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Rules Must Be Followed To Nail An Arkansas State Fish Record

Rules Must Be Followed To Nail An Arkansas State Fish Record

LITTLE ROCK – The weather is warming, official spring is approaching, and many Arkansans are getting into fishing mode. This is a time when state record fish are often landed. Catching such a fish is just the beginning step in getting into the record books with your prize from lakes,…


Newark Man Catches State Record Tiger Muskie

NEWARK  – Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife Fisheries biologists have confirmed that a 16-pound, 4-ounce tiger muskie caught on July 26 set a new state record for the species.   Recreational angler James R. Stewart of Newark caught the fish in the Brandywine River about a mile upstream from…


New Freshwater Drum State Record Certified in Kansas

Big Blue River catch breaks 26-year-old mark for species PRATT — A Blue Rapids angler has set a new Kansas record for freshwater drum. Bill Hull was fishing in the Big Blue River above Tuttle Creek Reservoir when he hooked the 31.5-pound fish on a trotline. The catch was 37…


32-year-old State Record for a Red Grouper Defeated by a Little River Angler

The marine game fish record for a red grouper, standing for over 32 years, was recently defeated by a veteran S.C. angler. Michael Jenkins, of Little River, SC, was fishing offshore when he hooked into and caught a 31 pound red grouper on Friday August 15th off the South Carolina…


Angler Reels in State Record Fish on Barbie Doll Rod and Reel

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 20, 2008) – That’s David Hayes’ story and he’s sticking with it.  The Wilkes County angler used his granddaughter’s Barbie Doll rod-and-reel combo — all 2 ½ feet of it — to reel in a new state record channel catfish that measured 2 inches longer than the…


New State Record Bluegill In Wyoming

CHEYENNE – One of Wyoming’s long-standing fish records was broken last month with the catch of a new state record bluegill, besting a record that has stood for 20 years. Wheatland angler Rod Horsley caught the record 1.92 lb. fish on a fly rod from a stock pond near Lusk…


Angler Trumps New State Record for African Pompano

A Mt. Pleasant angler has broken the saltwater marine game state record for an African pompano a mere 13 days after the 11 year record was recently trumped. Bryan Powell caught the 43 pound 8 ounce African pompano on Monday June 16th off the coast of Charleston near the Comanche…


New Kansas State Largemouth Bass Record Confirmed

14-year-old Scammon youth landed monster May 3 PRATT — A new Kansas state record largemouth bass was caught in a private strip pit in Cherokee County on May 3 and has been certified by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). Fourteen-year-old Tyson Hallam, of Scammon, took the trophy…


Potential Largemouth Bass Record Pending

If confirmed, fish would break a 31-year-old record PRATT — A potential new Kansas state record largemouth bass was caught May 3 in a private strip pit in Cherokee County. Fourteen-year-old Tyson Hallam, of Scammon, took the trophy fish during the West Mineral Eagles Fishing Tournament using a jig and…


Huge Striped Bass Hybrid Takes Lake Record Spot at Canton

Lifelong Oklahoma angler James Wesley Jones, Jr. of Canton said he loves fishing because it is a relaxing activity, but there was likely no relaxing going on April 19 when he landed a 23.2-lb. (23 lbs., 3 oz.) striped bass hybrid from Canton Lake. The huge fish qualifies as a…