State Records: Texas

Texas

Here are all the known fishing records for the State of Texas

Species Weight Length Location Angler Date
Alligator Gar 279 lbs 0 oz   Rio Grande River  Bill Valverde 1/10/1951
American Eel 1 lbs 8.64 oz 31" Lake Lavon  Marc Jones 3/30/2000
Bighead Carp 90 lbs 0 oz 55.5" Lake Kirby  Timothy Conner 7/22/2000
Bigmouth Buffalo 58 lbs 12 oz 40.75" Lake Sam Rayburn  Allen Chesney 1/29/1994
Bigmouth Sleeper 0 lbs 31.12 oz 13" Nueces River  Juan Sepulveda 8/27/1994
Black Bullhead 4 lbs 0.32 oz 18" Navarro Mills Lake  Roy Calame 6/10/1984
Black Crappie 3 lbs 11 oz 17.75" Toledo Bend Reservoir  Fritz Gowan 1/17/1985
Blacktail Shiner 0 lbs 0.48 oz 3.98" Austin Lake  Allen Bradford 8/11/1993
Blue Catfish 100 lbs 0 oz 54" Lake Texoma  Reyes Martinez 3/11/2000
Blue Tilapia 6 lbs 4 oz 19" Gibbons Creek Reservoir  Matthew Gross 12/19/1995
Bluegill Sunfish 1 lbs 13 oz 11.5" Purtis Creek  James Sides 6/12/1993
Bowfin 17 lbs 10.4 oz 36.5" Lake Fork  Brenda Walsh 2/21/1993
Brook Trout 0 lbs 10.72 oz 12" Guadalupe River  Bryan Hendricks 2/19/1984
Brown Trout 7 lbs 1.92 oz 24" Guadalupe River  Jeff Delong 2/7/1986
Carp 25 lbs 10.08 oz 37" Lake Houston  Lois Christensen 6/15/1994
Chain Pickerel 4 lbs 12 oz 23.75" Pat Mayse Lake  Robert Finch 2/18/1996
Channel Catfish 36 lbs 8 oz 38" Pedernales River  Mrs. Joe Cockrell 3/7/1965
Flathead Catfish 98 lbs 8 oz 53" Lake Palestine  James Laster 12/2/1998
Freshwater Drum 34 lbs 11.2 oz 32.25" Lake Texoma  Billy Walker 3/30/1995
Gizzard Shad 2 lbs 10.72 oz 18" Town Lake  Darryl Freeman 4/12/1997
Golden Shiner 0 lbs 8.32 oz 11" Lake Placid  Brian Rankin 7/10/1996
Goldeye 2 lbs 5 oz 17.5" Lake Texoma  Mandy Richmond 5/28/1996
Goldfish 5 lbs 0 oz 15.5" Lake Conroe  Roy Bishoff 5/16/1994
Grass Carp 44 lbs 0 oz 46" Bastrop Bayou  Jack Singleton 2/10/1998
Grass Pickerel 0 lbs 7.04 oz 13.75" Lake Sam Rayburn  Pete Ellis 3/4/1995
Green Sunfish 1 lbs 3.52 oz 9.29" Tehuacana Creek  Rickie Rivard 4/21/1995
Guadalupe Bass 3 lbs 11 oz 18.25" Lake Travis  Allen Christenson Jr. 9/25/1983
Hybrid Bass 4 lbs 11 oz 20.39" San Marcos River  Lance Wester 4/27/1999
Hybrid Bass 19 lbs 10.56 oz 35.16" Ray Hubbard Lake  John Haney 6/20/1984
Hybrid Corvina 20 lbs 12.8 oz 35" Lake Braunig  Phillip Mann 4/16/1992
Hybrid Sunfish 0 lbs 15.84 oz 11" Austin Lake  Dwayne Kinley 10/19/1997
Hybrid Tilapia 3 lbs 12 oz 15" Gibbons Creek Reservoir  Jim Butler 3/27/1993
Inland Silverside 0 lbs 0.32 oz 4.25" Lake Benbrook  Del Sowders 6/5/1994
Ladyfish 0 lbs 3.84 oz 10.5" Trinity River  Mark LaBurt 8/25/2000
Largemouth Bass 18 lbs 2.88 oz 25.5" Lake Fork  Barry StClair 1/24/1992
Longear Sunfish 0 lbs 7.68 oz 7.5" Lake Fork  Tyler Russell 6/1/1998
Longnose Gar 50 lbs 5 oz   Trinity River  Townsend Miller 1954
Nile Perch 12 lbs 1 oz 30.5" Lake Braunig  Mike Saldiver 2/1/1980
Northern Pike 18 lbs 4.48 oz 41" Town Lake  Mike Sharpe 8/29/1981
Olive Oscar 1 lbs 3.36 oz 11.75" Greenbelt Reservoir  Marion Eudey 8/29/1998
Orangemouth Corvina 16 lbs 5 oz 36" Calaveras Lake  Earl Tenpenny 11/15/1991
Pacu 1 lbs 12.32 oz 13.5" Claiborne West Pond  Richard Zerko 10/28/1995
Rainbow Trout 7 lbs 12.32 oz 24" Guadalupe River  Rex Ludwick 2/19/1995
Red Drum 36 lbs 13.28 oz 44" Fairfield Lake  Billy Tyus 5/22/2001
Red-bellied Pacu 6 lbs 0 oz 19.5" Nooks Lake  James Tant 12/5/1998
Redbreast Sunfish 1 lbs 10.08 oz 12" Comal River  Alex Labowski 8/30/1997
Redear Sunfish 2 lbs 15.84 oz 14" Town Lake  John Runnels 4/1/1997
Rio Grande Cichlid 1 lbs 5.92 oz 11.25" Concho River  Paul Mueller 9/20/1996
River Carpsucker 2 lbs 1.6 oz 16.25" Trinity River  Del Sowders 6/18/1996
Rock Bass 0 lbs 13.28 oz 10.25" San Marcos River  Chad Thomas 10/9/1997
Saugeye 7 lbs 12.5 oz 27" Lake Kirby  Robert Quintanilla 1/26/1998
Smallmouth Bass 7 lbs 14.88 oz 23" Lake Meredith  Timothy Teague 3/13/1998
Smallmouth Buffalo 82 lbs 3.52 oz 43.5" Lake Athens  Randy Collins 6/13/1993
Southern Flounder 11 lbs 5.6 oz 26" Brazoria Reservoir  Glenn Comiskey 10/16/1987
Spotted Bass 5 lbs 8.96 oz 21" Lake O The Pines  Turner Keith 3/13/1966
Spotted Gar 9 lbs 12.8 oz 36.5" Lake Mexia  Rick Rivard 4/4/1994
Spotted Sucker 0 lbs 11.68 oz 11.5" Lake Benbrook  Del Sowders 5/13/1994
Spotted Sunfish 0 lbs 1.92 oz 6.25" Onion Creek  Artie Hebert 9/21/1993
Striped Bass 53 lbs 0 oz 48" Brazos River  Ron Venerable 5/27/1999
Suckermouth Catfish 1 lbs 1.76 oz 17" San Antonio River  Leon Muhlstein 7/3/2000
Tarpon 10 lbs 1.92 oz 37" Lake Braunig  Paul Willette 8/6/1986
Threadfin Shad 0 lbs 2.08 oz 7.63" Richland Chambers Reservoir  Billy Autery 11/16/1998
Tiger Muskellunge 9 lbs 1 oz 32" Lake Nocona  Mike Gaines 5/27/1979
Walleye 11 lbs 14.08 oz 31.75" Lake Meredith  Hank McWilliams Jr. 2/26/1990
Warmouth 1 lbs 4.8 oz 10.5" Town Lake  Ralph Manns Jr. 7/19/1991
White Bass 5 lbs 8.96 oz 20.75" Colorado River  David Cordill 3/31/1977
White Crappie 4 lbs 9 oz   Navarro Mills Lake  G.G. Wooderson 2/14/1968
Yellow Bass 1 lbs 5.92 oz 12.25" Lake Fork  Mickey Wheatley 11/19/1997
Yellow Bullhead 3 lbs 3.2 oz 16.25" Lake Fork  Herschell Spears 3/22/1997
Yellow Perch 1 lbs 0.64 oz 12.5" Lake Meredith  Melvin Vick 5/3/1996