Water Body Records for Neches 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, Hybrid Striped 12.50 27.00 Jul 10, 1992 Chris Moody  
Bass, Largemouth 7.70 23.00 Mar 11, 2021 Thomas Hurlburt fluke 
Bass, Spotted 2.13 15.13 Jun 24, 1995 Marshall Bynum  
Bass, White 1.64 15.50 Feb 26, 2023 Jamie Meaux Fly Rod, Yeguda Yoda 
Bass, Yellow 0.59 10.00 Feb 26, 2023 Jamie Meaux Fly Rod, Yegua Yoda 
Catfish, Blue 24.90 34.50 Mar 17, 2019 Dale Williams cut perch 
Catfish, Channel 7.31 25.25 Apr 10, 2020 Christopher Hayter live perch 
Catfish, Flathead 32.20 Apr 5, 2024 Aaron Stout Sunfish 
Crappie, Black 1.20 12.75 Mar 2, 2019 James King live minnow 
Crappie, White 3.00 17.00 Jul 18, 1986 Tony Martin  
Drum, Freshwater 9.00 23.50 Jul 8, 2018 Christopher Hayter dead shrimp 
Sunfish, Bluegill 0.60 4.75 Oct 4, 2001 Billy Autery Fly Rod,  
Sunfish, Redear 0.57 8.75 Jun 15, 2011 Logan O'Dell jig 
Sunfish, Warmouth 0.50 8.50 Apr 25, 2010 Terry DeWitt spinner bait 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Hybrid Striped 4.45 21.50 Mar 18, 1999 Jim Beasley clouser minnow 
Bass, White 1.64 15.50 Feb 26, 2023 Jamie Meaux Yeguda Yoda 
Bass, Yellow 0.59 10.00 Feb 26, 2023 Jamie Meaux Yegua Yoda 
Crappie, White 1.81 14.50 Mar 31, 1999 Jim Beasley clouser minnow 
Drum, Freshwater 1.50 16.75 Feb 20, 2014 Bryan Smith # 8 Clauser Minnow 
Sunfish, Bluegill 0.60 4.75 Oct 4, 2001 Billy Autery  
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Bowfin 7.34 23.00 Feb 14, 2016 Benny Elliott
Buffalo, Smallmouth 22.50 28.50 Feb 15, 2016 Benny Elliott
Catfish, Blue 19.25 33.50 May 19, 2008 Shawn Bible
Gar, Alligator 204.00 98.50 May 30, 2016 Shawn Bible
Gar, Longnose 25.36 57.00 Jun 10, 2019 Drew McKeethan

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, Hybrid Striped 3.18 18.75 Apr 5, 2010 Forrest Walker  
Catfish, Flathead 32.20 Apr 5, 2024 Aaron Stout Sunfish 
Crappie, Black 0.80 11.38 Oct 24, 2010 Logan O'Dell jig 
Sunfish, Redear 0.57 8.75 Jun 15, 2011 Logan O'Dell jig 
Sunfish, Warmouth 0.50 8.38 May 14, 2010 Logan O'Dell plastic worm 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Gar, Longnose 25.36 57.00 Jun 10, 2019 Drew McKeethan