Top 25 Largemouth Bass Records - Fishing in California. Wiper, White x Striped Bass. That world record has held up for 8 decades! Other Notable Records. He weighed it on a bathroom scale, however, and only two other people saw the fish. 1 oz Howard Clifford 10/9/1980 location undisclosed Black Crappie 3 lbs 9.76 oz Quinn Warren Feb-12 Messalonskee Lake Blueback Trout 5.24 lbs Carter McLaughlin 8/20/2008 Pushineer Pond Brook Trout 9 lbs 2 oz Patrick Coan 1/8/2010 Mousam... Continue reading Castaic Lake in Southern California produced 6 of the top 25 LMB. 2016 is turing out to be a good year with 2 records already being broken. All except one (Hodges) of the California Lakes in the top 25 list are heavily stocked with rainbow trout. 6/6/2009. The lake record largemouth stands at more than 17 pounds, and double- digit Florida strain bass are common. See how your state stacks up against the others when it comes to record setting largemouth bass. The world record bass was 22 pounds and 4 ounces. A 25 pound, 1 ounce largemouth bass, a possible new world record bass, was caught on March 20, 2006 in California. It was a long pursuit but he did it! In addition to trophy-sized largemouth bass, the introduction of Alabama spotted bass in 1976 and subsequent introductions to other California waters has produced trophy-sized, and state and world record catches … Since then, I’ve been fortunate enough to fish throughout the upper midwest chasing smalljaws in some truly world class fisheries. Abalone may not be taken south of the mouth of San Francisco Bay. If true, the fish would shatter George W. Perry’s 73-year-old largemouth bass record of 22-4. Numerous catches of largemouth bass over 10 pounds were reported following the introductions and in 1972, the first largemouth bass over 20 pounds from California was caught at Lake Miramar. 33. To break the world’s record could be only a dream, but breaking any big bass record is an adventure worth chasing. Before heading to a CDFW facility, contact the regional headquarters office to determine if that facility is open. If Spring Lake, Calif., sounds familiar to record-class bass anglers, it is. World Record Largemouth Bass #1 for 88 Years – … A few Hybrid fish have been caught over the years a little bigger- but this is standing record - A great display for Home-Office - fish camp or lodge- Just an outstanding Mount that everyone will notice. LARGEMOUTH BASS STATE RECORDS STATE WEIGHT OFFICIAL WEIGHT MONTH/ DAY YEAR LOCATION ANGLER Alabama 16.5000 16-8 11/3 1987 Mountain View Lake Thomas M. Burgin Arizona 16.4800 16-7.68 4/22 1997 Canyon Lake Randall E. White Arkansas 16.2500 16-4 3/2 1976 Mallard Lake Aaron Mardis State Records for Largemouth Bass. Maine Freshwater Record Fish SPECIES WEIGHT ANGLER DATE LOCATION Atlantic Salmon 28 lbs. That was the story at the home of Mac Weakley, who early this morning caught a mammoth largemouth on tiny Dixon Lake in southern California that he and his longtime fishing partners Mike Winn … The world of big-bass hunting was turned upside-down Monday morning when a California angler, Mac Weakley, reportedly caught and released a 25-pound, 1-ounce largemouth bass from Dixon Lake near San Diego. NOTE: These records are officially recognized by the Nevada Department of Wildlife as state records established from the year 1968, the first year of the Nevada Trophy Fish Program through December 2019. Current California Angling and Diving Records, no record - minimum size requirement: 8 pounds, no record - minimum size requirement: 40 pounds, no record - minimum size requirement: 1 pound. Current California Angling and Diving Records Search all columns or a specific column to filter data; click on column header to sort by that data field. The Louisiana state fish records are kept by the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association. Miramar Lake in Southern California produced 4 of the top 25 LMB. 1 angler - Bob Crupi, has more than one entry on the top 25 list. Manabu Kurita displays the largest bass ever caught - A 22 pound, 5 ounce beast taken from Biwa Lake in Japan. By 1:30pm on Tuesday, the bass had at last been certified by a Department of Natural Resources biologist. The association converts all ounce weights into hundredths of a pound for uniformity. Content. * State law presently prohibits the take of giant (black) sea bass, canary rockfish, cowcod rockfish, yelloweye rockfish, statewide. No abalone species may be taken in California at this time. No one knows for sure but Lake Biwa is said to have "schools" of 20+ pound bass that gorge themselves on the carp population there. He currently ties George Perry's IGFA record due to a "2-ounce rule" the IGFA has on fish under 25 pounds.