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Top 50 Largemouth Bass

RankWater BodyWeight (lb.)Length (in.)DateAnglerState RecordWater Record
1 Lake Fork 18.18 25.5  1992-01-24 Barry StClair X  
2 Lake Fork 17.67 27.5  1986-11-26 Mark Stevenson    
3 Lake Fork 17.64 28  1989-04-01 Stan Moss    
4 Lake Fork 17.63 26.25  1990-08-29 Jerry L. New    
5 Lake Fork 17.29   1988-02-14 Larry Barnes    
6 Lake Fork 17.08 25.5  1991-02-26 Troy Coates    
7 Pinkston 16.9 27.66  1986-02-16 Earl Crawford   X  
8 Lake Fork 16.89 25.5  1993-02-08 Bryan Turner    
9 Sam Rayburn 16.8 28.75  1997-05-31 Tommy Shelton   X  
10 Mill Creek Lake 16.77   1990-03-01 Herchel Brickey   X  
11 Lake Fork 16.75 25.5  1990-03-08 Stephen R. Trepkus    
12 Lake Fork 16.63 27  1999-02-28 Flo O'Brain    
13 Lake Fork 16.59 26  1987-05-15 Guy Weatherspoon    
14 Lake Fork 16.54 25  1991-02-27 Bill Reed    
15 Lake Fork 16.44 26.5  1996-03-10 Chris Adams    
16 Caddo 16.17 26.5  2010-03-20 Keith Burns   X  
17 Gibbons Creek Reservoir 16.13 26  1988-01-15 Troy Johnson   X  
18 Lake Fork 16.12 27.25  2002-03-22 Jim Harrell    
19 O. H. Ivie 16.08 28  2010-04-30 Jerry Bales   X  
20 Caddo 16.07 27  2011-03-18 Sean Swank    
21 Lake Fork 16.06 25.5  1988-03-09 Tom Hallum    
22 Lake Fork 16.04 25.75  2013-02-02 Richard Scibek    
22 Lake Fork 16.04 25.75  1992-02-29 Gasper J. Cardinale    
24 Austin 16.03 28.25  2011-01-27 T.J. Nissen   X  
25 Possum Kingdom 16.02 26.75  1989-10-13 Scott Tongate   X  
26 Caddo 16.01 25.5  1992-04-13 Bobby Shaver    
27 Lake Fork 16 27.5  1989-07-03 John Stanley    
28 Lake Fork 15.95 25.5  1991-03-27 Wendall R. Atkinson    
29 Conroe 15.93 27  2009-01-30 Ricky Bearden   X  
30 Lake Fork 15.88 25.5  1990-02-17 Jim Taylor    
31 Private Lake 15.74 26.5  1995-01-14 Kenneth Morris  
32 Caddo 15.7 25.75  2017-03-10 Ronnie Arnold    
33 O. C. Fisher 15.69 27  1996-09-23 Charles Simmons    
34 Amistad 15.68 28.3  2005-12-28 Tom Sutherland    
35 Lake Fork 15.65 27.5  1991-05-28 Rex Thompson    
35 Lake Fork 15.65 25.25  2002-03-22 Johnny Six    
37 Lake Fork 15.64 27  1999-05-25 Charles Emich    
38 Falcon 15.63 28  2011-01-07 Tommy Law   X  
39 Lake Fork 15.61 25.25  2010-03-22 James Quisenberry    
39 Lake Fork 15.61 26.13  1991-05-08 Jim Gore    
41 Lake Fork 15.6 24.75  1993-03-04 Walt Dosher    
42 Amistad 15.58 27  1989-03-11 Jay Hiler    
43 Private Lake 15.54 27.12  2007-03-09 Jesse Roberson    
44 Lake Fork 15.53 27  1987-04-19 Dennis Ray Canada    
45 Lake Fork 15.51 25  1991-09-23 Boyd Walker    
46 Lake Fork 15.5 25.25  2006-02-21 Billy Pfeil    
46 Private Lake 15.5 25.75  1981-02-07 John Alexander Jr.    
48 Lake Fork 15.48 26.5  2018-03-02 John LaBove    
49 Lake Fork 15.46 25  1992-02-27 Bob Lancaster    
50 Choke Canyon Reservoir 15.45 26.25  2009-01-21 Brad Bookmyer   X  

Contact:

Ron Smith–Inland Fisheries • (512) 389-8302 • anglers@tpwd.texas.gov
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department • 4200 Smith School Road • Austin, Texas 78744