.00 162.00 May 24, 1992 Chap Cain III Sharksucker 4.50 30.50 Aug 8, 2004 Mariechen Spivey perch Sheepshead 7.38 21.00 Mar 18, 2005 Gary Beall Spoon w/shrimp Snake Eel, King 52.00 86.50 Feb 11, 1997 Patrick L. Lemire Snapper, Black 11.10 26.50 Jul 27, 1987 Adolf Schulz Snapper, blackfin 9.06 25.00 Aug 14, 2020 Hunter Matthews Spanish Sardines Snapper, Cubera 88.00 47.75 Jul 28, 2018 Garrison Moczygemba bermuda chub Snapper, Dog 27.24 34.02 Sep 26, 2020 Greg Lawrence Bonita Snapper, Gray 18.67 28.50 May 31, 1998 Steve Pumilia Snapper, Lane 8.20 25.00 Aug 17, 2004 Rickey Ramirez live pinfish Snapper, Mutton 18.00 32.00 Nov 9, 2004 Roy O’Brian cut bait Snapper, Queen 19.40 40.00 Aug 25, 2021 James Christopher Dean Jig Snapper, Red 38.75 40.00 Jun 1, 2014 Joseph L. Beaver squid Snapper, Silk 10.01 28.00 Jul 6, 2019 Tyler A. Young squid Snapper, Vermilion 6.84 25.25 Aug 30, 2022 Fan Hou Chun Snapper, Yellowtail 9.87 29.50 Oct 10, 1992 Steve Kinzel Snook, common 57.50 Jan 1, 1937 Louis Rawalt Spadefish, Atlantic 12.94 22.50 Aug 17, 2002 Edgar Artecona Spearfish, Longbill 60.00 86.50 Aug 10, 1990 Kari Ann Alberthal Squirrelfish 1.56 15.25 Nov 16, 2016 Seth Holbert squid Stargazer, Southern 3.30 15.75 Jan 29, 1993 Julian Sanchez Stingray, Roughtail 241.00 84.00 Sep 2, 1991 Rick A. Jansky Stingray, Southern 239.00 100.00 Oct 10, 1992 Davey Wright Swordfish 493.00 145.75 Jun 4, 2013 Brian K. Barclay squid Tarpon 229.00 90.00 Aug 20, 2017 Michael Shane LaRue II coon pop Tiger, Sand 520.00 119.00 Apr 4, 1976 Joey Vermuelem Tilefish 41.80 44.00 Sep 24, 2022 Ashton Cade Tilefish, Blueline 8.63 27.50 Aug 19, 2011 Trevin Eckersley squid tipped jig Tilefish, Goldface 4.85 23.50 Apr 19, 2021 David Shane Rankin Squid Tilefish, Sand 2.81 24.00 May 31, 2016 Steve Andognini cut squid Toadfish, Gulf 3.00 15.88 Jun 17, 1989 Gay Landry Tomtate 3.26 19.00 Oct 27, 2019 Donald Czaplinski Jr. squid Triggerfish, Gray 12.46 27.50 Jun 19, 1996 Jason Waligura Triggerfish, Ocean 11.20 25.50 Jun 12, 2011 Billy Sheridan Triggerfish, Queen 10.49 24.50 Jul 15, 1989 Bruce F. Goates Tripletail 33.80 33.25 Jun 7, 2024 Trajan Mumford Gulp! Shrimp Trunkfish, Smooth 0.76 9.00 Mar 22, 1998 Alan Miller squid Tuna, Bigeye 150.00 Dec 4, 2022 Justin Williams Jig Tuna, Blackfin 38.89 41.75 Jun 23, 1988 John Alvarez Jr Tuna, Bluefin 876.00 121.00 Apr 13, 2021 Troy Lancaster Live Bait Tuna, Skipjack 28.25 33.88 Jun 20, 1981 Jimmy Welder Tuna, Yellowfin 216.20 80.00 Oct 11, 1998 Jim Dickson Tunny, Little 15.44 32.50 Jul 14, 2013 Robert Wilson zukers Wahoo 124.00 73.50 Jul 5, 1987 Terry Crider Wenchman 4.40 20.00 Sep 9, 2024 Patrick Zurovetz Squid Fly Fishing Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure Amberjack, Greater 16.00 36.00 May 2, 2015 Nick Rizopoulos sea habit Barracuda, Great 26.20 52.75 Oct 29, 2006 Dave Speer blue/white ep baitfish Bluefish 3.00 19.25 Dec 6, 2004 Cory Martenson Corey’s inverted rooster Catfish, Hardhead 0.81 13.50 Jul 30, 2019 Zane Fisher Bailey popper Chub, Bermuda 3.63 18.13 Sep 6, 2001 Jimmy Darnell clouser minnow Cobia 53.44 56.00 Jun 27, 2005 Robert Sloan Bone Head Dolphin 11.56 39.50 Aug 29, 2000 Jeffery Pierce Jeff’s mackerel fly Drum, Black 4.31 20.50 May 17, 2020 Zane Fisher Bailey clouser minnow Drum, Red 33.00 46.00 Jun 29, 2006 Ed Henkel streamer Flounder, Southern 6.06 23.50 Nov 10, 2005 Robert Campbell Scott 9′ Phillips Header Herring, Skipjack 3.34 26.50 Oct 11, 2001 Frank Budd clouser Jack, Almaco 3.25 19.50 Jan 1, 2014 Barry Osborn clouser Jack, Crevalle 30.00 40.00 Sep 17, 2009 Ronald Cruse clouser Jack, Horse-eye 8.70 29.13 Jun 17, 2001 Robert Sloan Kingfish, Gulf 0.88 12.50 Nov 10, 2001 Thomas Sheehan clooser deep minnow Ladyfish 0.75 15.50 Aug 14, 2004 Anthony Chapa CBF automatic Mackerel, King 30.40 51.00 Nov 13, 2016 Barry Osborn baby dolphin lure Mackerel, Spanish 6.60 30.88 Jul 29, 2007 Christopher Golla Smartt christmas minnow Pinfish 0.70 10.00 Nov 30, 2002 Cory Martenson clouser Pompano, African 8.60 30.00 Aug 28, 2006 Stan Nabozny white chum fly Pompano, Florida 3.91 21.00 Jul 3, 2000 Gary Shelton pink rattling clouser Remora 4.00 28.25 Oct 29, 2017 Barry Osborn clouser Runner, Blue 5.50 24.25 Aug 7, 2003 Whitner Dietrich chum fly Runner, Rainbow 0.54 12.63 Aug 17, 2001 Kenneth Thyssen Seatrout, Sand 0.75 12.88 Jul 8, 2000 Kenneth Thyssen crystal minnow Seatrout, Spotted 5.30 26.20 Nov 8, 2008 Jeff ‘Birdsnest’ Herman Chrome Clouser Shark, Atlantic Sharpnose 9.50 38.00 Aug 17, 2006 Brandon Shuler blue deceiver Shark, Blacktip 46.00 Sep 2, 2022 Travis Kirtland Rabbit Shark, Silky 8.60 34.00 Aug 21, 1999 Robert Sloan streamer Sheepshead 5.27 20.50 Sep 2, 2000 Gary Shelton Jr. clouser Snapper, Gray 10.13 26.00 Aug 11, 2001 Casey Cox Casey’s half & half Snapper, Red 18.65 32.75 Jun 26, 2022 Jeff Livin Squid Fly Snapper, Vermilion 3.00 19.75 Nov 13, 2016 Barry Osborn big eye clauser Spadefish, Atlantic 4.50 May 26, 2024 Christopher Saunders Triggerfish, Gray 2.30 17.50 Oct 17, 2014 Barry Osborn Tripletail 19.88 28.00 Jun 4, 2020 Stephen W. Griffith streamer Tuna, Blackfin 24.20 36.50 Aug 8, 2004 Robert Sloan streamer Tuna, Yellowfin 39.12 Jun 18, 2022 Christopher Saunders Baitfish Pattern Tunny, Little 13.90 29.50 Aug 1, 2006 Brandon Shuler Darren’s Green Back Bow Fishing Species Weight Length Date Angler Chub, Bermuda 3.98 19.50 Jul 19, 2020 Barry Osborn

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Note: Bow fishing for blue, channel and flathead catfish was legal only from September 1, 2006 to August 31, 2008. Applications for bow fishing records can no longer be accepted for these species.

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure Amberjack, Greater 97.00 63.25 Apr 9, 2014 Amber Walker bonita Barracuda, Great 40.01 56.00 Aug 24, 2005 Don Haluzan live almaco jack Bass, Longtail 2.63 19.13 Jul 2, 2013 Connor Cochrane squid Bigeye 1.64 Oct 25, 2021 Stetson Matthews Blue Runner Bluefish 2.42 18.75 May 30, 2009 Brody McBee shrimp tail jig Bonito, Atlantic 13.15 27.25 Jul 8, 2011 Kendall Owens spanish sardine Bonnethead 19.90 46.00 Jun 12, 2013 Emilie E. Moticha sardine Catfish, Gafftopsail 5.31 26.50 Jul 19, 2013 David E. Benton II shrimp Catfish, Hardhead 0.94 14.00 Aug 19, 2004 Forrest Walker mullet Chub, Bermuda 6.75 22.50 Mar 21, 2008 Garrett Oswald spanish sardine Cobia 77.94 66.00 Jun 7, 2018 Grant W. Gale gulp Cottonwick 2.00 15.63 Aug 26, 2016 Chase M. Starling cigar minnow Croaker, Atlantic 4.42 21.00 Sep 4, 2011 Christopher Zamarripa squid Cutlassfish, Atlantic 3.69 45.50 Mar 25, 2020 Ty Slocum piggy perch Dolphin 45.00 50.50 Jun 9, 2006 Estee Combs mullet Drum, Black 9.81 26.50 Aug 27, 2005 Thomas Shelton live shrimp Drum, Red 32.00 45.00 Aug 15, 2013 Nick Appling Eel, Snapper 16.80 67.00 Aug 28, 2004 Taylor Walker dead mullet Eel, Snapper 16.80 67.00 Aug 28, 2004 Taylor Walker dead mullet Gag 28.80 41.00 Jun 1, 2008 Evan Pfeffer Goatfish, Spotted 1.13 10.50 May 18, 2015 Reuben Sherman Grouper, Black 76.55 57.00 May 28, 2024 Dace D’Onofrio Squid/Fish Bites Grouper, Comb 8.60 28.00 Sep 5, 2015 Connor Dippelsmann Grouper, Warsaw 132.30 60.00 Jun 11, 2011 Christopher Cremeen mullet Grouper, Yellowfin 4.20 19.00 Sep 6, 2015 Nathan Orsak Diamond Jig Grouper, Yellowmouth 11.80 30.00 Sep 6, 2015 Chase M. Starling squid Hind, Red 3.18 19.50 Jul 29, 2020 Randy Spencer Squid Hind, Rock 2.25 15.13 Nov 19, 2009 Cody Eckhardt jig Hogfish, Spanish 1.65 16.00 Jul 25, 2017 Dalton J. Houser shrimp Jack, Almaco 30.50 Oct 2, 2022 Robert London Jack, Horse-eye 18.00 35.50 May 28, 2018 Mitchell Moczygemba Kingfish, Gulf 2.10 17.00 Mar 22, 2019 Keegan Spencer shrimp Ladyfish 5.56 30.00 Oct 18, 2008 Jake Hornberger Mackerel, King 56.80 63.00 Jul 11, 2014 Seamus M. Caskey blue runner Mackerel, Spanish 4.50 27.50 Oct 26, 2008 Justin Golla live mullet Mako, Shortfin 190.00 96.00 Mar 16, 2020 Kinley Oestreich bonito Pompano, African 23.00 43.75 Jul 17, 2010 Tori Frels live bait Pompano, Florida 4.63 21.50 Dec 31, 2007 Justin Golla shrimp & fish bites Porgy, Knobbed 1.52 13.50 Mar 5, 2006 Matthew Colin Decuir squid Porgy, Red 6.86 24.25 Feb 20, 2022 Andrew Ibarra Squid Porgy, Whitebone 0.81 10.50 Sep 2, 2007 Aaron Hardin Ray, Cownose 25.09 28.75 Aug 23, 2008 Brody McBee cut bait Remora 2.31 28.00 Jun 9, 2015 Connor Cochrane Fly Rod, single hook Runner, Blue 5.80 25.00 May 25, 2018 Justin Williams squid Runner, Rainbow 13.30 Aug 10, 2021 Justin Williams Black Fin Tuna Chunk Scamp 16.50 Sep 7, 2021 Justin Williams Squid Scorpionfish, Spinycheek 1.46 13.34 Mar 5, 2006 Matthew Colin Decuir megabait jig Shark, Atlantic Sharpnose 18.50 43.00 Mar 28, 2015 Davey Wright whiting Shark, Blacktip 117.80 81.00 Jul 9, 2004 Mariechen Spivey perch Shark, Bull 227.50 94.00 Jan 25, 2019 Johnny L. Garner Shark, Sandbar 100.00 87.00 Jul 31, 2004 Alex Neely Ruby Lip Grunt Shark, Spinner 155.00 82.00 Mar 25, 2019 Boone Dirk jack crevelle Shark, Tiger 717.00 144.00 Jun 10, 2017 Payton K. Bailey jack head Sharksucker 4.50 30.50 Aug 8, 2004 Mariechen Spivey perch Sheepshead 3.11 19.75 Mar 2, 2019 Alistar Spencer shrimp Snapper, Cubera 88.00 47.75 Jul 28, 2018 Garrison Moczygemba bermuda chub Snapper, Dog 7.31 24.50 Aug 8, 2004 Mariechen Spivey perch Snapper, Gray 12.56 27.63 Jul 12, 2015 Eric W. Sikes croaker Snapper, Lane 4.40 22.00 Jun 13, 2022 Cash Morrison Squid Snapper, Queen 2.81 21.75 Jul 2, 2013 Connor Cochrane squid Snapper, Red 25.80 38.38 Jun 12, 2011 James Schmidt squid/jig Snapper, Vermilion 4.46 22.50 Jul 22, 2020 Blane Morris Squid Soapfish, Whitespotted 0.15 6.70 Mar 8, 2020 Justin Williams squid Spadefish, Atlantic 7.06 20.75 Jun 25, 2020 Callan Gaither Live Shrimp Squirrelfish 1.16 14.90 Mar 2, 2013 Audie Wilburn squid Stargazer, Southern 1.70 12.00 May 24, 2006 Rickey T. Collard Swordfish 252.00 Jul 23, 2020 Stone Bolton Tilefish 21.20 36.30 Jul 11, 2013 Tanner White piggy perch Triggerfish, Gray 3.22 19.00 Mar 5, 2006 Matthew Colin Decuir squid Triggerfish, Ocean 4.17 17.50 Aug 12, 2007 Richard Samora squid Tripletail 22.10 30.25 Aug 2, 2008 Carson Chambers shrimp Tuna, Blackfin 29.35 33.00 Aug 6, 2005 Taylor Walker lure Tuna, Skipjack 21.02 32.00 Jul 24, 2022 Blake Braun Ballyhoo Tuna, Yellowfin 149.90 62.50 May 29, 2020 Chase Perthuis ballyhoo Tunny, Little 11.97 31.00 Jul 21, 2007 John Michael Decuir sardine Wahoo 89.90 77.00 Jul 7, 2007 Luke Rabon yo-zuri deep dive crankba Fly Fishing Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure Catfish, Hardhead 0.81 13.50 Jul 30, 2019 Zane Fisher Bailey popper Dolphin 5.70 31.00 Aug 5, 2005 Kyle Lesak tube fly Drum, Black 4.31 20.50 May 17, 2020 Zane Fisher Bailey clouser minnow Ladyfish 0.75 15.50 Aug 14, 2004 Anthony Chapa CBF automatic Mackerel, Spanish 2.00 20.50 Sep 2, 2006 Nick Rizopoulos clouser minnow Remora 2.31 28.00 Jun 9, 2015 Connor Cochrane single hook Snapper, Gray 9.06 25.25 Aug 15, 2019 Zane Fisher Bailey feather fly

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Catch and Release Records (by length)

All Ages

Rod & Reel Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure Amberjack, Greater 42.50 Jul 19, 2020 Barry Osborn Catfish, Gafftopsail 23.25 Jun 22, 2013 Zachary Seltz cut mullet Cobia 40.25 Oct 30, 2017 Barry Osborn Fly Rod, clouser Croaker, Atlantic 15.00 Oct 29, 2022 Ashley Meadows Dead Shrimp Drum, Black 40.00 Jan 17, 2016 Michael Fillmore Jr. shrimp Jack, Crevalle 41.50 Oct 15, 2010 Barry Osborn gold spoon Ladyfish 24.25 Aug 24, 2022 Alessander Russian Live Bait Mackerel, King 44.50 Feb 16, 2019 Barry Osborn sardine Mackerel, Spanish 29.75 Jul 25, 2015 Julian Choi Seatrout, Spotted 26.00 Aug 18, 2022 Alessander Russian Spoon Sheepshead 18.50 Jun 4, 2013 Alexander Butler Fly Rod, imitation crab Snapper, Red 31.50 Oct 24, 2013 Joseph L. Bokorney II arrowhead jig Tarpon 91.00 Sep 19, 2018 Michael R. Kubecka cobia killer lure Tunny, Little 28.25 Aug 4, 2019 Barry Osborn Fly Rod, shrimp fly Fly Fishing Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure Cobia 40.25 Oct 30, 2017 Barry Osborn clouser Jack, Crevalle 40.00 Sep 17, 2009 Ronald Cruse clouser Mackerel, King 41.50 Nov 24, 2018 Barry Osborn Osborn dolphin Sheepshead 18.50 Jun 4, 2013 Alexander Butler imitation crab Snapper, Red 27.50 Oct 18, 2024 Keith Payne Hairerika Fly Tunny, Little 28.25 Aug 4, 2019 Barry Osborn shrimp fly

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure Catfish, Gafftopsail 22.00 Jun 26, 2016 Steven Lee Riddles III mullet Drum, Black 40.00 Jan 17, 2016 Michael Fillmore Jr. shrimp

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