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Greg Myerson - Official IGFA All Tackle World Record

Greg Myerson
Official IGFA All Tackle World Record — 81 lbs 14 oz (37.14kg)
August 4, 2011 — Long Island Sound, Westbrook, CT


State Weight Length Location Angler Date
Alabama 55 lbs 0 oz   Tallapoosa River  Charles Totty 1959
Alabama1 70 lbs 0 oz 45-½" Upper Bankhead Reservoir  James Bramlett 2/28/2013
Arizona 23 lbs 8 oz 39-¼" Alamo Lake  David Jackson 5/3/1997
Arkansas 64 lbs 8 oz   White River  Jeff Fletcher 4/28/2000
California 67 lbs 8 oz   ONeill Forebay  Hank Ferguson 5/7/1992
Colorado 12 lbs 13 oz 29-½" CF&I Reservoir #2  Wayne Wollins 1984
Connecticut 81 lbs 14 oz   Long Island Sound  Greg Myerson 8/14/2011
Delaware 51 lbs 8 oz   Indian River Inlet Betty Roseu 12/1/1978
Florida 42 lbs 4 oz   Apalachicola River  Alphonso Barnes 12/14/1993
Georgia 63 lbs 0 oz   Oconee River  Kelly Ward 5/30/1967
Illinois 31 lbs 7 oz   Sangchris Lake  Eric Shivers 5/23/1994
Indiana 35 lbs 6 oz   Ohio River  Tony Campisano 1993
Iowa 9 lbs 4 oz 29" Lake Rathbun  Richard Pauley 7/1983
Kansas 43 lbs 8 oz 42 ¾" Wilson Reservoir  Chester Nily 5/18/1988
Kentucky 58 lbs 4 oz   Beaver Creek  Roger Foster 12/11/1985
Louisiana 47 lbs 8 oz Toledo Bend James L. Taylor 8/1991
Maryland (S) 52 lbs 8 oz 52" Assateague Island  Chris Salp 5/11/03
Maryland (CB *) 67 lbs 8 oz   Bloody Point Devon Nolan 5/13/95
Maryland (F) 47 lbs 2 oz   Liberty Reservoir  Robert Bruce 9/14/00
Massachusetts 73 lbs   Quick's Hole  Charles Church 1913
Massachusetts 73 lbs   Sow & Pigs  Charles Cinto 1967
Massachusetts 73 lbs   Nauset Beach Anton Stetzko 11/3/81
Mississippi 37 lbs 13 oz   Bowie River  Tony C. Graves 5/13/1993
Missouri 51 lbs   Bull Shoals Lake  Jasper Bouse 7/23/1989
Nebraska 64 lbs 15.8 oz   Sutherland Reservoir  Gene Baker 8/17/1993
Nevada 60 lbs 14 oz 48" Lake Mohave  Herman Britz 1998
New Hampshire 60 lbs 0 oz 51" Atlantic Ocean - Great Bay Robert A. Lindholm 6/26/1980
New Jersey (F) 51 lbs 48" Great Egg Harbor River John Christian 4/26/2002
New Jersey (S) 78 lbs 8 oz 53" Atlantic Ocean - Atlantic City Al McReynolds 9/21/82
New Mexico 54 lbs 8 oz 45" Elephant Butte Lake  Jim Secor 4/1/1992
New York (S) 76 lbs 0 oz   Atlantic Ocean  Bob Rocchetta 7/17/1981
New York (F) 54 lbs 6.08 oz   Hudson River  James Van Dyke 5/9/2000
North Carolina (S) 62 lbs 0 oz 53-½" Off Oregon Inlet David N. Hiebert 12/30/2005
No Carolina (F) 54 lbs 2 oz   Hiwassee Reservoir  Larry K. Verner 6/7/1991
North Dakota 20 lbs 12 oz   Devils Lake  Stephen Renault 1993
Ohio 37 lbs 1.6 oz 41-¼" West Branch Reservoir  Mark Chuifo 7/2/1993
Oklahoma 47 lbs 8 oz 48" Illinois River  Louis Parker 6/10/1996
Oregon 64 lbs 8 oz   Umpqua River  Beryl Bliss 1973
Pennsylvania 53 lbs 13 oz   Delaware River  Donald J. Clark 1989
Rhode Island 76 lbs 14 oz 54-¾" Block Island  P. Vican 7/2008
South Carolina (F) 59 lbs 8 oz   Lake Hartwell  Terry McConnell 2/3/01
South Carolina (S) 46 lbs 13 oz   Combahee River Billy W. Chambers 1993
Tennessee 65 lbs 6 oz   Cordell Hull Reservoir  Ralph H. Dallas 5/1/2000
Texas 53 lbs 0 oz 48" Brazos River  Ron Venerable 5/27/1999
Utah 48 lbs 11 oz 45" Powell Lake  Travis T. Jensen 1991
Virginia (F) 53 lbs 7 oz   Leesville Reservoir  James B. Davis 3/16/2000
Virginia (S) 68 lbs 1 oz 52" Virginia Beach (offshore) Clay T. Armstrong 3/4/2006
West Virginia 29 lbs 8.96 oz 37.68" Bluestone Lake  Terry Watkins 2000
Wisconsin 13 lbs 8.3 oz   Columbia Lake  unknown 2/20/1998

1: Pending verification by Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Fish may also qualify as IGFA World Record Freshwater (Landlocked) Striped Bass
* Maryland records state records in three categories, Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay (CB) and Freshwater

Peter Vican
Peter Vican
Rhode Island State Record
Off Block Island, RI - July 2008 - Weight 76 lbs 14 oz - Length 54-¾"

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