All-Girl Fishing Team Makes History By Winning State Fishing Championship (Louisiana)

Alexis Virgillito and Taylor Bacot are the first all-female team to win a fishing championship in Louisiana. Together, Alexis, an 8-grader who competes up, and her partner Taylor, a freshman at Parkway High School near Bossier Parish, Louisiana won the high school state championship on Caddo Lake in Shreveport, Louisiana. The duo weighed their limit of 5 fish, totaling 30 …

Alabama Man Catches The Georgia State Record Shoal Bass On An Alabama Rig

The Georgia state record shoal bass weighs 8lbs, 5 ounces, and it was caught from the Chattahoochee River by Joseph McWhorter on Dec. 23, 2021. Wildlife officials said the new catch outweighed the previous record by only two ounces, a similar margin of victory that oddsmakers predict for tonight’s college football national championship played between Georgia and Alabama. Georgia’s State Record Shoal …

State Record Meanmouth Bass Caught In Texas Big Bass Factory (Again)

*Editors Note: Originally reported to be the world record meanmouth bass, IGFA officials recently informed Brandon Burks that his record would not count because his Alabama Rig had five hooks instead of the IGFA maximum allowance of three. However, since Texas allows anglers to fish Alabama Rigs with five hooks, Brandon’s bass will be the state record, which now weighs …

The New Montana State Record Walleye Measured 32 Inches And Weighed 18lbs

The new Montana state record Walleye was caught from Holter Lake by Trevor Johnson of Helena, Montana. Appropriately, Trevor was using a “jig,” according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Weighing 18.02 pounds officially, the fish measured out to 32” inches long with a 22” inch girth. According to the Minnesota DNR, an average walleye will take anywhere from 4-5 years …

7.84 Pound Smallmouth Bass Sets A New Montana State Record

The fishing was so good that Theron Thompson, his father Jim Thompson and buddy Nate Peressini didn’t want to stop, even though they unknowingly had the next state record smallmouth bass in their boat’s livewell. Ben French of The Billings Gazette Theron Thompson caught a 7lb 10-ounce smallmouth back in October, which has been officially registered as the largest smallmouth …

Man Catches 57 Pound, State Record Catfish On A Bass Swimbait

 “It was really weird because I thought I snagged a tree,” Dixon said. “It didn’t feel like a fish but after a while, it was going crazy.” ELKTON, Maryland. (WJZ) — A Cecil County man earned the first-ever state record for the invasive flathead catfish, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Joshua Dixon caught a 57-pound, 50-inch long …

10 Record-Setting Fish Caught In Utah This Season

Utah anglers hit the waters hard in 2020, and as a result, Utah fishing records were dropping like flies. From slab crappie to gigantic lake trout – Let’s take a look at ten record-setting fish from Utah in 2020. Thanks to the Utah Department Of Wildlife for keeping records, reports, and photos. 1) Lake Trout 2) Splake 3) Kokanee Salmon …