Water Body Records for Brazos Lake

Updated November 28, 2022

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Weight Records

This page ranks weight records caught by rod & reel, fly rod and bow fishing. All-Tackle rankings are displayed on a separate page.

All-Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 8.55 24.50 Feb 28, 2018 Ricky Mendoza Jr. crankbait 
Bass, Striped 7.15 Dec 18, 2021 Jose L Granda Cut Perch 
Bass, White 0.80 12.75 Mar 12, 2018 Keith Miller Fly Rod, mason wooly bugger 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 19.50 33.50 Feb 6, 2021 Miguel Castillo Shad 
Carp, Common 12.40 Jul 16, 2008 Jared Diedrich dough bait 
Catfish, Blue 52.60 46.00 Nov 2, 2018 Tony Montoya shad 
Catfish, Channel 17.01 32.00 Aug 12, 2018 Tony Montoya cut shad 
Catfish, Flathead 38.25 44.00 Aug 10, 2020 Yasmani Mario Vasquez Shad 
Crappie, Black 1.30 Mar 6, 2021 Robert Kyle Fitzhugh Minnow 
Crappie, White 2.01 13.50 Aug 14, 2022 Luca James Gonzales Live Minnow 
Drum, Freshwater 14.95 29.00 Apr 22, 2022 Michael A. Fulton Bluegill 
Gar, Longnose 1.80 27.00 Sep 21, 2018 Luke Purvis minnow 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 2.38 16.50 Jan 15, 2020 Cole Risinger diver frog 
Bass, White 0.80 12.75 Mar 12, 2018 Keith Miller mason wooly bugger 
Catfish, Channel 2.05 17.50 Mar 13, 2018 Keith Miller  
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Buffalo, Smallmouth 18.60 28.75 Jun 23, 2009 Joshua Sears
Carp, Common 8.80 25.63 Jun 23, 2009 Joshua Sears
Carp, Grass 24.80 37.00 Jun 19, 2010 Joshua Sears
Drum, Freshwater 9.40 27.25 Jun 23, 2009 Joshua Sears
Gar, Longnose 11.14 44.00 Mar 26, 2010 Joshua Sears
Redhorse, Gray 3.20 18.50 Jul 25, 2010 Joshua Sears

Note: Bow fishing for blue, channel and flathead catfish was legal only from September 1, 2006 to August 31, 2008. Applications for bow fishing records can no longer be accepted for these species.

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 2.00 Oct 2, 2021 Samuel Wyatt Fitzhugh Minnow 
Carp, Common 12.40 Jul 16, 2008 Jared Diedrich dough bait 
Crappie, White 2.01 13.50 Aug 14, 2022 Luca James Gonzales Live Minnow 
Gar, Longnose 1.80 27.00 Sep 21, 2018 Luke Purvis minnow 
Sunfish, Bluegill 0.30 7.25 Mar 30, 2018 Fisher Miller nightcrawler 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 0.30 8.00 Jul 30, 2019 Fisher Miller mason wooly bugger 

Catch and Release Records (by length)

All Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 24.50 Feb 28, 2018 Ricky Mendoza Jr. crankbait 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 33.50 Feb 6, 2021 Miguel Castillo Shad 
Catfish, Blue 46.00 Nov 2, 2018 Tony Montoya shad 
Catfish, Channel 32.00 Aug 12, 2018 Tony Montoya cut shad 
Drum, Freshwater 29.00 Apr 22, 2022 Michael A. Fulton Bluegill