Vermont Record Freshwater Fish

VERMONT RECORD FRESHWATER FISH


SPECIES WEIGHT LENGTH / GIRTH WATERBODY LOCATION DATE / ANGLER
American Eel 6 lbs 4 oz (6.25) 42.00″ / 10.25″ Lake Champlain 02/19/1989 by Robert Tatro, Jr.
Bass, Largemouth 10 lbs 4 oz (10.25) 25.00″ / 22.00″ Lake Dunmore 01/17/1988 by Tony Gale
Bass, Rock 2 lbs 0 oz (2) 13.25″ / 12.50″ Lake Champlain Mallets Bay 07/16/1981 by Brad French
Bass, Smallmouth 6 lbs 13 oz (6.8125) 23.00″ / 18.00″ Lake Eden 09/10/2003 by Issac Spaulding
Bluegill 1 lbs 15.7 oz (1.98125) 12.25″ / 12.50″ Miller Pond 08/29/2016 by John Konya
Bowfin 14 lbs 8 oz (14.5) 32.00″ / 16.50″ Missisquoi River 07/13/1977 by Randall J. Savage
Bowfin (bow) 12 lbs 1.5 oz (12.0938) 30.75″ / 17.25″ Lake Champlain Grand Isle 08/07/2015 by Louis Phelps IV
Bullhead 3 lbs 6 oz (3.375) 18.13″ / 11.25″ Hubbardton Pond 09/21/1976 by Frank Barker
Burbot 8 lbs 13 oz (8.8125) 28.12″ / 0″ Lake Champlain Swanton 02/11/2012 by Bryan LaBelle
Carp 33 lbs 4 oz (33.25) 40.00″/26.5″ Otter Creek Panton April 2017 by Chase Stokes
Carp (Bow) 44 lbs 6.8 oz (44.425) 41.25″ / 31.00″ Lake Champlain Shoreham 05/20/2014 by Darren Ouellette
Channel Catfish 35 lbs 14.7 oz (35.9188) 41.00″ / 26.50″ Lake St. Catherine Main Lake 06/28/2012 by Robert Scott
Cisco (Lake Herring) 1 lbs 1.44 oz (1.09) 14.50″ / 7.50″ Lake Champlain South Hero 08/17/2015 by Montanah Latulippe
Crappie, Black and White 3 lbs 8.5 oz (3.53125) 17.25″ / 15.00″ Lake Hortonia 05/28/2005 by Francis T. Geoffroy
Fallfish 3 lbs 1 oz (3.0625) 20.83″ / 11.80″ Otter Creek 11/12/2013 by Robert Scarborough
Freshwater Drum 25 lbs 8.6 oz (25.5375) 34.50″ / 26.50″ Lake Champlain Vergennes 09/18/2016 by Joseph Whalen
Gar, Longnose 18 lbs 12 oz (18.75) 54.50″ / 16.00″ Lake Champlain 08/11/2007 by Texas A. Aiken
Gar, Longnose (Bow) 17 lbs 13.6 oz (17.85) 50.50″ / 16.50″ Lake Champlain 08/17/1996 by Tom Casavant
Mooneye 2 lbs 7 oz (2.4375) 17.00″ / 11.00″ Lake Champlain Sawyer Island 08/26/1985 by Thomas J. LaVigne
Muskellunge 38 lbs 3.5 oz (38.2188) 52.25″ / 23.00″ Missisquoi River Swanton 09/09/2005 by Chris Beebe
Muskellunge, Tiger 17 lbs 13.3 oz (17.8313) 42.25″ / 20.13″ Connecticut River 04/25/1987 by Daniel W. Magoon
Northern Pike 30 lbs 8 oz (30.5) 45.50″ / 24.25″ Glen Lake 02/19/1977 by Bernard M. Golob
Perch, White 2 lbs 9.3 oz (2.58125) 16.60″ / 13.00″ Lake Champlain St. Albans Bay 02/17/2014 by Anthony Austin
Perch, Yellow 2 lbs 6.4 oz (2.4) 16.00″ / 12.50″ Caspian Lake 03/07/2015 by Keith Sherwood
Pickerel, Chain 6 lbs 4 oz (6.25) 26.50″ / 14.50″ Harriman Reservoir 02/02/1974 by Robert Purdy
Pickerel, Chain 6 lbs 4 oz (6.25) 27.00″ / 13.00″ Harriman Reservoir 01/21/1989 by Wendy St. Laurence
Pike-Pickerel Hybrid 8 lbs 7 oz (8.4375) 32.00″ / 14.00″ Lake Champlain Keeler’s Bay 02/10/2010 by Kurin Friend
Pumpkinseed Sunfish 1 lbs 4 oz (1.25) 10.40″ / 11.40″ Lake Bomoseen Float Bridge 07/08/2012 by Logan Bathalon
Salmon, Landlocked Atlantic 12 lbs 10.4 oz (12.65) 32.00″ / 18.25″ Lake Champlain 10/18/1994 by Brian Latulippe
Sauger 3 lbs 2.5 oz (3.15625) 20.00″ / 12.00″ Lake Champlain White’s Bay 02/03/1980 by David Paya
Sculpin, Slimy 0 lbs 0.5 oz (0.03125) 4.06″ / 2.63″ Houghton Brook St. Johnsbury 05/07/1989 by Darren Pierce
Smelt, Rainbow 0 lbs 12 oz (0.75) 13.00″ / 8.00″ Lake Champlain Basin Harbor 03/06/1978 by Bernadine Maranville
Sucker, Redhorse 9 lbs 15.4 oz (9.96) 29.00″ / 18.00″ Winooski River Colchester May 2017 by Mike Elwood
Sucker, Redhorse (Bow) 10 lbs 3.5 oz (10.2188) 29.00″ / 16.50″ Missisquoi River 05/02/1987 by Timothy Coleman
Sucker, White and Longnose 6 lbs 5.4 oz (6.3375) 25.25″ / 14.00″ Sucker Brook Dunmore trib. 04/27/2011 by Drew Price
Trout, Brook 5 lbs 12 oz (5.75) 22.50″ / 15.50″ Paran Creek 04/24/1977 by Dennis Harwood
Trout, Brown 22 lbs 2.5 oz (22.1563) 33.25″ / 22.50″ Sherman Reservoir Readsboro 08/10/1990 by Barry Bouker
Trout, Lake 35 lbs 3.2 oz (35.2) 43.88″ / 25.75″ Lake Willoughby 07/20/2003 by Shawn Dutil
Trout, Rainbow 13 lbs 12 oz (13.75) 31.00″ / 18.00″ Lake Dunmore 03/14/2006 by Harry E. Hunt
Walleye 14 lbs 8.8 oz (14.55) 32.50″ / 20.00″ Lake Champlain 02/10/2010 by Richard Levesque
Whitefish, Lake 9 lbs 7 oz (9.4375) 27.00″ / 17.00″ Lake Champlain Shelburne Bay 02/24/1999 by Victor Raymond

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