Tag Archives: Record Catch

Texas Angler Shatters World Record with Massive Largemouth Bass

July 10, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Rob

Lea Anne Powell has made history by catching the largest largemouth bass ever recorded in her line class at O.H. Ivie Lake, Texas. This monumental achievement has put Texas on the map for bass fishing enthusiasts worldwide. After months of …

Connecticut Angler Shatters State Carp Record with Whopping Catch

June 20, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Rob

Brian Santos, a skilled angler from Connecticut, has a whopper of a tale to tell after reeling in a record-breaking common carp! The monstrous fish, caught at Lake Lillinonah, weighed in at a staggering 45 pounds and 5 ounces, surpassing …

How to Catch a World Record Fish and Get It Certified

June 18, 2024 | 🪝 Baitshop Life | Baitshop Sarah

Have you ever reeled in a whopper that you think might be a world record? It’s an exciting possibility, but claiming that title requires following a specific process. Here’s a breakdown of the steps involved in certifying a world record …

Georgia Woman Reels in New Saltwater Fishing Record

June 14, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Kelly

A 21-year-old St. Marys resident, Lauren Harden, has shattered a nearly 50-year-old state record for saltwater fish. On May 24th, while fishing off Cumberland Island, Georgia’s largest barrier island, Harden reeled in a massive crevalle jack weighing a whopping 33 …

Alabama Teen Aims for State Fishing Record with Rare Catch

May 22, 2024 | 🪝 Featured | Baitshop Kelly

Venturing out to clear his mind after completing final exams, 17-year-old Gardner Love of Elberta, Alabama, found himself on the brink of state fishing history. Love, a seasoned angler hailing from the Gulf Coast, made an unexpected catch that could …

Clark Fork River Sets New State Record for Westslope Cutthroat Trout

May 20, 2024 | 🪝 Baitshop Life | Baitshop Rob

A round of applause for Daniel Whitesitt from Post Falls for reeling in a remarkable catch-and-release state record for westslope cutthroat trout. Daniel snagged this trophy trout while casting his line into the waters of the Clark Fork River in …

Kentucky Angler’s Texas Triumph: Monster Turtle and Record-Breaking Gar

May 17, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Garrett

Kentucky angler Art Weston’s recent fishing trip to Texas was an adventure unlike any other. While aiming to break a record for alligator gar, Weston reeled in a surprising catch – a colossal, 200-pound alligator snapping turtle! Weston, accompanied by …

Georgia Boaters Land Record-Breaking Catches

May 15, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Kevin

Two Georgia anglers from Telfair County can now boast state saltwater fishing records, thanks to impressive catches they reeled in early May, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Jason Rich, from McRae-Helena, battled a nearly 24-pound Almaco …

Indiana Angler Reels in Record Perch

May 13, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Sarah

Indiana angler Blas Lara has a whopper of a tale to tell after reeling in a new state record yellow perch! The monster fish, weighing in at a whopping 3 pounds, 2 ounces, shattered the previous record that stood for …

Teen Reels in Million-Dollar Fish in Australian River

May 6, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Brandy

Imagine a casual fishing trip transforming your life. That’s exactly what happened to Australian teenager Keegan Payne when he snagged a barramundi worth a cool $1 million. Payne, along with his sister and friend, were fishing the Katherine River early …