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Broodstock salmon

16 lbs. 5 ozs.

Peters Pond, Sandwich

Roy Leyva, Plymouth

13 lbs. 7 ozs.

Onota Lake, Pittsfield

Jacob LaDouceur, Pittsfield

Brook trout

4 lbs. 11 ozs.

Peters Pond, Sandwich

Roy Leyva, Plymouth

2 lbs. 15 ozs.

Cliff Pond, Brewster

Sam Donnelly,

Brown trout

9 lbs. 7 ozs.

Quacumquasit Pond, Brookfield

Steven Ramsey, Sr., Spencer

5 lbs. 6 ozs.

Hoosic River, Adams

Joshua Sworzen,


4 lbs. 6 ozs.

Millvale Reservoir, Haverhill

Roger Aziz, Jr.,

2 lbs. 4 ozs.

Cheshire Lake, Cheshire

Michael Houghtlin, Pittsfield

Moosehorn Pond, Hubbardston

Madison Lovely,


30 lbs. 9 oz.

Quinsigamond Lake, Worcester

Jonathan Beauchene, Spencer

29 lbs. 15 oz.

Connecticut River, Easthampton

Kody Perrier, Easthampton

Chain pickerel

6 lbs. 11 ozs.

Herring River Reservoir, Harwich

Roy Leyva, Plymouth

5 lbs. 6 ozs.

Middle Pond,
Marstons Mills

Philip Weber,
Marstons Mills

Channel catfish

20 lbs. 6 oz.

Five Mile Pond, Springfield

Mark Bailey, Wilbraham

9 lbs. 1 oz.

Connecticut River, Springfield

David North, Agawam


3 lbs. 0 ozs.

Webster Lake, Webster

Robert Puishys, Jr., Oxford

2 lbs. 13 ozs.

Webster Lake, Webster

Michael Bessette, Dudley

Lake trout

15 lbs. 7 ozs.

Quabbin Reservoir

David Sheets, Belchertown

17 lbs. 4 ozs.

Quabbin Reservoir

Summer Gaudreau, Belchertown

Landlocked salmon

8 lbs. 3 ozs.

Quabbin Reservoir

Ralph Rogers, Barre

7 lbs. 2 ozs.

Quabbin Reservoir

Andrew Roman,

Quabbin Reservoir

Roger Pyzocha, Ludlow

Largemouth bass

10 lbs. 2 oz.

Billington Sea, Plymouth

Alec Turner, Plymouth

8 lbs. 14 oz.

Schoolhouse Pond, Chatham

Nick Shea, Harwich

Northern pike

22 lbs. 11 oz.

Onota Lake, Pittsfield

Bryan Kopala, Adams

19 lbs. 11 oz.

Housatonic River, Sheffield

Jake Burke, Pittsfield

Rainbow trout

8 lbs. 6 ozs.

Walden Pond, Concord

William Smethurst, Fitchburg

5 lbs. 12 ozs.

Wallum Lake, Douglas

Matt Huberdault, Webster


6 lbs. 8 ozs.

Merrimack River, Lawrence

Roger Aziz, Jr.,

4 lbs. 10 ozs.

Connecticut River, Holyoke

Eliot Madison, West Springfield

Smallmouth bass

5 lbs. 15 ozs.

Quabbin Reservoir

Phil Belanger, Granby

5 lbs. 8 ozs.

Quabbin Reservoir

Austin Siegel, Ware


1 lb. 3 ozs.

Snake Pond, Sandwich

John Kowszik, Millbury

1 lb. 5 ozs.

Shawme Pond, Sandwich

Nate Taddia, Sandwich

Tiger muskie

10 lbs. 7 ozs.

Chauncey Lake, Westborough

Mark Potter, Framingham

No youth entries

Tiger trout

8 lbs. 10 ozs.

White Pond, Concord

Robert Casey, Arlington

2 lbs. 7 ozs.

Cochituate Lake, Natick

Michael Diruscio, Natick


8 lbs. 2 ozs.

Connecticut River, South Hadley

Walter Partyka,
South Hadley

6 lbs. 4 ozs.

Connecticut River, Sunderland

Austin Burdick, Florida

White catfish

7 lbs. 5 ozs.

Mashpee-Wakeby Pond, Mashpee

Richard Doolin, Forestdale

4 lbs. 1 oz.

Charles River, Newton

Joe McMahon,

White perch

2 lbs. 11 ozs.

Wachusett Reservoir, West Boylston

Joshua Cotier, Clinton

1 lbs. 15 ozs.

Wachusett Reservoir, West Boylston

Derek Carpenter,

Yellow perch

2 lbs. 4 ozs.

Wequaquet Lake, Barnstable

Jeff Capute, Centerville

2 lbs. 3 ozs.

Peters Pond, Sandwich

Robbie Finerty, Sandwich

Unnamed Pond, Winchendon

Tom King, Hubbardston

Glen Charlie Pond, Wareham

Roy Leyva, Plymouth

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