18.1 Pound Walleye Pummels Pennsylvania’s 41-Year-Old State Record

Richard “The Breeze” Nicholson pulled a 34-inch, 18.1-pound walleye from the Youghiogheny River in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, while fishing alongside his son Richard Nocholson Jr. The enormous walleye breaks a 41-year old record that was caught from the Allegheny Reservoir back in 1980. The duo was fishing with live creek chub minnows, a popular and oftentimes unbeatable technique for targeting …

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 …

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 …