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State Record Holders

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Freshwater

Largemouth bass

10 lbs. 10 ozs.

James D. Hitchens

2012

Smallmouth bass

4 lbs. 15.5 ozs.

Jerry Proffitt

1989

Striped bass hyb.

13 lbs. 13 ozs.

Earl Blevins

1990

Bluegill

2 lbs. 10 ozs.

Arnold Harmon

1998

Carp

45 lbs.

Ronald Burnett

1976

Catfish

23 lbs. 6 ozs.

William Ridgley

1992

Crappie

4 lbs. 9 ozs.

Marvin Billips

1976

Tiger musky

15 lbs. 2 ozs.

Richard Harris

1991

White perch

2 lbs. 9 ozs.

Wayne Hastings

1997

Yellow perch

2 lbs. 11ozs.

Marvin Kessinger

1976

Chain
pickerel

7 lbs. 3 ozs.

Earl Messick

1972

American shad

6 lbs. 12 ozs.

Bayard Conaway

1972

Trout

11 lbs. 10 ozs.

Edwin Wallace

1997

Walleye

6 lbs. 14 ozs.

Nesbit Copenhaver

1995

Redear
sunfish

3 lbs. 1 ozs.

Marty Messick

1998

Saltwater

False
albacore

20 lbs.

Christian Anderson

2008

True albacore

80 lbs.

David Francella

1987

Black sea bass

7 lbs. 6 ozs.

Steve Samluk

1988

Striped bass

52 lbs.

Benjamin Smith

2012

Bluefish

21 lbs. 15 ozs.

Bill Thoroughgood

1980

Cod

44 lbs.

John Osborne

1975

Atlantic croaker

5 lbs. 3 ozs.

Catherine Simpson

1980

Dolphinfish

52 lbs. 15 ozs.

Charles Ciociola

2003

Black drum

115 lbs.

Kenneth Smith

1978

Red drum

75 lbs.

James Vandetti

1976

Flounder

17 lbs. 15 ozs.

William Kendall

1974

Kingfish

4 lbs.

Billy Hastings

1973

Atlantic mackerel

3 lbs. 5 ozs.

Ricky Yakimowicz

1985

King
mackerel

48 lbs. 9 ozs.

Gordon Harris

1992

Spanish mackerel

6 lbs. 4 ozs.

Eric Ludwig

2000

Blue marlin

820 lbs.

Bruce King

1986

White marlin

120 lbs.

William Garner Jr.

1972

Scup

5 lbs. 5 ozs.

Herman Schmidt

1979

Shark

825 lbs.

Brent Thomas

1981

Mako shark

975 lbs.

Thomas Barnes

2000

Sheepshead

15 lbs. 11 ozs.

Christopher H. Wentz

2012

Swordfish

358 lbs.

Kurt Lorenz

2013

Tautog

21 lbs. 4 ozs.

Glenn Cave

2005

Gray
triggerfish

6 lbs. 5 ozs.

Buddy J. Masten

2012

Tuna

873 lbs.

Dan Dillon

2005

Wahoo

98 lbs.

Jeff Murtoff

2003

Weakfish

19 lbs. 2 ozs.

William Thomas

1989

Conservation Corner

54873.jpgThe Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife is working to restore the shad population by increasing the numbers of American shad in the Nanticoke River and its major tributaries. Division biologists collect native Nanticoke river shad in the early spring. The fish are taken to Delaware’s Nanticoke hatchery where they spawn in a large tank. The eggs are collected and incubated within the protection of the hatching jars. Upon hatching, the young fry are raised for three days in the hatchery before they are released into the river and its tributaries. The culturing provides a “jump start” for a struggling population by protecting the eggs and early juvenile stage fry which frequently experience high rates predation in the wild. This hatchery effort is a great example of fisheries conservation to help preserve a species for future generations.

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