Fishing

3 lb 10 oz Largemouth

GENERAL:

FRESHWATER FISHING STATE RECORD HOLDERS: (11/08/13)

  • Atlantic Salmon:  28 lbs. 1 oz., Howard Clifford, Portland, ME, 10/9/80, location undisclosed
  • Black Crappie:  3 lbs. 4 oz., Jarod Hjort, Gray, ME, 12/28/06, location undisclosed
  • Black Crappie:  3 lbs. 4 oz., Wayne S. Morey, Sr.,  Benton, ME, 9/12/86, Sibley Pond
  • Blueback Trout:  5.24 lbs.,  Carter McLaughlin, Mapleton, August 20, 2008., Pushineer Pond
  • Brook Trout:  9-pounds 2-ounces, Patrick Coan, Waterboro, Maine, 1/8/10, Mousam Lake.
  • Brown Trout:  23 1/2 lbs., Robert Hodsdon, Sanford, ME, 3/6/96, Square Pond
  • Cusk:  18 lbs. 8 oz., Annette Dumond, Fort Kent, ME, 3/15/86, Eagle Lake
  • Fallfish:  3 lbs. 12 oz., Wayne S. Morey, Benton, ME, 9/12/86, Sibley Pond
  • Lake Trout:  31 lbs. 8 oz., Hollis Grindle, Ellsworth, ME, 1958, Beech Hill Pond
  • Landlocked Salmon:  22 lbs. 8 oz., Edward Blakely, Darien, CT, 1907, Sebago Lake
  • Largemouth Bass:  11 lbs. 10 oz., Robert Kamp, Denmark, ME, 1968, Moose Pond
  • Muskellunge:  31.69 lbs., Steve Thibodeau, Fort Kent, ME, 9/22/09, Glazier Lake
  • Northern Pike:  31.2 lbs., Lance Bolduc, Skowhegan, ME,  3/25/98, North Pond
  • Pickerel:  7 lbs. 02 oz., Josh Gagnon, Lebanon, ME, 3/10/07, Balch Lake
  • Rainbow Trout:  8.42 lbs., Anders Olafson, Starks, ME, 10/31/10, Kennebec River
  • Smallmouth Bass:  8 lbs., George Dyer, Augusta, ME, 1970, Thompson Lake
  • Splake:  10 lbs. 3 oz., Daniel R. Paquette, Augusta, ME, 5/8/93, Basin Pond
  • Walleye: 5,7-pounds, Nathan Lawler, Portland, Me, 8/1/09, Messalonskee Lake
  • White Perch:  3.46-pounds, Steve Benedetto, Livermore, ME, 2/9/10, Undisclosed location in Kennebec County.
  • Whitefish:  7 lbs. 8 oz., Neil Sullivan, Worcester, MA, 1958, Sebago Lake
  • Yellow Perch:  1.73 lbs., Eric York, Damariscotta, ME, 2/28/2010, Damariscotta Lake

 

SALTWATER FISHING STATE RECORD HOLDERS: (11/08/13)

  • Bass, Striped (Morone Saxatilis), Rod and Reel:  67 lbs., Sheepscot River, Douglas Dodge, 9/20/78
  • Bluefish (Pomatomus Saltatrix), Rod and Reel:  19.68 lbs., Boothbay Harbor, Denis Moran, 8/8/94
  • Cod, Atlantic, (Gadus Morhua), Rod and Reel: 80 lbs. 7 oz., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Neil Downey, 9/8/92
  • Cusk (Brosme Brosme), Rod and Reel:  30 lbs. 1 oz., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Neil Morrill, 7/2/88
  • Flounder, Winter (Pleuronectes Americanus), Rod and Reel:  4 lbs. 3 oz., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Lisa Boughner, 6/28/89
  • Goosefish, (Lophius Americanus), Rod and Reel:  49 lbs. 12 oz., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Nancy Lee Regimbald, 7/9/91
  • Haddock (Melanogrammus Aeglefinus), Rod and Reel:  11 lbs. 11 oz., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, James Mailea, 9/12/91
  • Hake, Silver (Merluccius Bilinearis), Rod and Reel:  4.51 lbs., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Erik M. Callahan, 8/8/95
  • Hake, White (Urophycis Tenuis), Rod and Reel:  46 lbs. 4 oz., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, John Audet, 10/26/ 86
  • Halibut, Atlantic (Hippoglossus Hippoglossus), Rod and Reel:  215 lbs., Bailey’s Island, Richard F. Hincman, 8/14/65
  • Mackerel, Atlantic (Scomber Scombrus), Rod and Reel:  2.44 lbs., Bailey’s Island, Ian T. Bexton, 7/25/95
  • Pollock (Pollachius Virens), Rod and Reel:  46 lbs. 10.9 oz., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Linda Paul, 10/24/90
  • Ray, Torpedo (Torpedo Nobiliana), Rod and Reel:  35 lbs. 5 oz., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Don Carignan, 8/24/95
  • Shark, Blue (Prionace Glauca), Fly Rod:  101 lbs., Bath, Fred C. Danforth, 8/30/96
  • Shark, Blue (Prionace Glauca), Rod and Reel:  391 lbs., Portland, Ken Putnam, 8/9/89
  • Shark, Mako (Isurus Oxyrinchus), Handline:  724 lbs., Portland, Mark Chase, 8/15/92
  • Shark, Mako (Isurus Oxyrinchus), Rod and Reel:  680 lbs., Jim Hinkley, Jr., 8/15/90
  • Shark, Porbeagle (Lamna Nasus), Rod and Reel:  548 lbs., Bailey’s Island, Wesley Hurst, Jr., 7/22/95
  • Shark, Thresher, Rod and Reel:  425 lbs., Boothbay Harbor, John H. Shostak, 7/14/98
  • Tuna, Bluefin (Thunnus Thynnus), Harpoon:  1,155 lbs., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Tim Tower and Percy Stevens, Jr., 8/20/81
  • Tuna, Bluefin (Thunnus Thynnus), Rod and Reel:  819 lbs., Bath, Jerry Jamison, 8/10/77
  • Wolffish, Atlantic (Anarhichas Lupus), Rod and Reel:  30 lbs., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Gunther Schulz, 8/21/90

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