California’s Biggest Crappie: Bass Angler Sets A New Record While Fishing On Clear Lake

David Burruss, owner of Clear Lake Outdoors in Lakeport, California, just broke the state record crappie when he reeled in 4.33-pound black crappie out of the Northern California’s fishing crown jewel, Clear Lake. The Lake Country Record-Bee reported that David was bass fishing with a 4-inch soft plastic swimbait when the record-setting crappie swiped his lure.  Clear lake receives an incredible amount of fishing pressure and …

State Record Bluegill

The Record Bluegill Sunfish For Every State In America

Bluegill are the one of the most accessible, popular, and best tasting freshwater fish in North America. And pound for pound, they might be one of the hardest fighting. Part of the Sunfish family, bluegill prefer warm water lakes, rivers, creeks, and ponds. Bluegill are opportunists when it comes to feeding and will commonly eat things like plankton, insects, worms, …

The Record Flathead Catfish For Every State In America

Flathead catfish are bottom-dwelling beasts that swim throughout rivers and lakes. Opportunistic feeders, flathead catfish will munch on anything from oysters to live bluegills. I found certified records for flathead catfish in 36 out of 50 states in the US. After looking over the weights, I’ve never wanted to catfish more. The Native Range of Flathead Catfish In America Documented …