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Alabama State Fishing Records

The following list of state record fish is according to the Alabama Department of Natural Resources. We also have the Alabama Saltwater fishing Records.

We are looking for additional pictures and fishing stories of any fish that has been an Alabama state record. E-mail us your stories and pictures to todd@southeasternoutdoors.com.

 
SPECIES SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Bass        
Largemouth 16 lbs 8 oz Mtn. View Lake, Shelby Co Thomas (T. M.) Burgin 11/3/87
Redeye 3 lbs
2 oz
Choccolocco Creek Terry Johnson 3/8/2000
Rock 1 lb 6 oz Paint Rock River James R. Stewart 5/6/95
Shoal 6 lbs 11 oz Hallawakee Creek Darrell Trawick 2/25/96
Smallmouth l0 lbs 8 oz Wheeler Dam tailwater Owen F. Smith 10/8/50
Spotted 8 lbs 15 oz Lewis Smith Phillip C. Terry 3/18/78
Striped 55 lbs Tallapoosa River Charles Totty 1955
Striped Hybrid 25 lbs 15 oz Sipsey Fork E. H. Hodges 9/13/96
White 4 lbs
9 oz
Warrior River Ben DeMott 2/14/87
Yellow 2 lb
8 oz
Guntersville Reservoir, Jackson Co. Dennis M. Woebbeking 4/12/00
CARP SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Buffalo 57 lbs Guntersville Reservoir Ralph B. Lowery 4/13/90
Bullhead 3 lbs 13 oz Private Pond/Montgomery. Co. Charles A. Lane 4/8/84
Common 35 lbs Bear Creek, Colbert County Darrin Jackson 4/19/80
Grass 70 lbs Lake Martin Michael White Jr. 4/12/99
CATFISH SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Blue 111 lbs Wheeler  Reservoir Wm. P. McKinley 7/5/96
Channel 40 lbs Inland Lake Donald R. Cox 6/17/67
Flathead 80 lbs Alabama River Rick Conner 6/22/86
White 10 lbs 5 oz Chambers Co. Public Lake Roy T. Britton 4/3/81
CRAPPIE SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Black 4 lbs
5 oz
pond/Jefferson Co.
 
William D. Webb
 
6/2/97
 

White
4 lbs
9 oz
Lake Martin Jeremy S. White 5/8/00
GAR SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Alligator 151 lbs 5 oz Tensaw River Michael Houseknecht 8/13/04
Longnose 32 lbs 14 oz Jordan Reservoir Gary Smyth 4/18/85
Spotted 8 lbs 12 oz Cotaco Creek Winston Baker 8/26/87
SUNFISH SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Bluegill 4 lbs 12 oz Ketona Lake, Birmingham T. S. Hudson 4/9/50
Green 15 oz Bayview Lake Stephen McArdle 4/28/85
Longear 8 oz Yellow River Jerry Jones 5/12/90
Redbreast 1LB 4 oz Choctawhatchee River Archie Russ 6/12/10
Redear 4 1bs 4 oz Chattahoochee R. Jeff Lashley 5/5/62
OTHER SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
American Eel 5 lbs
8 oz
Lake Shechi Tod A. Groover 5/11/89
Bowfin 17 lbs 12 oz Mobile Delta David C. Wood 8/13/78
Drum 41 lbs 8 oz Wilson Reservoir Wilson Brock 7/24/49
Muskellunge**
 
19 lbs 8 oz Wilson Dam tailwater Steve Leatherwood l2/31/72
Paddlefish* 52 lbs 12 oz Wilson Dam tailwater Susan Holland 3/18/82
Perch, Yellow 1 lb 15 oz Wheeler Reservoir, Limestone Co. Matthew K. Patterson 2/26/00
Pickerel, Chain 6 lbs 5.5 oz Dyas Creek, Baldwin County Michael P. Ryan 6/24/76
Pickerel, Redfin 9 oz Crosbys Creek Luke Myers 9/2/02
Rainbow Trout 9 lbs 
1 oz
Mud Creek, Tannehill State Park Otha G. Hamm 4/22/06
Redhorse, Silver 14 lbs 14 oz Wilson Dam tailwater Chris Stephenson 4/24/95
Sauger 5 lbs 2 oz Wilson Dam tailwater William F. Huntley 3/5/72
Walleye 10 lbs 14 oz Weiss Reservoir Julia Hurley 6/24/80
Warmouth 1 lb 12 oz Farm Pond Jimmy A. Barfield 4/25/86

= World Record, Rod And Reel
* = now protected, release when captured
** = no longer stocked

 

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