State Freshwater Records: Catch and Release

Updated October 25, 2019

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Rod & Reel
SpeciesLengthDateWaterBodyAnglerBait
Bass, Alabama 22.00 Dec 19, 2009 Alan Henry Danny Pool plastic worm
Bass, Guadalupe 18.00 Mar 24, 2012 Canyon Victor Rangel Fly Rod, beadhead fly
Bass, Guadalupe X Smallmouth 17.50 Dec 22, 2014 Comal River Chase Hux jig
Bass, Hybrid Striped 30.00 Sep 3, 2017 Proctor Baylie DeViney crankbait
Bass, Largemouth 28.00 Apr 30, 2010 O. H. Ivie Andy Ortega plastic worm
Bass, Smallmouth 22.75 Jan 29, 2006 Texoma Jay Fuller jig
Bass, Spotted 19.25 May 3, 2019 Ray Roberts Jose A. C. Vasquez topwater minnow
Bass, Striped 42.00 Jun 4, 2009 Brazos River Todd Tran gizzard shad
Bass, White 21.50 Mar 3, 2018 San Marcos River Jason R. Hennesey Fly Rod, Hennesey's Tranny Clouser
Bluegill 12.75 Jul 4, 2019 Dunlap Doak May worm
Buffalo, Black 36.25 Dec 18, 2016 Granbury Barry Osborn Boilie
Buffalo, Smallmouth 43.25 Dec 6, 2012 Walter E. Long Reservoir Adam Kartzke artificial maize
Carp, Common 42.00 Mar 28, 2009 Lady Bird Lake K.C. Crawford maize
Catfish, Blue 61.25 Mar 2, 2008 Lakewood Roy Staton beef kidney
Catfish, Channel 34.50 Jan 29, 2012 Lake Zebco Michael Manziel live sunfish
Catfish, Flathead 60.00 May 8, 2007 Lake Fork Joe Elam DD22 lure 141/smokey-joe
Cichlid, Rio Grande 11.75 Sep 27, 2015 San Marcos River Tyler Nash Fly Rod, nymph
Crappie, Black 16.88 Mar 13, 2014 Texoma Johnny Summers Jr. Blue & Silver Rattletrap
Crappie, White 17.50 Apr 14, 2012 Cedar Creek Reservoir Tyler Gustafson minnow
Drum, Black 42.50 Nov 17, 2009 Nueces River Filip Spencer gulp
Drum, Red 43.50 Apr 10, 2009 Fairfield Donald Miller Clatter shad
Gar, Alligator 88.00 Jul 4, 2011 Trinity River Joseph Williams cut bait
Gar, Longnose 59.00 Aug 18, 2012 Sulphur River Ryan King Fly Rod, gar streamer
Seatrout, Spotted 24.50 Jan 29, 2012 Oyster Creek Adam T. Hawn mirrodine XL
Sunfish, Green 10.00 Sep 19, 2015 Little Blanco River Marco N. Garcia Fly Rod, black wullu bugger
Sunfish, Longear 10.00 Feb 18, 2018 Colorado River Jason R. Hennesey Fly Rod, Henneseyin.s purple headed
Sunfish, Longear 10.00 Oct 12, 2010 Lake Zebco Taylor Musso corn
Sunfish, Other Hybrid 11.00 Apr 30, 2011 Amistad Richard Barthels 0
Sunfish, Other Hybrid 11.00 Sep 30, 2018 Lady Bird Lake Jamie Meaux Fly Rod, crawfish briminator
Sunfish, Redbreast 12.00 Aug 14, 2010 Austin John Hill Strike King Bitsy
Sunfish, Redear 15.00 May 10, 2011 Lady Bird Lake Daniel Laudermilk worm
Trout, Brown 18.50 Jan 1, 2019 Guadalupe River Omar Calzada 0
Trout, Rainbow 27.50 Feb 1, 2011 Guadalupe River Stephen Watts Fly Rod, wooly bugger
Fly Fishing
SpeciesLengthDateWaterBodyAnglerBait
Bass, Guadalupe 18.00 Mar 24, 2012 Canyon Victor Rangel beadhead fly
Bass, Largemouth 24.50 Sep 27, 2016 Lady Bird Lake Nathan Wilson Game Changer/Bone
Bass, Smallmouth 19.50 Dec 8, 2011 Texoma Ron Olsen clouser
Bass, Spotted 16.13 Mar 15, 2012 Conroe David Cook wolly bugger
Bass, White 21.50 Mar 3, 2018 San Marcos River Jason R. Hennesey Hennesey's Tranny Clouser
Bluegill 11.75 Apr 28, 2016 Boerne City Jason R. Hennesey Green popper
Buffalo, Smallmouth 34.00 May 26, 2013 Bosque River Jamie K. Mowrey nymph
Carp, Common 34.25 Aug 3, 2013 Grapevine Barry Osborn cottontail carp slayer
Catfish, Blue 38.00 Jul 3, 2014 Lake Zebco Bryan Smith wolly bugger
Cichlid, Rio Grande 11.75 Sep 27, 2015 San Marcos River Tyler Nash nymph
Crappie, White 16.00 Feb 23, 2007 Conroe William Edney 0
Drum, Red 29.00 Aug 7, 2009 Fairfield Larry Hartley snook fly-lime punch
Gar, Longnose 59.00 Aug 18, 2012 Sulphur River Ryan King gar streamer
Sunfish, Green 10.00 Sep 19, 2015 Little Blanco River Marco N. Garcia black wullu bugger
Sunfish, Longear 10.00 Feb 18, 2018 Colorado River Jason R. Hennesey Henneseyin.s purple headed
Sunfish, Other Hybrid 11.00 Sep 30, 2018 Lady Bird Lake Jamie Meaux crawfish briminator
Sunfish, Redbreast 10.50 Jun 30, 2010 Guadalupe River Michael Schraeder wooly bugger
Sunfish, Redear 12.50 Aug 18, 2014 San Marcos River Molly H. Polk anderson slayer
Trout, Rainbow 27.50 Feb 1, 2011 Guadalupe River Stephen Watts wooly bugger