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Water Body Records for Choke Canyon Reservoir

Updated March 30, 2020

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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 15.45 26.25 Jan 21, 2009 Brad Bookmyer crankbait 
Bass, White 3.69 19.50 Dec 30, 1992 Lee Leonard  
Bluegill 0.50 8.63 Jul 15, 2006 Ashton Naylor Fly Rod, yellow foam hopper 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 49.00 35.00 Jan 25, 2010 John Piskor dough bait 
Carp, Common 16.40 31.50 Sep 20, 2019 Landyn Lyne dough bait 
Catfish, Blue 50.06 47.00 Apr 15, 2012 Shane Pfullman jig 
Catfish, Channel 8.20 24.00 Feb 1, 2002 Wallace Gee  
Catfish, Flathead 31.63 39.50 Jun 23, 2013 Curtis W. Ogburn Little John DD Clear Char 
Crappie, Black 3.50 16.50 Jan 15, 1989 James Plotts  
Crappie, White 2.20 14.60 Dec 8, 2019 Eric C. Ortiz jighead minnow 
Drum, Freshwater 17.65 29.25 Mar 31, 1996 Michael Morales  
Gar, Alligator 216.00 96.25 Aug 15, 2017 Rock Shaw carp 
Gar, Longnose 18.00 51.50 Aug 15, 2017 Rock Shaw carp 
Tilapia, Blue 1.75 13.50 Jul 15, 2006 Ashton Naylor Fly Rod, yellow foam hopper 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 6.95 22.00 Oct 1, 2004 David Naylor Pencil Popper 
Bass, White 1.30 14.25 May 4, 2007 David Naylor  
Bluegill 0.50 8.63 Jul 15, 2006 Ashton Naylor yellow foam hopper 
Catfish, Channel 2.07 18.75 Jul 27, 2005 David Naylor popper 
Drum, Freshwater 4.00 19.50 May 22, 2006 David Naylor clouser 
Tilapia, Blue 1.75 13.50 Jul 15, 2006 Ashton Naylor yellow foam hopper 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Buffalo, Smallmouth 68.00 42.00 Feb 2, 2019 Martin Reina
Carp, Common 27.20 34.00 Mar 16, 2018 Austin Camber
Carp, Grass 61.78 49.50 May 6, 2010 Shane Kelley
Catfish, Blue 4.46 23.00 Mar 1, 2008 Robert Blackburn
Drum, Freshwater 5.75 21.50 May 24, 2009 Mathew Hendrickson
Gar, Alligator 211.00 85.25 May 22, 2009 Kyle Carter
Gar, Longnose 14.41 48.00 Aug 1, 2015 Richard Fleury
Gar, Shortnose 6.50 31.50 May 24, 2009 Mathew Hendrickson
Gar, Spotted 7.60 33.00 Nov 23, 2019 Frank Okruhlik Jr.
Tilapia, Blue 4.00 17.00 Apr 20, 2018 Kyle Bronder
Tilapia, Hybrid 5.70 18.25 Jul 17, 2010 Brent Black
Tilapia, Unclassified 3.56 15.25 Oct 21, 2007 Mathew Hendrickson

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 11.71 25.50 Jul 20, 2008 Austin Gove  
Bass, White 1.02 14.25 Apr 30, 2011 Julie White  
Bluegill 0.50 8.63 Jul 15, 2006 Ashton Naylor Fly Rod, yellow foam hopper 
Carp, Common 16.40 31.50 Sep 20, 2019 Landyn Lyne dough bait 
Catfish, Blue 20.70 34.00 Apr 3, 2010 Joshua Moncada cheesebait 
Crappie, Black 2.01 14.80 Mar 24, 2010 Colton Fennell minnow 
Crappie, White 1.56 13.50 Oct 21, 2019 Max Wiggins minnow 
Drum, Freshwater 6.96 22.75 Apr 30, 2011 Daniel White  
Gar, Alligator 4.51 29.50 Oct 23, 2009 Colton Kneuper shad 
Tilapia, Blue 1.75 13.50 Jul 15, 2006 Ashton Naylor Fly Rod, yellow foam hopper 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 3.00 17.25 Jul 21, 2007 Ashton Naylor  
Bluegill 0.50 8.63 Jul 15, 2006 Ashton Naylor yellow foam hopper 
Tilapia, Blue 1.75 13.50 Jul 15, 2006 Ashton Naylor yellow foam hopper 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Catfish, Blue 4.46 23.00 Mar 1, 2008 Robert Blackburn
Gar, Alligator 73.80 66.00 Jun 15, 2016 Reid Nicolau
Gar, Spotted 5.61 33.00 Jun 21, 2018 Morgan Kegebein

Catch and Release Records (by length)

All Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 27.25 Aug 29, 2009 Raymond Austin Jr.  
Carp, Common 34.00 Apr 16, 2011 Katee Flores canned corn 
Catfish, Blue 42.50 Aug 1, 2011 Cliff Hill shad 
Catfish, Channel 30.00 Apr 19, 2015 Leo Flores cheese 
Gar, Alligator 80.00 Mar 26, 2011 Leo Flores cut bait