Water Body Records for Gulf of Mexico

Updated December 3, 2019

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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.

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Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Amberjack, Greater 133.00 68.00 Aug 4, 2019 Tricia Conner
Angelfish, Blue 5.64 18.75 May 19, 1993 Kirk Zuch
Angelfish, French 8.70 18.50 Sep 11, 1994 Dennis Daye
Aulopus, Yellowfin 1.31 16.00 Aug 7, 2009 Richard La Bouliere squid 
Barracuda, Great 52.81 63.43 Sep 4, 1993 Kim Calzada
Bass, Longtail 4.30 22.50 Aug 2, 2008 Mike Bednar mackerel 
Beardfish 8.90 25.00 Sep 17, 2009 Steve Roberts cut bait 
Bigeye 2.40 17.25 Mar 20, 1989 Suzannah Creech
Bigeye, Short 1.00 11.00 Oct 16, 1991 Luis A. Gomez
Bluefish 16.62 36.63 Jan 11, 1987 Alex Koumonduros
Boarfish, Deepbody 0.63 7.91 Aug 14, 2009 John Hanson squid 
Bonefish 3.75 23.25 Nov 19, 1977 C. W. Morris
Bonito, Atlantic 27.00 0.00 Jul 1, 1969 Eddie Groth
Bonnethead 24.30 50.12 Aug 18, 2004 Pamela Joseph
Brotula, Bearded 17.01 37.00 Jul 13, 2012 Richard C. Greer live bait 
Burrfish, Striped 1.62 12.00 Mar 11, 2014 Trent Lake shrimp 
Catfish, Gafftopsail 13.33 34.00 Dec 13, 1981 Herman Koehne Jr
Catfish, Hardhead 3.31 19.00 Sep 18, 1997 William Cuneo
Chub, Bermuda 8.97 23.50 Jun 20, 2007 John Godfrey squid/mix 
Chub, Yellow 8.97 24.00 Jun 26, 1994 Christopher McSwain
Cobia 108.44 71.00 May 9, 1998 Michael Albanese
Coney 4.70 21.25 Aug 2, 2008 Robert Fouse
Conger, Yellow 21.00 71.00 Jun 17, 1996 Bradley Poulsen
Cottonwick 2.30 16.00 Mar 22, 1998 Travis McNeil
Creole-fish 1.56 14.00 Mar 21, 2004 Robby Gillis
Croaker, Atlantic 4.42 21.00 Sep 4, 2011 Christopher Zamarripa squid 
Cubbyu 1.00 11.13 Apr 16, 1987 Steve Qualia
Cutlassfish, Atlantic 2.15 40.75 Mar 9, 2013 Ty Slocum piggy perch 
Doctorfish 1.26 11.62 Apr 14, 1997 Jerry McCullin
Dogfish, Cuban 4.63 30.50 Aug 20, 2011 Trevin Eckersley squid 
Dogfish, Smooth 26.50 50.88 Mar 2, 1998 George Flores
Dogfish, Spiny 21.00 50.75 Oct 26, 1986 Vicki Kusey
Dolphin 65.70 67.00 Jun 21, 2008 Ryan Foster moldcraft/balyhoo 
Dolphin, Pompano 4.10 25.88 Aug 3, 1990 Tommy Gueldner
Driftfish, Black 25.37 35.37 Jul 10, 2010 Darrell Bezecny squid 
Drum, Black 81.00 51.18 Jun 19, 1988 Wally Escobar Jr.
Drum, Red 59.50 54.25 Jan 30, 2000 Artie Longron
Durgon, Black 3.69 16.75 Dec 20, 2017 Jonathan McIntyre shrimp 
Eel, Shrimp 0.69 24.50 Aug 3, 1990 Megan Gower
Eel, Snapper 16.80 67.00 Aug 28, 2004 Taylor Walker dead mullet 
Escolar 35.60 47.25 Oct 4, 2016 Chase G. Warburton Jig 
Escolar, Roudi 5.38 32.00 Jul 22, 2007 Eric Ozolins squid 
Filefish, Scrawled 4.66 23.00 May 2, 2010 Jason Harries squid 
Filefish, Unicorn 5.00 21.63 Sep 25, 1987 Eugene Foreman Jr.
Flag, Spanish 0.69 10.51 Jul 31, 2019 Diana K. Morris squid 
Flounder, Southern 8.88 26.00 Nov 28, 1993 Roy Howell
Flyingfishes, Margined 0.79 14.50 Jun 21, 1986 Adolf Schulz
Gag 69.40 51.00 Oct 5, 2003 Tommy Angel Live Blue Runner 
Goatfish, Spotted 1.13 10.50 May 18, 2015 Reuben Sherman
Graysby 2.31 14.75 Mar 2, 1998 George Flores
Grouper, Black 124.00 63.00 Jan 11, 2003 Tim Oestreich II
Grouper, Comb 10.88 31.00 Sep 11, 2019 W. Walter Craig beeliner 
Grouper, Marbled 37.60 39.00 Oct 22, 2012 Shawn T. Ahl cut bait 
Grouper, Misty 5.69 22.00 Aug 28, 2009 Mike Luchak jig 
Grouper, Red 6.30 24.00 Mar 18, 2015 John R. Veale sardine 
Grouper, Snowy 49.81 43.25 Sep 10, 1993 Steve Cole
Grouper, Warsaw 302.70 75.00 Oct 18, 2006 Raul Reyes
Grouper, Yellowedge 34.25 41.88 Aug 7, 2010 Elmer Lang III live bait 
Grouper, Yellowfin 40.75 38.50 Nov 15, 1995 Karl Loessin
Grouper, Yellowmouth 24.50 39.75 Mar 31, 2004 Diane Howe squid 
Grunt, Barred 1.24 13.25 Jul 27, 2004 Ronald Lovett
Grunt, White 3.75 18.00 Jul 5, 1997 Dan Schmidt
Guaguanche 4.83 31.75 Nov 25, 1995 Ewalt Schneider
Guitarfish, Atlantic 4.44 31.50 May 25, 1998 Byron Noles Jr.
Hake, Carolina 1.60 16.00 Jan 31, 1996 Tony Langston
Hake, Gulf 6.70 28.50 Dec 4, 2010 Michael Anzalone
Hammerhead, Great 1,033.00 173.25 Jul 9, 2017 Timothy W. McClellen
Hammerhead, Scalloped 253.00 115.00 Jun 5, 2004 Davey Wright bonita 
Hammerhead, Smalleye 151.00 95.00 Oct 26, 1986 Louis Kusey III
Herring, Skipjack 3.34 26.50 Oct 11, 2001 Frank Budd Fly Rod, clouser 
Hind, Red 8.96 24.25 Jul 22, 1987 Adolf Schulz
Hind, Rock 5.03 19.00 Jul 18, 2019 Mark Herdade sardine 
Hind, Speckled 43.90 39.38 Oct 1, 2016 Joseph Stephenson bonita 
Hogfish, Spanish 2.25 15.88 Mar 25, 2000 Casey Cundieff
Hogfish, Spotfin 1.07 12.50 Jun 24, 1999 Jim Vuichard
Houndfish 4.50 37.40 Nov 15, 2013 Gary Long Maguroni Lure 
Jack, Almaco 50.30 49.00 Jul 5, 1996 Billy Winkler
Jack, Black 21.57 32.00 Sep 21, 2004 Roy Aimone mullet 
Jack, Cottonmouth 1.25 12.50 Jul 14, 1984 Frank Fuller
Jack, Crevalle 50.25 52.25 Jun 26, 1976 Francis Lyon
Jack, Horse-eye 32.00 43.13 Sep 8, 2012 Terry Lee Ramsey blue runner 
Jack, Yellow 15.98 35.75 Jun 6, 2009 Greg Cummings diamond jig 
Kingfish, Gulf 2.38 19.50 Mar 18, 1995 James Mulhern
Kingfish, Southern 3.62 22.00 Mar 7, 1992 Gilbert Perez
Ladyfish 5.73 28.50 Oct 3, 2016 Christopher Cremeen cut croaker 
Lancetfish, Longnose 8.20 53.75 Sep 28, 2016 Michael Davis squid 
Lionfish 1.25 14.50 Dec 17, 2018 Jonathan McIntyre live pin perch 
Lizardfish, Inshore 1.85 20.00 Oct 20, 1991 Winnie Poff
Lookdown 4.20 21.00 Mar 31, 2012 Fayez Nahhas
Mackerel, King 79.00 58.50 Aug 20, 2006 Mervin Leppo ribbon fish 
Mackerel, Snake 1.88 35.50 Jun 6, 2007 Peter Letts chrome jig 
Mackerel, Spanish 8.74 34.50 Aug 15, 1976 Bobby Tarter
Mako, Longfin 664.00 128.50 May 4, 1986 Donald Ewing
Mako, Shortfin 707.50 128.00 Jan 27, 2002 Jeff Shindle
Margate, Black 12.80 27.00 Jun 24, 2000 Charles Botello squid 
Marlin, Blue 972.70 132.25 Jul 11, 2014 Richard Richardson Jr. live bait 
Marlin, White 111.50 93.00 Aug 5, 1979 Geo Taggart
Midshipman, Atlantic 3.50 48.50 May 24, 2000 Robert Redgrave
Moonfish, Atlantic 1.20 14.50 Oct 20, 2015 Robert Bennett mirrodine 27 
Moray, Blackedged 3.10 39.00 May 30, 1999 Ronnie Vaughn
Moray, Blacktail 2.42 36.00 Mar 24, 1998 George Flores
Moray, Green 7.70 48.00 Aug 1, 1998 George Flores
Moray, Spotted 8.50 50.00 Mar 5, 1994 Louis Kusey III
Needlefish, Atlantic 0.90 28.75 Aug 3, 1990 Koy L. Kelley
Needlefish, Flat 2.75 38.94 Jul 3, 1994 Robin Dunn
Oilfish 61.38 60.75 Mar 18, 1995 Keith Johnson
Palometa 1.50 15.81 Jun 12, 2006 Henry Flores Jr. squid 
Perch, Sand 0.59 10.67 Dec 31, 1993 Robert Lathrop
Permit 1.50 14.75 Aug 30, 1993 Jared Guinn
Pinfish 2.88 17.75 Jul 1, 2012 Lucky Rabago
Pinfish, Spottail 1.51 12.50 Feb 25, 2016 Jeff Kaiser deadshrimp 
pomfret, Bigscale 23.12 33.50 Jul 23, 2017 Brian S. Cooper
Pompano, African 43.10 52.00 Feb 1, 2003 Hank Cram
Pompano, Florida 6.25 23.25 Jan 1, 1989 Wilbert Hettinger
Pompano, Irish 1.00 12.88 Sep 6, 2004 Johnny French Fishbites Fishn Strip 
Porgy, Jolthead 1.62 13.63 Aug 9, 2008 Derek York squid 
Porgy, Knobbed 5.80 19.75 Feb 21, 2000 Stanley Sweet
Porgy, Red 8.18 25.23 Jul 4, 2009 Johnny White cigar minnow 
Porgy, Whitebone 4.48 18.75 Mar 12, 1996 Stan Oftelie
Puddingwife 4.29 19.50 Sep 6, 1996 Adolf Schulz
Puffer, Smooth 10.75 30.00 Apr 8, 2001 Daniel Nassiff
Ray, Cownose 50.50 52.00 May 27, 1986 Freeman Gage Jr.
Ray, Lesser Electric 0.88 13.00 Oct 12, 1998 Byron Noles Jr. cut mullet 
Remora 4.00 28.25 Oct 29, 2017 Barry Osborn Fly Rod, clouser 
Rosefish, Blackbelly 3.04 17.50 Jun 22, 2013 Nicholas Pawlikowski cut bait 
Runner, Blue 9.57 28.38 Oct 3, 2001 Patrick L. Lemire
Runner, Rainbow 28.10 47.94 Apr 7, 2004 Keith Banks
Sailfish 95.00 97.50 Jul 12, 1972 Morton Cohn
Sawfish, Largetooth 736.00 0.00 Jan 1, 1939 Gus Pangarakis
Scamp 28.20 40.00 Jan 6, 2019 Brice Sanchez mendaden shad 
Scorpionfish, Highfin 1.00 12.25 Jun 7, 2015 Aaron Adams squid 
Scorpionfish, Spinycheek 3.10 17.50 Jul 2, 2011 John Shin
Scorpionfish, Spotted 3.25 16.50 May 5, 2012 Allen Lain Schulle cur bait 
Sea Bass, Rock 0.50 13.63 Apr 2, 2011 Kenny Flake squid 
Searobin, Blackwing 0.58 10.75 Jan 16, 1995 Robert Pope
Seatrout, Sand 0.75 12.88 Jul 8, 2000 Kenneth Thyssen Fly Rod, crystal minnow 
Seatrout, Silver 6.91 24.00 Feb 28, 1992 Gerry L. Tompkins
Seatrout, Spotted 13.13 31.50 May 25, 1969 Lanny Myers
Shark, Atlantic Sharpnose 18.50 43.00 Mar 28, 2015 Davey Wright whiting 
Shark, Bigeye Sixgill 8.36 40.00 Apr 17, 1996 Christopher Gonzales Jr.
Shark, Blacknose 45.00 57.00 Apr 29, 1993 Charles Gillispie
Shark, Blacktip 190.00 97.00 May 31, 2003 Davey Wright whole bonita 
Shark, Bull 508.00 141.20 Jul 3, 1994 Jimmy Hart
Shark, Dusky 530.00 129.00 Mar 1, 1975 Raymond Hein
Shark, Finetooth 160.00 90.35 Aug 6, 2016 Jason Armstrong dead fish 
Shark, Lemon 470.00 122.00 Aug 28, 1987 Jim Blackburn
Shark, Oceanic Whitetip 200.00 95.75 Jul 25, 2014 Blake Oestreich bonita 
Shark, Sandbar 226.00 92.00 Mar 21, 1975 James Wilson
Shark, Silky 556.00 140.00 Jul 23, 1973 Wolfgang Bushang
Shark, Spinner 212.60 89.75 Apr 29, 2000 Howell Kines
Shark, Thresher 333.00 158.50 May 2, 2002 Robert Robinson bonita 
Shark, Tiger 1,129.00 162.00 May 24, 1992 Chap Cain III
Sharksucker 4.50 30.50 Aug 8, 2004 Mariechen Spivey perch 
Sheepshead 7.38 21.00 Mar 18, 2005 Gary Beall Spoon w/shrimp 
Snake Eel, King 52.00 86.50 Feb 11, 1997 Patrick L. Lemire
Snapper, Black 11.10 26.50 Jul 27, 1987 Adolf Schulz
Snapper, blackfin 9.00 23.75 Sep 3, 2006 Dwayne Whitten
Snapper, Cubera 88.00 47.75 Jul 28, 2018 Garrison Moczygemba bermuda chub 
Snapper, Dog 22.82 33.75 Jun 3, 2018 Rene Hernandez squid 
Snapper, Gray 18.67 28.50 May 31, 1998 Steve Pumilia
Snapper, Lane 8.20 25.00 Aug 17, 2004 Rickey Ramirez live pinfish 
Snapper, Mutton 18.00 32.00 Nov 9, 2004 Roy O'Brian cut bait 
Snapper, Queen 12.00 34.75 Jun 4, 2013 Robert Kirschner squid 
Snapper, Red 38.75 40.00 Jun 1, 2014 Joseph L. Beaver squid 
Snapper, Silk 10.01 28.00 Jul 6, 2019 Tyler A. Young squid 
Snapper, Vermilion 5.71 23.00 May 28, 2015 Tim Oestreich II
Snapper, Yellowtail 9.87 29.50 Oct 10, 1992 Steve Kinzel
Snook, common 57.50 0.00 Jan 1, 1937 Louis Rawalt  
Spadefish, Atlantic 12.94 22.50 Aug 17, 2002 Edgar Artecona
Spearfish, Longbill 60.00 86.50 Aug 10, 1990 Kari Ann Alberthal
Squirrelfish 1.56 15.25 Nov 16, 2016 Seth Holbert squid 
Stargazer, Southern 3.30 15.75 Jan 29, 1993 Julian Sanchez
Stingray, Roughtail 241.00 84.00 Sep 2, 1991 Rick A. Jansky
Stingray, Southern 239.00 100.00 Oct 10, 1992 Davey Wright
Swordfish 493.00 145.75 Jun 4, 2013 Brian K. Barclay squid 
Tarpon 229.00 90.00 Aug 20, 2017 Michael Shane LaRue II coon pop 
Tiger, Sand 520.00 119.00 Apr 4, 1976 Joey Vermuelem
Tilefish 31.30 40.35 Jun 6, 2015 Jordan Silva squid 
Tilefish, Blueline 8.63 27.50 Aug 19, 2011 Trevin Eckersley squid tipped jig 
Tilefish, Goldface 4.50 21.25 Aug 6, 2010 Bruce Slaven squid 
Tilefish, Sand 2.81 24.00 May 31, 2016 Steve Andognini cut squid 
Toadfish, Gulf 3.00 15.88 Jun 17, 1989 Gay Landry
Tomtate 2.03 15.75 Mar 3, 1990 Donald McCarty
Triggerfish, Gray 12.46 27.50 Jun 19, 1996 Jason Waligura
Triggerfish, Ocean 11.20 25.50 Jun 12, 2011 Billy Sheridan
Triggerfish, Queen 10.49 24.50 Jul 15, 1989 Bruce F. Goates
Tripletail 29.03 31.75 Aug 5, 2016 Stephen W. Griffith live mullet 
Trunkfish, Smooth 0.76 9.00 Mar 22, 1998 Alan Miller squid 
Tuna, Bigeye 92.60 50.00 Jun 26, 2015 Cody Stitt ballyhoo 
Tuna, Blackfin 38.89 41.75 Jun 23, 1988 John Alvarez Jr
Tuna, Bluefin 808.00 103.00 May 4, 1985 Trina Isaacs
Tuna, Skipjack 28.25 33.88 Jun 20, 1981 Jimmy Welder
Tuna, Yellowfin 216.20 80.00 Oct 11, 1998 Jim Dickson
Tunny, Little 15.44 32.50 Jul 14, 2013 Robert Wilson zukers 
Wahoo 124.00 73.50 Jul 5, 1987 Terry Crider
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Amberjack, Greater 16.00 36.00 May 2, 2015 Nick Rizopoulos sea habit 
Barracuda, Great 26.20 52.75 Oct 29, 2006 Dave Speer blue/white ep baitfish 
Bluefish 3.00 19.25 Dec 6, 2004 Cory Martenson Corey's inverted rooster 
Catfish, Hardhead 0.81 13.50 Jul 30, 2019 Zane F. Bailey popper 
Chub, Bermuda 3.63 18.13 Sep 6, 2001 Jimmy Darnell clouser minnow 
Cobia 53.44 56.00 Jun 27, 2005 Robert Sloan Bone Head 
Dolphin 11.56 39.50 Aug 29, 2000 Jeffery Pierce Jeff's mackerel fly 
Drum, Red 33.00 46.00 Jun 29, 2006 Ed Henkel streamer 
Flounder, Southern 6.06 23.50 Nov 10, 2005 Robert Campbell Scott 9' Phillips Header 
Herring, Skipjack 3.34 26.50 Oct 11, 2001 Frank Budd clouser 
Jack, Almaco 3.25 19.50 Jan 1, 2014 Barry Osborn clouser 
Jack, Crevalle 30.00 40.00 Sep 17, 2009 Ronald Cruse clouser 
Jack, Horse-eye 8.70 29.13 Jun 17, 2001 Robert Sloan
Kingfish, Gulf 0.88 12.50 Nov 10, 2001 Thomas Sheehan clooser deep minnow 
Ladyfish 0.75 15.50 Aug 14, 2004 Anthony Chapa CBF automatic 
Mackerel, King 30.40 51.00 Nov 13, 2016 Barry Osborn baby dolphin lure 
Mackerel, Spanish 6.60 30.88 Jul 29, 2007 Christopher Golla Smartt christmas minnow 
Pinfish 0.70 10.00 Nov 30, 2002 Cory Martenson clouser 
Pompano, African 8.60 30.00 Aug 28, 2006 Stan Nabozny white chum fly 
Pompano, Florida 3.91 21.00 Jul 3, 2000 Gary Shelton pink rattling clouser 
Remora 4.00 28.25 Oct 29, 2017 Barry Osborn clouser 
Runner, Blue 5.50 24.25 Aug 7, 2003 Whitner Dietrich chum fly 
Runner, Rainbow 0.54 12.63 Aug 17, 2001 Kenneth Thyssen
Seatrout, Sand 0.75 12.88 Jul 8, 2000 Kenneth Thyssen crystal minnow 
Seatrout, Spotted 5.30 26.20 Nov 8, 2008 Jeff 'Birdsnest' Herman Chrome Clouser 
Shark, Atlantic Sharpnose 9.50 38.00 Aug 17, 2006 Brandon Shuler blue deceiver 
Shark, Blacktip 37.25 54.50 Sep 11, 2005 Clifton Blair blueback herring 
Shark, Silky 8.60 34.00 Aug 21, 1999 Robert Sloan streamer 
Sheepshead 5.27 20.50 Sep 2, 2000 Gary Shelton Jr. clouser 
Snapper, Gray 10.13 26.00 Aug 11, 2001 Casey Cox Casey's half & half 
Snapper, Red 12.69 29.25 Oct 12, 2014 Barry Osborn Clouser 
Snapper, Vermilion 3.00 19.75 Nov 13, 2016 Barry Osborn big eye clauser 
Spadefish, Atlantic 2.07 14.75 Jul 21, 2000 Connie Mack Moran chartreuse clouser 
Triggerfish, Gray 2.30 17.50 Oct 17, 2014 Barry Osborn
Tripletail 19.10 29.50 Jun 1, 2019 Charles H. Anderson streamer 
Tuna, Blackfin 24.20 36.50 Aug 8, 2004 Robert Sloan streamer 
Tunny, Little 13.90 29.50 Aug 1, 2006 Brandon Shuler Darren's Green Back 

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Amberjack, Greater 97.00 63.25 Apr 9, 2014 Amber Walker bonita 
Barracuda, Great 40.01 56.00 Aug 24, 2005 Daniel Haluzan live almaco jack 
Bass, Longtail 2.63 19.13 Jul 2, 2013 Connor Cochrane squid 
Bluefish 2.42 18.75 May 30, 2009 Brody McBee shrimp tail jig 
Bonito, Atlantic 13.15 27.25 Jul 8, 2011 Kendall Owens spanish sardine 
Bonnethead 19.90 46.00 Jun 12, 2013 Emilie E. Moticha sardine 
Catfish, Gafftopsail 5.31 26.50 Jul 19, 2013 David E. Benton II shrimp 
Catfish, Hardhead 0.94 14.00 Aug 19, 2004 Forrest Walker mullet 
Chub, Bermuda 6.75 22.50 Mar 21, 2008 Garrett Oswald spanish sardine 
Cobia 77.94 66.00 Jun 7, 2018 Grant W. Gale gulp 
Cottonwick 2.00 15.63 Aug 26, 2016 Chase M. Starling cigar minnow 
Croaker, Atlantic 4.42 21.00 Sep 4, 2011 Christopher Zamarripa squid 
Cutlassfish, Atlantic 2.15 40.75 Mar 9, 2013 Ty Slocum piggy perch 
Dolphin 45.00 50.50 Jun 9, 2006 Estee Combs mullet 
Drum, Black 9.81 26.50 Aug 27, 2005 Thomas Shelton live shrimp 
Drum, Red 32.00 45.00 Aug 15, 2013 Nick Appling
Eel, Snapper 16.80 67.00 Aug 28, 2004 Taylor Walker dead mullet 
Eel, Snapper 16.80 67.00 Aug 28, 2004 Taylor Walker dead mullet 
Gag 28.80 41.00 Jun 1, 2008 Evan Pfeffer
Goatfish, Spotted 1.13 10.50 May 18, 2015 Reuben Sherman
Grouper, Comb 8.60 28.00 Sep 5, 2015 Connor Dippelsmann
Grouper, Warsaw 132.30 60.00 Jun 11, 2011 Christopher Cremeen mullet 
Grouper, Yellowfin 4.20 19.00 Sep 6, 2015 Nathan Orsak Diamond Jig 
Grouper, Yellowmouth 11.80 30.00 Sep 6, 2015 Chase M. Starling squid 
Hind, Red 0.96 12.25 Jun 13, 2007 Max Wagner III squid 
Hind, Rock 2.25 15.13 Nov 19, 2009 Cody Eckhardt jig 
Hogfish, Spanish 1.65 16.00 Jul 25, 2017 Dalton J. Houser shrimp 
Jack, Almaco 14.00 33.00 Feb 14, 2015 Joshua Orsak squid 
Jack, Horse-eye 18.00 35.50 May 28, 2018 Mitchell Moczygemba
Kingfish, Gulf 2.10 17.00 Mar 22, 2019 Keegan Spencer shrimp 
Ladyfish 5.56 30.00 Oct 18, 2008 Jake Hornberger
Mackerel, King 56.80 63.00 Jul 11, 2014 Seamus M. Caskey blue runner 
Mackerel, Spanish 4.50 27.50 Oct 26, 2008 Justin Golla live mullet 
Pompano, African 23.00 43.75 Jul 17, 2010 Tori Frels live bait 
Pompano, Florida 4.63 21.50 Dec 31, 2007 Justin Golla shrimp & fish bites 
Porgy, Knobbed 1.52 13.50 Mar 5, 2006 Matthew Colin Decuir squid 
Porgy, Red 2.60 17.13 Sep 6, 2015 Chase M. Starling squid 
Porgy, Whitebone 0.81 10.50 Sep 2, 2007 Aaron Hardin
Ray, Cownose 25.09 28.75 Aug 23, 2008 Brody McBee cut bait 
Remora 2.31 28.00 Jun 9, 2015 Connor Cochrane Fly Rod, single hook 
Runner, Blue 5.80 25.00 May 25, 2018 Justin Williams squid 
Runner, Rainbow 11.06 35.50 Jul 5, 2014 Cannan King piggy perch 
Scorpionfish, Spinycheek 1.46 13.34 Mar 5, 2006 Matthew Colin Decuir megabait jig 
Shark, Atlantic Sharpnose 18.50 43.00 Mar 28, 2015 Davey Wright whiting 
Shark, Blacktip 117.80 81.00 Jul 9, 2004 Mariechen Spivey perch 
Shark, Bull 227.50 94.00 Jan 25, 2019 Johnny L. Garner
Shark, Sandbar 100.00 87.00 Jul 31, 2004 Alex Neely Ruby Lip Grunt 
Shark, Spinner 155.00 82.00 Mar 25, 2019 Boone Dirk jack crevelle 
Shark, Tiger 717.00 144.00 Jun 10, 2017 Payton K. Bailey jack head 
Sharksucker 4.50 30.50 Aug 8, 2004 Mariechen Spivey perch 
Sheepshead 3.11 19.75 Mar 2, 2019 Alistar Spencer shrimp 
Snapper, Cubera 88.00 47.75 Jul 28, 2018 Garrison Moczygemba bermuda chub 
Snapper, Dog 7.31 24.50 Aug 8, 2004 Mariechen Spivey perch 
Snapper, Gray 12.56 27.63 Jul 12, 2015 Eric W. Sikes croaker 
Snapper, Lane 3.63 19.00 Jul 14, 2007 Kevin Wilson squid 
Snapper, Queen 2.81 21.75 Jul 2, 2013 Connor Cochrane squid 
Snapper, Red 25.80 38.38 Jun 12, 2011 James Schmidt squid/jig 
Snapper, Vermilion 4.38 22.50 Jul 13, 2013 Tanner White shad 
Spadefish, Atlantic 5.65 18.50 Jun 28, 2006 Shannon Williams squid 
Squirrelfish 1.16 14.90 Mar 2, 2013 Audie Wilburn squid 
Stargazer, Southern 1.70 12.00 May 24, 2006 Rickey T. Collard
Swordfish 93.50 98.00 Aug 15, 2019 Caden Reagan squid 
Tilefish 21.20 36.30 Jul 11, 2013 Tanner White piggy perch 
Triggerfish, Gray 3.22 19.00 Mar 5, 2006 Matthew Colin Decuir squid 
Triggerfish, Ocean 4.17 17.50 Aug 12, 2007 Richard Samora squid 
Tripletail 22.10 30.25 Aug 2, 2008 Carson Chambers shrimp 
Tuna, Blackfin 29.35 33.00 Aug 6, 2005 Taylor Walker lure 
Tuna, Skipjack 16.10 29.00 Jun 1, 2015 Zane F. Bailey Islander lure 
Tuna, Yellowfin 129.50 59.00 Jul 31, 2009 Jacob Weisfeld squid 
Tunny, Little 11.97 31.00 Jul 21, 2007 John Michael Decuir sardine 
Wahoo 89.90 77.00 Jul 7, 2007 Luke Rabon yo-zuri deep dive crankba 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Catfish, Hardhead 0.81 13.50 Jul 30, 2019 Zane F. Bailey popper 
Dolphin 5.70 31.00 Aug 5, 2005 Kyle Lesak tube fly 
Ladyfish 0.75 15.50 Aug 14, 2004 Anthony Chapa CBF automatic 
Mackerel, Spanish 2.00 20.50 Sep 2, 2006 Nick Rizopoulos clouser minnow 
Remora 2.31 28.00 Jun 9, 2015 Connor Cochrane single hook 
Snapper, Gray 9.06 25.25 Aug 15, 2019 Zane F. Bailey feather fly 

Catch and Release Records (by length)

All Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Catfish, Gafftopsail 23.25 Jun 22, 2013 Zachary Seltz cut mullet 
Cobia 40.25 Oct 30, 2017 Barry Osborn Fly Rod, clouser 
Drum, Black 40.00 Jan 17, 2016 Michael Fillmore Jr. shrimp 
Jack, Crevalle 41.50 Oct 15, 2010 Barry Osborn gold spoon 
Ladyfish 23.50 Sep 16, 2017 Eli Smart scaled sardine 
Mackerel, King 44.50 Feb 16, 2019 Barry Osborn sardine 
Mackerel, Spanish 29.75 Jul 25, 2015 Julian Choi
Sheepshead 18.50 Jun 4, 2013 Alexander Butler Fly Rod, imitation crab 
Snapper, Red 31.50 Oct 24, 2013 Joseph L. Bokorney II arrowhead jig 
Tarpon 91.00 Sep 19, 2018 Michael R. Kubecka cobia killer lure 
Tunny, Little 28.25 Aug 4, 2019 Barry Osborn Fly Rod, shrimp fly 
Fly Fishing
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Cobia 40.25 Oct 30, 2017 Barry Osborn clouser 
Jack, Crevalle 40.00 Sep 17, 2009 Ronald Cruse clouser 
Mackerel, King 41.50 Nov 24, 2018 Barry Osborn Osborn dolphin 
Sheepshead 18.50 Jun 4, 2013 Alexander Butler imitation crab 
Snapper, Red 25.25 Jun 15, 2013 Barry Osborn Chartreuse Clouser 
Tunny, Little 28.25 Aug 4, 2019 Barry Osborn shrimp fly 

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Catfish, Gafftopsail 22.00 Jun 26, 2016 Steven Lee Riddles III mullet 
Drum, Black 40.00 Jan 17, 2016 Michael Fillmore Jr. shrimp