State Record Fish

Rules for catching a measuring a State Record Fish can be found HERE.

Species Name Weight Len. Tackle Place Date Caught by:
LARGEMOUTH BASS 11.80 lbs. 28 1/2 inches Rod & Reel w/jig & pig Private Pit Lake, Cherokee Co. 05/03/08 Tyson Hallam, Scammon
SPOTTED BASS (KENTUCKY) 4.44 lbs. 18 1/2 inches Fly rod w/medium popper Marion County Lake 04/16/77 Clarence E. McCarter, Wichita
STRIPED BASS 44 lbs. 44 inches Rod & Reel w/live shad Wilson Reservoir 05/14/10 Paul Bahr, Ellsworth KS
SMALLMOUTH BASS 6.88 lbs. 21 1/2 inches Rod & Reel w/jerk bait Milford Reservoir 04/04/10 Frank Evans Jr., Salina KS
WIPER 25 lbs 33 1/2 inches Rod & Reel w/zara spook Perry Reservoir Outlet 08/08/10 James M. Moore, Fort Riley KS
WHITE BASS 5.67 lbs 20 3/8 inches Rod & Reel w/ roadrunner Rvr. above John Redmond 04/11/02 Marvin W. Gary, Peculiar, MO
BASS, WARMOUTH 1.11 lb. 10 1/2 inches Rod & Reel w/worms Mined Land WA #7 04/30/88 Vivian A. Bradley, Pittsburg
WALLEYE 13.16 lbs. 29 inches Rod & Reel w/Rapala Wilson Reservoir 04/17/96 Dustin Ritter, Hoisington
SAUGER 4.80 lbs. 23.75 inches Rod & Reel w/jig & minnow Melvern Reservoir 11/29/96 Jimmy Barnes, Kansas City
SAUGEYE 9.81 lbs 28 1/2 inches Rod & Reel w/lure Sebelius Reservoir 11/13/98 Raymond Wait, Norton
PERCH, YELLOW 1.06 lbs. 14 inches Rod & Reel w/worm Coffey County Farm Pond 05/07/00 Walker Trimble, Burlington
CATFISH, BLUE 102.8 lbs. 56.75 inches Rod & Reel w/cut bait Missouri River 08/11/12 Robert Stanley, Olathe
CATFISH, CHANNEL 36.5 lbs. 38 inches Rod & Reel w/fish entrails Mined Land, WA-Cherokee Co. 06/03/03 RickBarnow, Humboldt
CATFISH, FLATHEAD 123 lbs. 61 inches Rod & Reel w/jig and minnow Elk City Reservoir 05/14/98 Ken Paulie, Caney
CATFISH, BULLHEAD 7.33 lbs. 24 1/2 inches Rod & Reel w/crayfish Farm Pond, Montgomery County 05/15/85 David A. Tremain, Havana
CRAPPIE, WHITE 4.02 lbs. 17 1/2 inches Rod & Reel w/live minnow Farm Pond, Greenwood County 03/30/64 Frank Miller, Eureka
CRAPPIE, BLACK 4.63 lbs. 22 inches Rod & Reel w/live minnow Woodson State Fishing Lake 10/21/57 Hazel Fey, Toronto
SUNFISH, GREEN 2.36 lbs. 11 1/2 inches Rod & Reel w/ grasshopper Farm Pond 09/26/82 Fae Vaupel, Russell
SUNFISH, HYBRID (GREEN/ BLUEGILL) 2.65 lbs. 13 3/8 inches Rod & Reel w/#3 Mepps Farm Pond 05/17/99 Ron Fountain, Paola
SUNFISH,REDEAR 1.69 lbs. 11 3/4 inches Rod & Reel w/jig Finney Wildlife Area 07/04/95 Larry Fox, Scott City
BLUEGILL 2.31 lbs. 11 inches Rod & Reel w/worms Farm Pond, Scott County 05/26/62 Robert Jefferies, Modoc
BUFFALO, BIGMOUTH 58 lbs. 40inches Trotline w/minnow Lovewell Reservoir 05/21/09 Tammie Overton, Hardy, NE
BUFFALO, SMALLMOUTH 51 lbs. 41 inches Rod & Reel Farm Pond, Douglas County 05/02/79 Scott Butler, Lawrence
CARP 47.10 lbs. 40 1/4 inches Rod & Reel w/corn Carey Park (Hutchinson) 06/10/97 Phil McAmis, Hutchinson
DRUM 31.50 lbs. 40 1/8 inches Trotline w/crawfish Blue River, Riley Co. 09/02/08 Bill Hull, Blue Rapids
GRASS CARP 77.75 lbs. 45.75 inches Rod & Reel w/cricket Atchison State Fishing Lake 09/30/12 Kenneth Mosby JR, Kansas City, MO
GAR, SPOTTED 7.75 lbs. 33 1/2 inches Bow & Arrow Chetopa Dam 05/13/83 Charles Harbert, Arma
GAR, SHORTNOSE 7.30 35 inches Compound bow & arrow Milford Reservoir 05/31/13 Luke Visser, Wakefield
GAR, LONGNOSE 31.5 lbs. N/A Rod & Reel w/yellow beetle Perry Reservoir outlet 05/21/74 Ray Schroeder, Topeka
SHOVELNOSE STURGEON 5.23 lbs. 35 1/2 inches Trotline w/ nightcrawler Lovewell Reservoir 07/04/99 Edwin P. Hood, Mankato
GOLDEYE 2.25 lbs. 17 3/4 inches Rod & Reel w/vibrotail Milford Reservoir 06/19/80 Mike Augustine, Junction City
PADDLEFISH 144 lbs. 54 1/4 inches Rod & Reel Atchison Co. Pond 05/05/04 Clinton Boldridge, Riley,KS
EEL, AMERICAN 4.44 lbs. 35 1/4 inches Rod & Reel w/green worm Kansas River 06/23/87 Ralph B. Westerman, Manhattan
TROUT, BROWN 4.18 lbs. 20.25 inches Rod & Reel w/Kastmaster Kanopolis Reservoir Seep Stream 03/18/10 Daniel Schrag, McPherson, KS
TROUT, RAINBOW 15.72lbs. 28.5 inches Rod & Reel w/berkley gulp corn Kill Creek Park Lake 02/23/14 Josh McCullough, Spring Hill, KS
PIKE, NORTHERN 24.75 lbs. 44 inches Rod & Reel w/silver spoon Council Grove Reservoir 08/28/71 Mr. & Mrs. H.A. Bowman, Manhattan