State Records Smallmouth Bass Catches

Thu, Jun 25, 2009

Smallmouth Fishing

State

Weight

Length

Location

Smallmouth Angler

Date

Tennessee

11 lbs 15 oz Dale Hollow Reservoir unknown 7/9/1955
Alabama 10 lbs 8 oz Wheeler Dam Tailwater Owen F. Smith 10/8/1950
North Carolina 10 lbs 0 oz Hiwassee Reservoir Archie Lampkin 6/1/1951
Ohio 9 lbs 8 oz 23.5″ Lake Erie Randy Van Dam 6/16/1993
South
Carolina
9 lbs 7 oz LakeJocassee Terry Dodson 2001
Michigan 9
lbs 4 oz
27.25″ Long Lake W.F. Shoemaker 1906
West Virginia 9 lbs 12 oz 24.25″ South Branch David Lindsay 1971
Wisconsin 9 lbs 1 oz Indian Lake unknown 6/21/1950
California 9 lbs 1 oz Clair Engle Lake Tim Brady 3/20/1976
Pennsylvania 8 lbs 8 oz Scotts Run Lake Robert T. Steelman 1997
Kentucky 8 lbs 7.36 oz Laurel River Lake Coolie Williams 5/16/1998
Maryland 8 lbs 4 oz Liberty Reservoir Gary Peters 10/4/1974
New York 8 lbs 4 oz Lake Erie Andrew C. Kartesz 6/4/1995
Massachusetts 8 lbs 2 oz Wachusett Reservoir Barbara Sasen 1991
Washington 8 lbs 12 oz Columbia River - Hanford Reach Ray Wonacott 4/23/1966
Virginia 8 lbs 1 oz New River Donald S. Eaton, Jr 3/12/2003
Idaho 8 lbs 0.5 oz 22″ Dworshak Reservoir Dan Steigers 1995
Maine 8 lbs 0 oz Thompson Lake George Dyer 1970
Minnesota 8 lbs 0 oz West Battle Lake John Creighton 1948
Utah 7 lbs 6 oz 22″ Midview Reservoir (Lake Borham) Alan Iorg 1996
Arkansas 7 lbs 5 oz Bull Shoals Lake Acie Dickerson 4/1/1969
Indiana 7 lbs 4 oz Twin Lake Dana Yoder 1992
New
Jersey
7 lbs 2 oz Round Valley Reservoir Carol Marciniak 1990
Georgia 7 lbs 2 oz Lake Chatuge Jack Hall 3/28/1973
Missouri 7 lbs 2 oz Stockton Lake Kevin S. Clingan 12/18/1994
Mississippi 7 lbs 15 oz Pickwick Lake - Yellow Creek Arm Thomas Wilbanks 1/24/1987
Texas 7 lbs 14.88 oz 23″ Lake Meredith Timothy Teague 3/13/1998
New
Hampshire
7 lbs 14.5 oz 23.25″ Goose Pond Francis H. Lord 8/1/1970
Oregon 7 lbs 14 oz Henry Hagg Lake Kevin Silver 10/8/2000
Oklahoma 7 lbs 12 oz 18.25″ Lake Texoma Aaron Fridrich 3/22/2003
Connecticut 7 lbs 12 oz Shenipsit Lake Joseph Mankauskas Jr. 1980
Iowa 7 lbs 12 oz 22.75″ West Okoboji Lake Rick Gray 9/1990
Arizona 7 lbs 0.96 oz 22.75″ Roosevelt Lake Dennis K. Barnhall 3/18/1988
Illinois 6 lbs 7 oz strip mine lake Mark Samp 3/26/1985
Montana 6 lbs 6.4 oz 21.25″ Flathead River Ken Riska 4/16/2000
Kansas 6 lbs 6 oz 21.25″ Milford Reservoir Jimmy Gilreath 4/26/1997
South
Dakota
6 lbs 2 oz Lewis & Clark Lake Loran Moore 10/3/1999
New Mexico 6 lbs 14 oz 22″ Navajo Lake David L. Young 5/15/1999
Vermont 6 lbs 12 oz Lake Champlain George Carlson 1978
Nebraska 6 lbs 1.5 oz Merritt Lake Wally Allison 5/17/1978
North Dakota 5 lbs 9 oz Lake Sakakawea Andrew Mark 1999
Rhode Island 5 lbs 15 oz 22″ N/A 0
Colorado 5 lbs 12 oz 21″ Navajo Reservoir Carl Dewey 1993
Nevada 5 lbs 1 oz 20″ South Fork Reservoir Tom R. Grant 2000
Wyoming 5 lbs .94 oz 21″ Flaming Gorge Reservoir Bubba O’Neil 2003
Hawaii 4 lbs 2.24 oz Manoa Stream Brian Suyeoka 3/25/1997
Delaware 4 lbs 15 oz Brandywine River Jerry Proffitt 5/29/1989
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4 Responses to “State Records Smallmouth Bass Catches”

  1. Fred Baldwin Says:

    Your State record for Idaho needs to be updated.
    Dan Steigers of Juliaetta caught a 9.72 pound Smallmouth Bass in Idaho’s Dworshak Reservoir on October 28. This fish is the new Idaho State Record. Steigers also held the previous Idaho state record Smallmouth at 8.31 pounds, caught in Dworshak Reservoir on October 14, 1995.

  2. Matt Says:

    Fred, thank you for the correction!

  3. TREVOR K. MORELOCK Says:

    DEAR SIRS

    WONDERFUL SITE !!!!
    THE WORLD RECORD WHICH YOU HAVE LISTED AS UNKNOW IS MR D.L. HAYES. YOU CAN GOOGLE UP A PICTURE OF THE FISH AND THE MAN , OR GO TO THE TENNESSEE WILDLIFE RESOUCRES AGENCYS SIGHT FOR MORE INFORMATION

    MAY GOD BLESS
    TREVOR K. MORELOCK
    ROGERSVILLE , TN

  4. Preston Moore Says:

    Please update your World Record with the angler’s name - D.L. Hayes, or David L. Hayes.


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