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Arkansas State Record Fish

The following list of state record fish is according to the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission.

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

 
SPECIES SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Hybrid Striped 27lb 5oz Greers Ferry Lake Jerald C. Shaum 04/24/97
Largemouth 16lb 4oz Mallard Lake Aaron Mardis 03/02/76
Ozark 1lb 8oz Lake Norfork Jerry Heard 08/02/82
Shadow 1 lb 12oz Spring River James E. Baker 07/05/99
Smallmouth 7lb 5oz Bull Shoals Lake Acie Dickerson 04/01/69
Spotted 7lb 15oz Bull Shoals Lake Mike Heilich 03/26/83
Striped 64lb 8oz Beaver Tailwaters - White River Jeff Fletcher  04/28/00
White 5lb 4oz Bull Shoals Lake William Wilson 04/23/84
Yellow 1 lb 13oz Hargrove Reservoir Bill Kennedy 07/29/89
Yellow 1 lb 13oz Old River Floyd E. Norfleet 02/10/97
BUFFALO SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Bigmouth 35 lbs 2oz Lake Conway John Bales 12/02/98
Black 92 lbs 8oz Lake Maumelle Kenny DeLuca 02/26/01
Smallmouth 68lb 8oz Lake Hamilton Jerry Dolezal 05/15/84
CARP SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Bighead 75 lbs 8oz AR River Mark Matthews 05/17/02
Common 53lb Lake Hamilton Lynn Bradley 03/23/85
Grass 65lb 14oz Horseshoe Lake Gary Todd Brewer 4/28/95
Silver 39lb 4oz Arkansas River Ryan McKim 5/11/95
CATFISH SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Black Bullhead 4lb 12oz Point Remove Creek Janet Story 04/11/86
Blue 116lb 12oz MS River Charles Ashley, Jr. 08/03/01
Channel 38lb Lake Ouachita Joe Holleman 06/03/89
Flathead 80lb Arkansas River Wesley White 10/28/89
CRAPPIE SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Black 4lb 9oz Oladale Lake Danny Burfield 03/29/76
White 4lb 7oz Mingo Creek Shelby Cooper 04/12/93
GAR SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Alligator Gar 215lb Arkansas River Alvin Bonds 07/31/64
Gar, Longnose 35 lb
12 oz
Taylor Old River Lake Tommy Cantrell 06/28/05
Gar, Shortnose 4lb 7oz Lake Dardanelle Lindsey Lewis 4/24/2008
Spotted Gar 6lb 12oz Mellwood Old River Vernon Neal 10/03/95
SUNFISH SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Bluegill 3lb 4oz Fulton County Pond Albert Sharp 08/07/98
Green 1 lb 11oz Pond, Dierks K. McCullough 04/12/76
Longear 1 lb 2oz Table Rock Lake Carl Bohannan 04/22/91
Redear 2lb 14oz Lake Bois d' Arc Glenda Tatom 05/04/85
TROUT SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
Brook Trout 5lb North Fork River Billy J. Meeks 06/03/02
Brown 40lb 4oz Little Red River H. "Rip" Collins 05/09/92
Cutthroat 9lb 9oz White River Scott Rudolph 10/6/85
Lake 11 lb 5oz Greers Ferry Lake Clark Stevenson 12/15/97
Rainbow 19lb 1oz White River Jim Miller 03/14/81
OTHER SIZE LOCATION ANGLER DATE
American Eel 4lb 12oz Arkansas River Gregg Armstrong 05/26/02
Bowfin 17lb 5oz Desha County Doug Smith 02/21/77
Drum 45lb 7 oz Lake Wilson Chuck Piker 07/11/04
Flier 14oz Saline River Harvey Jones 07/10/85
Herring, Skipjack 2lb 13oz Ouachita River Monte Pascoe 04/04/97
Muskie, Tiger 23lb 12oz Spring River Randy Wyatt 06/27/95
Pacu 7lb 1oz Lakewood Lake #1, NLR Gerald H. Kenedy 07/22/95
Paddlefish 98lb 8oz Ouachita River Michael Langley 07/19/94
Pickerel, Chain 7lb 10oz Little Red River Abe Vogel 01/06/79
Northern Pike 16lb 1oz DeGray Lake Dick Cooley 12/27/73
Sauger 6lb 12oz Arkansas River Claude Eubanks 12/15/76
Saugeye 6lb 1oz Crown Lake C. Henderson 02/05/93
Shad, Alabama 2lb 13oz Ouachita River Monte Pasco 04/04/97
Shad, Gizzard 2lb 14oz White River Charles Jordan 05/09/92
Sturgeon, Shovelnose 3lbs Mississippi River Billy Robertson 10/29/06
Tilapia 2lb 7oz Win-Meadow Lake B.F. Glover 10/148/05
Walleye 22lb 11oz Greers Ferry Lake Al Nelson 03/12/82
Warmouth 1lb 8oz Black Bayou Michael Curtis 05/20/98

 


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The above list of state record fish is according to the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission.

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