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Georgia State Fishing Records

Georgia State Fishing Records

Species 

Weight

Location

Angler

Date

Black Crappie

4 lbs 4 oz

Acrees Lake 

Shirley Lavender

6/1/1971

Black Crappie

4 lbs 4 oz

Lake Spivey 

Steve Cheek

3/1/1975

Blue Catfish

80 lbs 4 oz

Walter F. George Lake

Earnest Timpson

2/2/2010

Bluegill Sunfish

3 lbs 5 oz

Shamrock Lake 

P. F. Gumm

7/3/1977

Bowfin

16 lbs 0 oz

Foster State Park

Charles Conley

5/25/1976

Brook Trout

5 lbs 10 oz

Waters Creek 

Russell Braden

3/29/1986

Brown Bullhead

5 lbs 8 oz

private pond 

James Andrews

5/22/1978

Brown Trout

18 lbs 6 oz

Chattahoochee River 

Charles E. Ford

11/12/2001

Carp

35 lbs 12 oz

Lake Jackson 

Donald Clark

1972

Chain Pickerel

9 lbs 6 oz

Homerville

Baxley McQuaig Jr.

2/1/1961

Channel Catfish

44 lbs 12 oz

Altamaha River 

Bobby Smithwick

5/18/1972

Flathead Catfish

83 lbs 0 oz

Altamaha River 

Jim Dieveney

7/11/2010

Flier Sunfish

1 lbs 4 oz

private pond 

Curt Brooks

2/26/1996

Green Sunfish

1 lbs 7 oz

private pond 

Jeff Sumner

2/25/2006

Hickory Shad

1 lbs 15 oz

Ogeechee River 

Mark Bowers

4/2/1995

Hybrid Bass

25 lbs 8 oz

Lake Chatuge 

David Hobby

5/1/1995

Largemouth Bass

22 lbs 4 oz

Montgomery Lake 

George Perry

6/2/1932

Longnose Gar

30 lbs 4 oz

Alapaha River

Chad Leonard

9/5/2008

Muskellunge

38 lbs 2 oz

Blue Ridge Lake 

Rube Golden

6/1/1957

Northern Pike

18 lbs 2 oz

Lake Rabun 

Keith Gragg

6/27/1982

Rainbow Trout

17 lbs 8 oz

Soque River

Mark Cochran

5/7/2004

Redbreast Sunfish

1 lbs 11 oz

private pond 

Emory Walden

4/16/1998

Redear Sunfish

4 lbs 2 oz

private pond 

Pat Larence

6/6/1995

Redeye Bass

3 lbs 7 oz

Lake Hartwell

Steve Williams

4/17/2004

Redfin Pickerel

2 lbs 10 oz

Lewis Pond 

Gene Brantley

7/7/1982

Sauger

4 lbs 3 oz

Clarks Hill Reservoir 

Stuart Bowers

4/5/1986

Shad

8 lbs 3 oz

Savannah River 

Henry Baxley

4/5/1986

Shoal Bass

8 lbs 3 oz

Flint River 

David Hubbard

10/23/1977

Smallmouth Bass

7 lbs 2 oz

Lake Chatuge 

Jack Hall

3/28/1973

Spotted Bass

8 lbs 2 oz

Lake Burton

Wayne Holland

2/23/2005

Striped Bass

63 lbs 0 oz

Oconee River 

Terry McConnell

4/3/2009

Suwanee Bass

3 lbs 9 oz

Ochlocknee River 

Laverne Norton

10/6/1984

Walleye

11 lbs 6 oz

Richard B. Russell Lake 

Neal Watson

9/11/1995

Warmouth

2 lbs 0 oz

private pond 

Carlton Robbins

5/4/1974

White Bass

5 lbs 1 oz

Lanier Lake 

J. M. Hobbins

6/16/1971

White Catfish

8 lbs 10 oz

Savannah River 

James Sanders

6/10/1996

White Crappie

5 lbs 0 oz

private pond 

Theresa Kemp

4/10/1984

Yellow Perch

2 lbs 8 oz

Savannah River

Larry Poole, Jr.

2/24/2008


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