Water Body Records for Inks

Updated January 30, 2023

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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, Guadalupe 3.60 18.25 Sep 25, 2021 Josh Ramon Crank Bait 
Bass, Hybrid Striped 8.75 26.13 May 2, 2015 Richard M. Nelms glass minnow 
Bass, Largemouth 12.50 27.00 Feb 18, 2017 Christopher A. Snyder Grande Bass Blue Fleck Ra 
Bass, Striped 37.05 42.00 Feb 27, 1992 Ronald Neusch  
Bass, White 2.80 17.75 Mar 26, 2011 Ralph Rodriguez road runner 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 40.25 37.75 Dec 31, 2010 Adam Kartzke fake maize 
Carp, Common 15.06 32.00 Dec 31, 2010 Chris Munn boile 
Catfish, Blue 45.80 43.00 Oct 15, 2022 Ervin Paul sunfish 
Catfish, Channel 9.80 27.25 Aug 22, 2006 G. A. Anderson chicken liver 
Catfish, Flathead 23.50 38.50 Aug 14, 2016 Wayne L. Alberthal missle baits D bomb 
Crappie, Black 1.65 14.60 Mar 15, 2017 John Young  
Crappie, White 1.60 14.00 Apr 6, 2002 David Bell rebel crank bait 
Drum, Freshwater 8.80 26.50 Apr 29, 2019 Maria Mingos shad 
Gar, Longnose 12.20 53.50 Jul 16, 2019 Zander A. Wisenburg minnow 
Sunfish, Bluegill 1.70 12.31 Sep 25, 2022 Heidi A. McCord Nightcrawlers 
Sunfish, Other Hybrid 0.70 10.00 Aug 5, 2022 Jariah Szust Popper Frog 
Sunfish, Redbreast 0.55 May 3, 2021 Robert Williamson Fly Rod, Rubber Legged Dragon 
Sunfish, Redear 1.13 11.25 Dec 15, 2015 Gatlin Gilmore worm 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Guadalupe 1.10 13.25 Sep 2, 2018 Jamie Meaux briminator 
Bass, Largemouth 3.50 19.50 Jun 9, 2021 Tim Kapp White Popper 
Bass, White 1.40 14.25 Apr 17, 2002 Don Thompson yellow streamer 
Catfish, Channel 3.60 22.50 May 3, 2020 William Furst wooly bugger 
Drum, Freshwater 5.00 22.50 Feb 14, 2020 Tim Kapp wooly bugger 
Sunfish, Bluegill 0.70 10.12 Jun 23, 2022 Jason Slamen  
Sunfish, Redbreast 0.55 May 3, 2021 Robert Williamson Rubber Legged Dragon 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Buffalo, Smallmouth 47.00 37.00 Feb 19, 2014 Brandon Dubose
Carp, Common 23.90 34.50 Feb 24, 2018 Aaron Barton
Carp, Grass 34.20 38.00 Jul 2, 2019 Matthew Perry
Carpsucker, River 8.40 23.00 Feb 25, 2018 Candice Combs
Catfish, Blue 4.76 23.88 Jul 27, 2007 Steven Lindgren
Catfish, Channel 5.66 23.50 Jul 13, 2007 Bradley ODell
Drum, Freshwater 7.08 24.50 Jun 17, 2009 Jason Faherty
Gar, Longnose 17.00 52.00 Feb 25, 2018 Brett Bailey
Shad, Gizzard 1.05 15.00 Jul 13, 2007 Steven Lindgren
Sunfish, Bluegill 0.80 10.06 Jan 29, 2022 Randy M. Hodges Jr.

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, Guadalupe 2.06 15.75 Aug 21, 2014 Blake D. Lilly soft plastic worm 
Bass, Largemouth 10.10 26.00 Jun 8, 2008 Chandler Ralston live shad 
Catfish, Channel 6.88 27.75 Mar 15, 2016 Frederico Cappadona chicken Liver 
Catfish, Flathead 8.80 26.50 Apr 2, 2016 Zander A. Wisenburg Minnow 
Drum, Freshwater 4.55 20.00 Jul 26, 2014 Andrew Ziegler jerk bait 
Gar, Longnose 12.20 53.50 Jul 16, 2019 Zander A. Wisenburg minnow 
Sunfish, Bluegill 0.88 10.00 Jan 12, 2015 Hannah Evans rapala 
Sunfish, Redear 1.13 11.25 Dec 15, 2015 Gatlin Gilmore worm 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 2.00 16.00 Apr 2, 2016 Garrett Young Wooly Bugger 

Catch and Release Records (by length)

All Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Guadalupe 15.75 Aug 21, 2014 Blake D. Lilly soft plastic worm 
Bass, Largemouth 25.00 Aug 24, 2017 Evan Coleman drop shot 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 37.75 Dec 31, 2010 Adam Kartzke fake maize 
Catfish, Blue 43.00 Oct 15, 2022 Ervin Paul sunfish 
Sunfish, Bluegill 10.37 Jul 9, 2022 Andy Ridge Nightcrawler 
Sunfish, Redear 11.25 Dec 15, 2015 Gatlin Gilmore worm 
Fly Fishing
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Sunfish, Bluegill 10.25 Jun 9, 2021 Tim Kapp Black and Blue Popper 

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Guadalupe 15.75 Aug 21, 2014 Blake D. Lilly soft plastic worm 
Catfish, Blue 39.00 Dec 24, 2013 Zander A. Wisenburg perch 
Sunfish, Redear 11.25 Dec 15, 2015 Gatlin Gilmore worm