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Green Sunfish

Longear Sunfish

1 lb. 6 oz. - 13” Elephant Butte Lake, 1996, Misty Crowder

1 lb. 12 oz. - 10 1/2” Elephant Butte Lake, 1985, Patricia Stout

IGFA North American Record: 2 lb. 2 oz., Stockton Lake, MO 1971

IGFA North American Record: 1 lb. 12 oz., Elephant Butte Lake, NM 1985

Striped Bass (Landlocked)

54 lb. 8 oz. - 45” Elephant Butte Lake, 1992, Jim Secor IGFA North American Record: 78 lb. 8 oz., Atlantic City, NJ 1982

Smallmouth Bass

Largemouth Bass

15 lb. 13 oz. - 26 1/2” Bill Evans Lake, 1995, Steve Estrada IGFA North American Record: 22 lb. 4 oz., Montgomery Lake, GA 1932

7 lb. 3 oz. - 24” Ute Lake, 2006, Cale Sanders

Crappie

4 lb. 9 oz. - 16” Black River, 1983, Oscar Buck

Spotted Bass

4 lb. 8 oz. - 18” Cochiti Lake, 1988, Sam Evola

IGFA North American Record: 11 lb. 15 oz., Dale Hollow Lake, TN 1955

IGFA North American Record: 5 lb. 3 oz., Enid Dam, MS 1957

IGFA North American Record: 10 lb. 4 oz., Pine Flat Lake, CA 2001

Bluegill

3 lb. 1.5 oz. - 11 3/4” Lovington Lake, 1963, Thomas Smith IGFA North American Record: 4 lb. 12 oz., Ketona Lake, AL 1950

White Bass

Yellow Perch

4 lb. 13 oz. - 19 1/2” Bill Evans Lake, 1983, Jack Alexander

31 lb. 12 1/2 oz. - 33 1/2” Santa Cruz Lake, 1999, Peter Romero IGFA North American Record: 43 lb. 10 oz., Lake Diefenbaker, Canada 2007

IGFA North American Record: 9 lb. 6 oz., Okanagan Lake, Canada 1988

IGFA North American Record: 4 lb. 3 oz., Bordentown, NJ 1865

Brown Trout

Cutthroat Trout

20 lb. 4 oz. - 34 1/2” Chama River, 1946, C. T. Colgrove

10 lb. 2 oz. - 24 5/8” Latir Lakes, 1981, Alias Mierra

IGFA North American Record: 40 lb. 4 oz., Little Red River, AR 1992

Lake Trout

Gila Trout

IGFA North American Record: 72 lb. 0 oz., Great Bear Lake, Canada 1995

IGFA North American Record: 3 lb. 7 oz., Frye Mesa Resevoir, AZ 2011

31 lb. 6 oz. - 41 1/2” Heron Lake, 1999, Paul Casias

4 lb. 0 oz. - 24” Navajo Lake, 2000, Brad Williams

2 lb. 5 1/3 oz. - 16” Maxwell Lake 13, 1995, Bob McFall

IGFA North American Record: 6 lb. 13 oz., Lake Orange, VA 1989

Rainbow Trout

Kokanee Salmon (Landlocked)

4 lb. 8 oz. - 20” Gila River, 2007, Todd Polak

IGFA North American Record: 41 lb. 0 oz., Pyramid Lake, NV 1925

Brook Trout

5 lb. 0 oz. - 21” Hidden Lake, 1996, Jack Campbell IGFA North American Record: 14 lb. 8 oz., Nipigon River, Canada 1916

Northern Pike

36 lb. 0 oz. - 53” Miami Lake, 1974, Samuel Roy Springer Lake, 1978, Paul Casias IGFA North American Record: 46 lb. 2 oz., Sacandaga Reservoir, NY 1940

Tiger Muskie

31 lb. 14 oz. - 46” Bluewater Lake, 2012, Justin Easley IGFA North American Record: 51 lb. 3 oz., Lac Vieux-Desert, MI

Walleye

Longnose Gar

16 lb. 9 oz. - 32” Clayton Lake, 1989, G. L. Peppers

12 lb. 8 oz. - 39 1/4” Pecos River, 1986, Lynn Nymeyer

IGFA North American Record: 25 lb. 0 oz., Old Hickory Lake, TN 1960

IGFA North American Record: 50 lb. 5 oz., Trinity River, TX 1954

Flathead Catfish

78 lb. 0 oz. - 47 1/2” Elephant Butte Lake, 1979, Jim Wilson IGFA North American Record: 123 lb. 0 oz., Elk City Reservoir, KS 1998

Blue Catfish

Channel Catfish

IGFA North American Record: 124 lb. 0 oz., Mississippi River, IL 2005

IGFA North American Record: 58 lb. 0 oz., Santee-Cooper Reservoir, SC 1964

52 lb. 1/4 oz. - 43 1/2” Elephant Butte Lake, 2005, David Gower

36 lb. 8 oz. - 38” Stubblefield Lake, 1999, Julie Kulhan Revised 2012


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