Water Body Records for Devils River

Updated May 29, 2024

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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 10.05 26.50 Jan 11, 2006 Kenneth Walterscheid rubber crawdad 
Bass, Smallmouth 5.00 20.50 Mar 24, 2017 Chris Fuqua Wacky Rig 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 26.20 33.75 Apr 6, 2018 Jamie Meaux Fly Rod, May's crearwater Crayfish 
Carp, Common 7.93 Oct 29, 2023 Kyle Trainor Fly Rod, Baby Cray 
Cichlid, Rio Grande 0.79 9.75 Apr 5, 2018 Jamie Meaux Fly Rod, J-moe loc-jaw 
Sunfish, Bluegill 0.52 8.00 May 18, 2011 Chuck Dewey worm 
Sunfish, Redbreast 0.56 9.17 Oct 16, 2004 Jimmy Darnell Fly Rod, popping bug 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 4.00 19.50 Mar 10, 2016 Jeff Brodnax craw streamer 
Bass, Smallmouth 4.50 18.50 Mar 5, 2016 Jeff Brodnax craw streamer 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 26.20 33.75 Apr 6, 2018 Jamie Meaux May's crearwater Crayfish 
Carp, Common 7.93 Oct 29, 2023 Kyle Trainor Baby Cray 
Cichlid, Rio Grande 0.79 9.75 Apr 5, 2018 Jamie Meaux J-moe loc-jaw 
Sunfish, Redbreast 0.56 9.17 Oct 16, 2004 Jimmy Darnell popping bug 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Buffalo, Smallmouth 37.00 36.50 Aug 31, 2006 Steve Rowse

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

No junior records are reported for this water body in the Rod & Reel, Fly Fishing or Bow Fishing categories. Check the All-Tackle Records for additional possibilities.

Catch and Release Records (by length)

All Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 25.50 Apr 13, 2019 Aaron McComas Baby Brush Hog 
Bass, Smallmouth 21.50 Mar 14, 2011 Garrett Lehrman  
Buffalo, Smallmouth 33.75 Apr 6, 2018 Jamie Meaux Fly Rod, May's crearwater Crayfish 
Cichlid, Rio Grande 9.50 Mar 19, 2017 Alan Hunter Fly Rod, May's clearwater crayfish 
Fly Fishing
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 21.75 Mar 18, 2017 Alan Hunter May's clearwater crayfish 
Bass, Smallmouth 18.50 Mar 5, 2016 Jeff Brodnax craw streamer 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 33.75 Apr 6, 2018 Jamie Meaux May's crearwater Crayfish 
Cichlid, Rio Grande 9.50 Mar 19, 2017 Alan Hunter May's clearwater crayfish 

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Smallmouth 21.50 Mar 14, 2011 Garrett Lehrman