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Alabama Freshwater Fish Records

Hunting Regulations Icon Alabama Hunting & Fishing

Procedures for the Certification of Alabama State Record Freshwater Fish

  • Fish must be caught in Alabama waters by legal means.
  • Fish must be identified by Alabama Fisheries Section biologist or other certified fisheries biologist.
  • Fish must be weighed on certified scales.
  • Weighing must be witnessed by two people.
  • Application must be submitted on an official application form within three months of the catch (request a form by dialing 1-334-242-3471).
  • Application form must be notarized.

Species

Weight

Date

Location

Angler/Hometown

Bass, Largemouth 16 lbs., 8 oz. 11/3/87 Mountain View Lake, Shelby Co. Thomas “T.M.” Burgin / Birmingham
Bass, Redeye (b) 3 lbs., 2 oz. 3/8/00 Choccolocco Creek William Terry Johnson / Oxford
Bass, Rock 1 lb., 6 oz. 5/6/95 Paint Rock River James R. Stewart / Scottsboro
Bass, Shoal 6 lbs., 11 oz. 2/25/96 Halawakee Creek Darrell Trawick / Salem
Bass, Smallmouth (c) 10 lbs., 8 oz. 10/8/50 Wheeler Dam Tailwater Owen F. Smith / Fairfield
Bass, Spotted (b) 8 lbs., 15 oz. 3/18/78 Lewis Smith Reservoir Phillip C. Terry / Decatur
Bass, Striped (a) 69 lbs., 9 oz. 2/28/13 Bankhead Reservoir James Bramlett / Dora
Bass, Striped Hybrid 25 lbs., 15 oz. 9/13/96 Sipsey Fork, Warrior River E. H. Hodges / Chelsea
Bass, White 4 lbs., 9 oz. 2/14/87 Warrior River Ben DeMott / Bessemer
Bass, Yellow (a) 2 lbs., 8 oz. 4/12/00 Guntersville Reservoir, Jackson Co. Dennis M. Woebbeking / Pisgah
Bowfin 18 lbs., 6 oz. 7/31/05 Lake Tuscaloosa Nelson Ray Sansing / Sawyerville
Buffalo 57 lbs. 4/13/90 Guntersville Reservoir Ralph B. Lowery / Albertville
Bullhead 3 lbs., 13 oz. 4/8/84 Private Pond, Montgomery Co. Charles A. Lane / Montgomery
Carp 35 lbs. 4/19/80 Bear Creek, Colbert Co. Darrin Jackson / Double Springs
Carp, Grass (White Amur) 73 lbs. 4/10/12 Guntersville Reservoir Bradley D. Bridges, Sr. / Bryant
Catfish, Blue 120 lbs., 4 oz. 3/9/12 Holt Reservoir John Paul Nichols / Northport
Catfish, Channel 40 lbs. 6/17/67 Inland Lake Donald R. Cox / Oneonta
Catfish, Flathead 80 lbs. 6/22/86 Alabama River, Selma Rick Conner / Selma
Catfish, White 10 lbs., 5 oz. 4/3/81 Chambers Co. Public Fishing Lake Roy T. Britton / Opelika
Crappie, Black (tie) 4 lbs., 5 oz. 3/27/07 Ft. Payne Reservoir Shelley Meadows / Mentone
4 lbs., 5 oz. 6/2/97 Private Pond, Jefferson Co. William D. Webb / Birmingham
4 lbs., 4 oz. 3/18/84 Paint Creek Sherril Harris / Sylacauga
Crappie, White (tie) 4 lbs., 9 oz. 5/8/00 Lake Martin, Tallapoosa Co. Jeremy S. White / Alexander City
4 lbs., 8 oz. 4/4/74 Guntersville Reservoir Jack Grant / Altoona
Drum, Freshwater (b) 41 lbs., 8 oz. 7/24/49 Wilson Reservoir Wilson Brock / Birmingham
Eel, American 5 lbs., 8 oz. 5/11/89 Lake Shechi, Chilton Co. Tod A. Groover / Montevallo
Gar, Alligator (tie) 151 lbs., 9 oz. 8/13/09 Tensaw River Richard Johnson / Bay Minette
151 lbs., 5 oz. 8/13/04 Tensaw River Michael Houseknecht / Mobile
Gar, Longnose 32 lbs., 14 oz. 4/18/85 Jordan Reservoir Gary Smyth / Pelham
Gar, Spotted 8 lbs., 12 oz. 8/26/87 Cotaco Creek Winston Baker / Alexander City
Herring, Skipjack 3 lbs., 4 oz. 5/2/12 Mulberry Fork Bobby Lee Davis / Bessemer
Muskellunge 19 lbs., 8 oz. 12/31/72 Wilson Dam Tailwater Steve Leatherwood / Haleyville
Paddlefish 52 lbs., 12 oz. 3/18/82 Wilson Dam Tailwater Susan Holland / Muscle Shoals
Perch, Yellow 2 lbs., 2 oz. 3/7/15 Yates Reservoir Gary Lee Grove, Jr. / Opelika
Pickerel, Chain 6 lbs., 6 oz. 6/24/76 Dyas Creek, Baldwin Co. Michael P. Ryan / Bay Minette
Pickerel, Redfin 13 oz. 7/7/14 Armstrong Creek / Washington Co. Frank Lambert Dickey / Chatom
Redhorse, Silver (a) 14 lbs., 14 oz. 4/24/95 Wilson Dam Tailwater Chris Stephenson / Birmingham
Sauger 5 lbs., 2 oz. 3/5/72 Wilson Dam Tailwater William F. Huntley / Athens
Sunfish, Bluegill (a) 4 lbs., 12 oz. 4/9/50 Ketona Lake, Birmingham T. S. Hudson / Birmingham
Sunfish, Green 1 lb., 9 oz. 8/10/05 McLamore Pond, Walker County Caleb Miller / Parrish
Sunfish, Longear 8 oz. 5/12/90 Yellow River Jerry Jones / Ozark
Sunfish, Redbreast 1 lb., 4 oz. 6/12/10 Choctawhatchee River Archie Russ / Brantley
Sunfish, Redear (b) 4 lbs., 4 oz. 5/5/62 Chattahoochee State Park Jeff Lashley / Gordon
Trout, Rainbow 9 lbs., 1 oz. 4/22/06 Mud Creek, Tannehill State Park Otha G. Hamm / Alexandria
Walleye 10 lbs., 14 oz. 6/24/80 Weiss Reservoir Julia Hurley / Cedar Bluff
Warmouth 1 lb., 12 oz. 4/25/86 Farm Pond Jimmy A. Barfield / Dothan