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State Saltwater Records: Catch and Release

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Rod & Reel
SpeciesLengthDateWaterBodyAnglerBait
Catfish, Gafftopsail 27.00 Jul 23, 2007 Sabine Lake Mike Darder mullet
Cobia 40.25 Oct 30, 2017 Gulf of Mexico Barry Osborn Fly Rod, clouser
Croaker, Atlantic 18.88 Nov 28, 2008 Galveston Bay Logan Bond shrimp
Drum, Black 56.25 Jun 16, 2009 Aransas Bay Gary Barclay shrimp
Drum, Red 60.50 Aug 14, 2011 Baffin Bay (Upper Laguna Madre) Wendy Covey croaker
Flounder, Southern 25.00 Nov 18, 2006 Corpus Christi Bay Filip Spencer
Gar, Alligator 91.00 Sep 16, 2015 Matagorda Bay Paul Block mullet
Jack, Crevalle 44.50 Mar 5, 2019 Matagorda Bay Chance Bolten artificial DOA shrimp
Ladyfish 24.50 Jun 17, 2018 Corpus Christi Bay Zachary Balcar cut bait
Mackerel, King 44.50 Feb 16, 2019 Gulf of Mexico Barry Osborn sardine
Mackerel, Spanish 29.75 Jul 25, 2015 Gulf of Mexico Julian Choi
Seatrout, Sand 18.38 Feb 14, 2009 Galveston Bay Clint Barghi gambler flapp`n shad
Seatrout, Spotted 30.75 Dec 5, 2006 Corpus Christi Bay Filip Spencer MirrOlure
Sheepshead 23.00 Mar 4, 2012 Matagorda Bay Kimberly Wofford live shrimp
Snapper, Red 31.50 Oct 24, 2013 Gulf of Mexico Joseph L. Bokorney II arrowhead jig
Snook, common 40.00 Oct 1, 2007 Lower Laguna Madre Glenn Lemke zara spook
Tarpon 91.00 Sep 19, 2018 Gulf of Mexico Michael R. Kubecka cobia killer lure
Tunny, Little 28.25 Aug 4, 2019 Gulf of Mexico Barry Osborn Fly Rod, shrimp fly
Fly Fishing
SpeciesLengthDateWaterBodyAnglerBait
Cobia 40.25 Oct 30, 2017 Gulf of Mexico Barry Osborn clouser
Drum, Black 43.50 Aug 26, 2007 San Antonio Bay Mark Murray Horbey Spoon Fly
Drum, Red 46.50 Aug 14, 2019 Matagorda Bay Candace Kern rust toad fly
Jack, Crevalle 40.00 Sep 17, 2009 Gulf of Mexico Ronald Cruse clouser
Ladyfish 23.00 Sep 19, 2008 Gulf of Mexico Scott Horn clouser
Mackerel, King 41.50 Nov 24, 2018 Gulf of Mexico Barry Osborn Osborn dolphin
Seatrout, Spotted 29.50 Dec 18, 2006 Corpus Christi Bay Filip Spencer Pinky Lee Lee
Sheepshead 20.50 Dec 7, 2009 Corpus Christi Bay Filip Spencer Green Lee Lee
Snapper, Red 26.50 Nov 10, 2019 Gulf of Mexico Barry Osborn Osborn mullet
Snook, common 35.00 Aug 12, 2006 Lower Laguna Madre Robert Shearon EG Bunny Fly
Tunny, Little 28.25 Aug 4, 2019 Gulf of Mexico Barry Osborn shrimp fly