New York Record Freshwater Fish

Current New York State Record Freshwater Fish

Species
Weight
Length
(inches)
Angler
Lure/Bait
Water
Date Caught
American Eel
7 lb. 14 oz.
n/a
Larry Manino
Nightcrawler
Cayuga Lake, Seneca Co.
7/25/84
American Shad
9 lb. 4 oz.
28
Robert Kubica
Shad Dart
Hudson River, Albany Co.
5/9/07
Atlantic Salmon
24 lb. 15 oz.
35
Mike Dandino
Bomber Long A
Lake Ontario, Wayne Co.
4/5/97
Black Bullhead
7 lb. 7 oz.
26
Kevin Kelly
Wonder Bread
Mill Pond, Nassau Co.
8/25/93
Black Crappie
3 lb. 12 oz.
17.75
Kenneth Kierst
Jig
Duck Lake, Cayuga Co.
4/17/98
Bluegill
2 lb. 8 oz.
12
Devin VanZandt
Worm
Kohlbach Pond, Broome Co.
8/3/92
Bowfin
12 lb. 14 oz.
34
Mary Forrest
Live Sucker
Lake Champlain, Essex Co.
7/8/06
Brook Trout
6 lb. 0 oz.
22.6
Richard Beauchamp
Lake Clear Wabbler
Silver Lake Wilderness Area, Hamilton Co.
5/16/13
Brown Bullhead
7 lb. 6 oz.
22.2
Glenn Collacuro
Sawbelly
Lake Mahopac, Putnam Co.
8/1/09
Brown Trout
33 lb. 2 oz.
38
Tony Brown
Smithwick Rogue
Lake Ontario, Oswego Co.
6/10/97
Burbot
16 lb. 12 oz.
34.75
Terrance Colwell
Minnow
Lake Ontario (Black River Bay), Jefferson Co.
2/14/91
Chain Pickerel
8 lb. 1 oz.
n/a
John Bosland
Toronto Reservoir, Sullivan Co.
2/13/65
Channel Catfish
32 lb. 12 oz.
40
Chris Dixon
Worm
Brant Lake, Warren Co.
6/21/02
Chinook Salmon
47 lb. 13 oz.
48
Kurtis Killian
Orange Fly
Salmon River, Oswego Co.
9/7/91
Cisco (Lake Herring)
5 lb. 7 oz.
n/a
Albert Baratto
Tear Drop & Grub
Lake Lauderdale, Washington Co.
1/25/90
Coho Salmon
33 lb. 7 oz.
41.9
Stephen Sheets Jr.
Cut Bait
Lake Ontario, Oswego Co.
8/13/98
Common Carp
50 lb. 6 oz.
44.5
Charles Primeau Sr.
Nightcrawler
Tomhannock Reservoir, Rensselaer Co.
5/12/95
Fallfish
3 lb. 9 oz.
19
Jonathan McNamara
Tube Jig
Susquehanna River, Tioga Co.
4/15/09
Freshwater Drum
26 lb. 9 oz.
33.5
James VanArsdall
Reef Runner
Lake Ontario (Irondequoit Bay), Monroe Co.
6/14/14
Hybrid Striped Bass
15 lb. 5 oz.
26.5
Bryan Colley
Sawbelly
Lake Waccabuc, Westchester Co.
7/30/04
Kokanee Salmon
3 lb. 6 oz.
21.5
Kenneth Shear
Wobbler & Worm
Boy Scouts Clear Pond, Franklin Co.
6/14/02
Lake Trout
41 lb. 8 oz.
42.75
Jesse Wykstra
NK Spoon
Lake Erie, Chautauqua Co.
8/9/03
Lake Whitefish
10 lb. 8 oz.
27.87
Randolph Smith
Worm & Spinner
Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co.
8/29/95
Largemouth Bass
11 lb. 4 oz.
25.5
John Higbie
Spinnerbait
Buckhorn Lake, Otsego Co.
9/11/87
Longnose Gar
13 lb. 3 oz.
49.5
Kenneth Cassant
Sucker
Lake Champlain, Washington Co.
7/25/99
Muskellunge
69 lb. 15 oz.
64.5
Arthur Lawton
St. Lawrence River, Jefferson Co.
9/22/57
Northern Pike
46 lb. 2 oz.
n/a
Peter Dubuc
Heddon Flaptail
Great Sacandaga Lake, Fulton Co.
9/15/40
Pink Salmon
4 lb. 15 oz.
n/a
Randy Nyberg
Johnson Sprite
Lake Erie, Chautauqua Co.
9/16/85
Pumpkinseed
1 lb. 9 oz.
11.5
R. Kennard Mosher
Nightcrawler
Indian Lake, Hamilton Co.
7/19/94
Rainbow Trout
31 lb. 3 oz.
39
Robert Wilson
Joe’s Pirate Crystalina
Lake Ontario, Niagara Co.
8/14/04
Redfin Pickerel
2 lb. 1 oz.
n/a
Duane Gillespie
Do Jigger
Lake Champlain, Essex Co.
3/5/89
Rock Bass
1 lb. 15 oz.
n/a
Eric Avogardo
Live shiner
Ramapo River, Rockland Co.
5/26/84
Sauger
4 lb. 8 oz.
22.19
Darrin Schwenkbeck
Gitzit
Lower Niagara River, Niagara Co.
9/30/90
Shorthead Redhorse
11 lb. 11 oz.
n/a
Joe Williams
Nightcrawler
Salmon River, Oswego Co.
5/26/96
Smallmouth Bass
8 lb. 4 oz.
n/a
Andrew Kartesz
Jig & Grub Tail
Lake Erie, Chautauqua Co.
6/4/95
Splake
13 lb. 8 oz.
31
Jonathan Simon
Rapala
Limekiln Lake, Herkimer Co.
6/27/04
Striped Bass
60 lb. 0 oz.
53
Eric Lester
Blood Worm
Hudson River, Orange Co.
5/14/14
Tiger Muskellunge
35 lb. 8 oz.
50
Brett Gofgosky
Sucker
Tioughnioga River, Broome Co.
5/25/90
Walleye
16 lb. 9 oz.
34
Thomas Reed
Creek Chub
Mystic Lake, Cattaraugus Co.
1/20/09
White Bass
3 lb. 6 oz.
18.5
Robert Hilton
Rapala
Furnace Brook, Westchester Co.
5/2/92
White Catfish
10 lb. 5 oz.
25.5
Joe Silicato
Jig & Cut Bait
New Croton Reservoir, Westchester Co.
5/17/98
White Crappie
3 lb. 13 oz.
n/a
James Weinberg
Jig
Sleepy Hollow Lake, Greene Co.
6/9/01
White Perch
3 lb. 1 oz.
17.5
Joseph Tansey
Alewife
Lake Oscaletta, Westchester Co.
9/21/91
White Sucker
5 lb. 3 oz.
28
Eric Kindron
Nightcrawler
Hudson River, Warren Co.
5/13/94
Yellow Perch
3 lb. 8 oz.
n/a
George Boice
Minnow
Lake Erie, Erie Co.
4/28/82

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