State Private Water Records

Updated October 27, 2021

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Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Hybrid Striped 7.30 23.25 Feb 20, 2021 Jeff Phillips Fly Rod, Death to Crappie Clouser 
Bass, Largemouth 15.74 26.50 Jan 14, 1995 Kenneth Morris  
Bass, Yellow 0.20 7.00 Jul 4, 2008 Joseph Bonnette gambusia 
Buffalo, Bigmouth 58.00 41.00 Apr 6, 1969 Bobby Thompson  
Buffalo, Smallmouth 4.27 18.75 May 24, 2001 Billy Autery Fly Rod, beadhead prince nymph 
Bullhead, Black 4.53 18.50 Nov 15, 1986 Charles Guinn  
Bullhead, Yellow 5.59 19.00 Jan 30, 1993 Spencer Petri  
Carp, Common 41.00 37.00 May 14, 1972 Scott Helsley  
Carp, Grass 55.00 47.50 Mar 11, 2003 Brad Coco punch bait 
Catfish, Blue 49.00 46.00 Jan 21, 2002 Chuck Bauer bluegill 
Catfish, Channel 49.50 44.50 Jan 9, 2021 Daniel Zanders Cut Bait 
Catfish, Channel x Blue 5.10 24.50 Aug 30, 2014 Joseph Johnson minnow 
Catfish, Flathead 72.50 72.00 Sep 19, 1998 Henry Hutka Jr.  
Cichlid, Rio Grande 1.68 11.50 May 7, 2016 Erik D. Guajardo Worm 
Crappie, Black 4.40 19.50 May 4, 1990 Kirk Brookshire  
Crappie, White 3.21 16.75 May 4, 2006 Theron Tate  
Drum, Freshwater 12.20 28.00 Jun 8, 2003 Jeff Derrick  
Gar, Alligator 202.00 87.00 Mar 2, 2003 Joshua Unruh shad 
Gar, Spotted 8.06 35.50 Apr 8, 2007 Joseph Bonnette  
Goldfish 0.31 7.13 Apr 12, 1997 John Hardin dough bait 
Mullet, Striped 13.80 30.50 Dec 28, 1983 Bill Fritch  
Pacu 8.98 23.00 May 15, 2005 Chris Fonteno zoom worm 
Pickerel, Redfin 0.48 12.75 May 25, 2009 Brennon Ramsey  
Pumpkinseed 0.90 10.00 Mar 14, 2012 T. Parten Wakefield Fly Rod, stone nymph 
Shiner, Golden 0.25 7.00 Apr 2, 1993 Ricky Meeks  
Sunfish, Bluegill 3.25 14.00 Feb 7, 1981 Winfred Hoke  
Sunfish, Green 2.40 13.00 May 15, 1992 Richard Johnson Jr.  
Sunfish, Green x Redear 1.10 11.50 Jul 11, 2016 Mike Doran corn 
Sunfish, Hybrid Green 1.13 10.50 Jun 5, 2019 Jamie Meaux Fly Rod, crawfish briminator 
Sunfish, Longear 1.23 10.13 Jun 18, 2017 Stephanie Springstead shrimp 
Sunfish, Other Hybrid 2.19 12.06 Jun 14, 2011 Adam Beheler artificial 
Sunfish, Redbreast 1.02 10.25 Oct 3, 2013 Chuck Dewey worm 
Sunfish, Redear 3.25 14.25 Apr 23, 1978 Vernon Roberts  
Sunfish, Warmouth 0.78 9.25 Apr 30, 2004 James Lassiter plastic worm 
Tilapia, Blue 4.85 18.50 Sep 4, 2005 Alex Dieste worm 
Tilapia, Hybrid 3.47 15.50 Nov 2, 2015 Chuck Dewey worm 
Tilapia, Mozambique 6.24 20.75 Nov 8, 2020 Scott Kneupper beetle spin 
Trout, Rainbow 12.20 28.50 Dec 31, 2012 Frost Murphy shyster spinnerbait 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Hybrid Striped 7.30 23.25 Feb 20, 2021 Jeff Phillips Death to Crappie Clouser 
Bass, Largemouth 8.69 25.50 May 31, 2009 Bob Cummings Foam spider 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 4.27 18.75 May 24, 2001 Billy Autery beadhead prince nymph 
Bullhead, Black 2.41 15.50 Jun 22, 2020 Barry Osborn carp slayer 
Bullhead, Yellow 1.85 15.00 Dec 27, 2004 Mark Carpenter wooley 
Carp, Common 20.80 31.25 Jun 18, 2018 Barry Osborn carp slayer 
Carp, Grass 22.90 38.00 Apr 1, 2002 T. Parten Wakefield egg patern 
Catfish, Blue 9.97 29.00 Oct 27, 2003 John Walling foam popper 
Catfish, Channel 11.96 28.00 Jun 16, 2000 Barry Swinney Betts Fancy popper 
Crappie, Black 1.80 14.00 Jan 28, 2017 Jamie Meaux moe-beta 
Crappie, White 1.53 14.75 Mar 11, 2004 Travis Autery wooly bugger 
Drum, Freshwater 6.29 21.00 Apr 28, 2004 John Walling clouser 
Gar, Spotted 3.14 27.38 May 11, 2000 Denise Watson popper 
Pumpkinseed 0.90 10.00 Mar 14, 2012 T. Parten Wakefield stone nymph 
Sunfish, Bluegill 1.86 11.38 Mar 24, 2017 Jeff Phillips Black Goober Bug 
Sunfish, Green 0.80 10.25 Dec 4, 2014 Jamie Meaux woolly bugger 
Sunfish, Green x Redear 1.00 10.75 Apr 26, 2016 Jamie Meaux J-Moe Briminator 
Sunfish, Hybrid Green 1.13 10.50 Jun 5, 2019 Jamie Meaux crawfish briminator 
Sunfish, Longear 0.56 8.25 Mar 20, 2015 Jamie Meaux briminator 
Sunfish, Other Hybrid 1.01 11.25 May 6, 2004 Clifford Hilbert prince nymph 
Sunfish, Redear 1.66 12.00 Apr 8, 2021 Jeff Phillips Black Goober Bug 
Sunfish, Warmouth 0.63 4.56 Apr 6, 1997 John Hardin black #10 mosquito 
Tilapia, Blue 3.07 15.75 Aug 18, 2017 Barry Osborn Black-eyed Raccoon 
Tilapia, Hybrid 2.18 15.00 Aug 18, 2017 Barry Osborn black-eyed raccoon 
Tilapia, Mozambique 4.19 16.00 Oct 18, 2017 Larry Hartley prince nymph 
Trout, Rainbow 9.43 25.50 Jan 27, 2010 William Hoot wooly bugger 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Buffalo, Smallmouth 13.50 28.00 Apr 25, 2009 Kenny Barkhimer Jr.
Carp, Common 48.00 Aug 14, 1980 David Cook
Carpsucker, River 1.93 16.00 May 25, 2011 Grayson Usrey
Drum, Freshwater 3.28 21.00 Jun 11, 2018 Barry Osborn
Gar, Alligator 96.30 81.00 May 15, 2011 Brey Rasco
Gar, Hybrid 64.60 72.00 Jun 11, 2011 Kenneth Honeycutt Jr.
Gar, Longnose 15.50 49.00 Apr 25, 2009 Kenny Barkhimer Jr.
Gar, Spotted 6.48 24.38 Apr 22, 2007 Joseph Bonnette
Shad, Gizzard 0.94 14.00 Jul 31, 2011 Matt Jackson
Tilapia, Blue 3.00 17.00 Jun 11, 2018 Barry Osborn
Tilapia, Hybrid 3.17 16.00 Aug 14, 2017 Barry Osborn