Freshwater Fish Records for South Carolina

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Affidavit for Record Freshwater Game Fish is in the PDF file format.

Affidavit must be filled out in entirely and returned to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources within 45 days of catch.

Freshwater Fish Family

| Temperate Bass | Sunfish | Trout| Perch | Pickerel | Catfish| Others | Bowfishing |

Temperate Bass Family

Fish Species Weight Place Year Angler Angler’s Hometown Striped Bass 63 Lake Russell 2009 Terry McConnell see story Eastanolle, GA White Bass 5-4.8 Lake Murray 2006 Davis P. Jefferies, Jr. Chapin, SC Hybrid Bass 20-6 Savannah River 1978 Danny Wood Commerce, GA White Perch (tie) 1-15.2 Lake Wylie (Allison Creek) 2007 Rodger W. Taylor Rock Hill, SC White Perch (tie) 1-15.84 Lake Marion 2016 Frank Drose, Sr. Manning, SC

Temperate Bass of SC

Sunfish and Black Bass Family

Fish Species Weight Place Year Angler Angler’s Hometown Largemouth Bass (tie) 16-2 Lake Marion 1949 P.H. Flanagan Manning, SC Largemouth Bass (tie) 16-2 Aiken Co. Pond 1993 Mason Cummings Ridge Springs, SC Spotted Bass 8-5 Lake Jocassee 2001 David Preston Tyron, NC Smallmouth Bass 9-7 Lake Jocassee 2001 Terry Dodson see story Rosman, NC Redeye Bass 5-2.5 Lake Jocassee 2001 Randy Dickson see story Westminster, SC Bluegill (Bream) 3-4 Lancaster Co. 1973 J.P. Hegler Heath Springs, SC Shellcracker 5-7.5 Diversion Canal 1998 Amos Gay Appling, GA Redbreast* 2-0 Lumber River 1975 D. R. Turner Nichols, SC Warmouth 2-2.5 Clarendon Co. 1973 W. Singletary Lake City, SC Flier 1-4 Hemingway 1977 Steve Bryant Hemingway, SC Pumpkinseed 2-4 North Saluda River 1997 Scott Hart Greenville, SC White Crappie 5-1 Lake Murray 1949 Mrs. H.P. Owens Columbia, SC Black Crappie 5-0 Lake Moultrie 1957 P.E. Foust High Point, NC *Indicates a current world’s record return to top

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Trout Family

Fish Species Weight Place Year Angler Angler’s Hometown Brook 4-10 Chattooga below Burrell’s Ford 2010 Wes Coker Gray Court, SC Brown 17-9.5 Lake Jocassee 1987 Larry Edwards Pickens, SC Rainbow 11-5 Lake Jocassee 1993 Scott Coggins Travelers Rest, SC return to top

Perch Family

Fish Species Weight Place Year Angler Angler’s Hometown Sauger 4-7 Lake Thurmond 1985 Broadus Moody Honea Path, SC Yellow 3-4 Lake Keowee 1979 Danny Scarborough Candler, NC Walleye(tie) 10-0 Lake Russell 1994 Robert Huskins Erwin, TN Walleye(tie) 10-1.44 Lake Tugalo 2022 Chris Edlund see story Roebuck, SC return to top

Pickerel Family

Fish Species Weight Place Year Angler Angler’s Hometown Chain (Jack) 6-4 Chessey Creek 1981 Randall Spell Colleton, SC Redfin Pike 1-8.8 Bluff Lake 1983 Albert Johnson Florence, SC Muskellunge 22-8, 42 1/4in Broad River 2004 Zavier Jefferies Gaffney, SC

Catfish Family

Fish Species Weight Place Year Angler Angler’s Hometown Blue 113.8 Lake Moultrie 2017 Paula D. Haney Liberty, SC Bullhead 6-6.3 Broad River 2009 George Eleazer Irmo, SC Channel* 58-0 Lake Moultrie 1964 W.H. Whaley Pineville, SC Flathead 84-9.6 Cooper River 2018 Paul Daniels Hanahan, SC White 12-2.9 Lake Murray 2014 Charles Earp West Columbia, SC

*Indicates a current world’s record

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Others

Fish Species Weight Place Year Angler Angler’s Hometown Mudfish (Bowfin)* 21-8 Forest Lake 1980 Robert Harmon Florence, SC American Shad 7-0 Santee River 1985 Sylvester Casselman St. Stephen, SC

*Indicates a current world’s record

Bowfishing Records

Fish Species Weight Place Year Angler Angler’s Hometown Bowfin 15-7 Santee Cooper 1994 Jimmie Wright Lincoln, NC Carp 58-0 Lake Murray 2000 Kenneth O. Shealy Prosperity, SC Longnose Gar 28-8 Lake Moultrie 2015 Hunter Neeley Chapin, SC

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