New Hampshire State Record Fish

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Verified Record Freshwater Fish

SPECIES
LENGTH
WEIGHT
PLACE
TOWN
DATE
ANGLER
STATE

American Eel

44.50"

8 lbs. 

Crystal Lake

Eaton

7/6/1975

Michael Hansharak

NH

Black Crappie

17.25"

2 lbs. 12.8 oz.

Bellamy Reservoir

Madbury

2/9/2000

Tom Noyes

NH

Bluegill

11.25"

2 lbs. 0.64 oz.

Goodwins Pond

Acworth

6/18/1992

Justin S. Therieau

NH

Bowfin

28.00"

8 lbs. 13 oz.

Wilson Pond

Swanzey

8/24/1994

Kenneth L’Abbe

NH

Brook Trout

25.50"

9 lbs.

Pleasant Lake

New London

5/8/1911

A. Val Woodruff

NH

Brown Bullhead

17.95"

3 lbs. 4.8 oz.

Merrimack River

Merrimack

8/6/2005

Donald Robbins

NH

Brown Trout

32.50"

16 lbs. 6 oz.

Connecticut River

Pittsburg

7/4/1975

Ken Reed, Jr.

CT

Carp (Bow Harvested)

40.50"

41 lbs., 0.04 oz.

Connecticut River

Hinsdale

6/2/2013

Kevin Martin

NH

Carp

36.50"

33 lbs. 

Connecticut River

Hinsdale

10/28/2007

Fintan Moore III

NH

Chain Pickerel

26.00"

8 lbs.

Plummer Lake

Sanbornton

4/24/1966

Carroll R. Akeley

MA

Channel Catfish

29.50”

12 lbs 4.8 oz

Connecticut River

Hinsdale

9/20/14

Dave Kellam

NH

Common White Sucker 22.50" 4 lbs., 13.28 oz. Pawtuckaway Lake Nottingham 4/16/2014 Jooson Kim NH

Cusk

34.50"

12 lbs. 3.52 oz.

Lake Winnipesaukee

Gilford

3/13/2007

Ken Cayer

NH

Fallfish

20.75"

3 lbs. 8.96 oz.

Lake Winnipesaukee

Gilford

7/12/1991

John Conti

MA

Lake Trout

39.50"

28 lbs. 8 oz.

Newfound Lake

Bristol

4/24/1958

Albert C. Staples

MA

Lake Whitefish

21.75"

5 lbs. 1 oz.

Lake Winnipesaukee

Alton

8/23/1974

Paul E. Littlefield

NH

Landlocked Salmon

34.50"

18 lbs. 8 oz.

Pleasant Lake

New London

8/31/1942

Mrs. Letty M. Clark

NH

Landlocked Salmon

36.00"

18 lbs. 8 oz.

Pleasant Lake

New London

8/30/1914

Mr. P.H. Killelea

MA

Largemouth Bass

25.80"

10 lbs. 8 oz.

Lake Potanipo

Brookline

May 1967

G. Bullpitt

NH

Northern Pike

44.5

26 lbs. 9.44 oz.

Moore Reservoir

Dalton

2/16/2013

Kevin Phelps

NH

Pumpkinseed

10.00"

13.6 oz.

Lake Winnipesaukee

Moultonborough

3/31/2011

Mark Beauchesne

NH

Pumpkinseed

09.50"

13.6 oz.

Lake Winnipesaukee

Moultonborough

11/20/2011

John A. Viar

NH

Rainbow Trout

35.50"

15 lbs. 7.2 oz.

Pemigewasset River

Bristol

9/16/1996

Lance King

NH

Rock Bass

13.50"

1 lb. 8 oz.

Island Pond

Stoddard

9/18/1982

Linc Chamberland

CT

Round Whitefish

18.00"

1 lb. 11.68 oz.

Newfound Lake

Bristol

2/5/2005

Marty Martin

NH

Smallmouth Bass

23.25"

7 lbs. 14.5 oz.

Goose Pond

Canaan

Aug. 1970

Francis H. Loud

MA

Splake Trout

26.88"

9 lbs.

Crystal Lake

Eaton

2/20/1980

Thomas Barbour

NH

Sunapee Trout

33.00"

11 lbs. 8 oz.

Sunapee Lake

Sunapee

10/2/1954

Ernest Theoharris

NH

Tiger Muskellunge

35.50"

11 lbs. 11.68 oz.

Connecticut River

W. Lebanon

6/27/1982

Brian Patch

NH

Tiger Trout

20.00"

3 lbs., 8.64 oz.

Willard Pond

Antrim

7/6/2011

Molly Metivier

NH

Walleye

34.00"

12 lbs. 8.8 oz.

Connecticut River

Wells River, VT   

5/4/1992

Anthony Bartolini

NH

White Catfish

23.00"

5 lbs. 11 oz.

Big Cub Pond

Danville

8/4/1996

Zachary Cross

NH

White Perch

17.20"

3 lbs. 11.5 oz.

Lake Winnipesaukee

Moultonborough

12/29/1986

John J. Ziolkowski

CT

Yellow Bullhead

16.00"

2 lbs. 8 oz.

Pecknolds Pond

Chester

Aug. 1980

Gerald Menard

NH

Yellow Perch

15.50"

2 lbs. 6 oz.

Head’s Pond

Hooksett

3/4/1969

R. Hebert

NH

Verified Record Saltwater/Anadromous Fish

SPECIES
LENGTH
WEIGHT
PLACE
TOWN
DATE
ANGLER
STATE

Atlantic Cod

63.00"

98 lbs. 12 oz.

Isle of Shoals

Hampton

6/8/1969

Alphonse Bielevich

NH

Bluefin Tuna

119.00"

962 lbs.

Gulf of Maine

Newcastle

8/10/2013

Richard Green

NH

Bluefish

39.00" *

21 lbs.

Great Bay

Durham

8/23/1975

Henry S. Krook

NH

Chinook Salmon

37.00"

19 lbs. 4 oz.

Exeter River

Exeter

11/9/1985

Brian O’Connell

MA

Coho Salmon

33.50"

16 lbs. 3 oz.

Piscataqua River

Portsmouth

9/3/1984

Perry R. Soroko

NH

Cusk

39.50"

31 lbs.

Gulf of Maine

Hampton

6/10/1996

Richard F. Hincman

NH

Grey Triggerfish

15.50"

2 lbs. 1.12 oz.

Piscataqua River

Portsmouth

8/31/2012

Timothy D. Moore, Jr.

NH

Haddock

31.50"

10 lbs. 10.75 oz.

Gulf of Maine

Rye

5/26/1988

George R. Koster

NH

Mackerel

17.50"

3 lbs.

Gulf of Maine

Hampton

5/12/1988

Donald F.X. Angerman

MA

Pollock

50.00"

47 lbs.

Atlantic Ocean

Portsmouth

7/1/1981

Noborv Murakami, MD

NH

Striped Bass

51.00"

60 lbs.

Great Bay

Dover

6/26/1980

Robert A. Lindholm

NH

Tautog

21.25"

9 lbs. 0.06 oz.

Hampton Harbor

Seabrook

5/13/2012

Marc Schloss

MA

Winter Flounder

19.0"

3 lbs.1.44 oz.

Atlantic Ocean

Rye

7/7/2010

Larry Fortier

NH

* Fork Length


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