N.H. Trophy Fish, 2005

New Hampshire's Trophy Fish program provides recognition for both kept and released fish in twenty-two freshwater species and seven saltwater species categories. The program provides opportunity for enthusiasts of all ages to receive recognition while giving biologists important information on the fisheries over time.

All successful applicants receive a "Trophy Fish" shoulder patch for submitting their catch information. Then, each February, the person who caught the largest fish in each species category is presented with a framed certificate. All ages and all legal methods of angling are represented.

NOTE: No saltwater entries were made for 2005. The following list is for freshwater species only.

Black Crappie (Kept)
2 lbs., 6.56 oz.; 16.50" length Stephen Noel, Hudson, NH Robinson Pond, Hudson
Black Crappie (Released)
14.75" length Ken LaPage, Hopkinton, NH Clement Pond, Hopkinton
Bluegill (Kept)
1 lb., 0.64 oz.; 10.30" length Michael Racine, Hillsborough, NH Powdermill Pond, Greenfield
Bluegill (Released)
10.50" length Justin Antonico, Manchester, NH Wilson Pond, Swanzey
Brook Trout (Kept Fish)
4 lbs., 2.08 oz.; 20.50" length Richard Coulombe, Berlin, NH Big Greenough Pond, Errol
4 lbs., 0.05 oz.; 20.50" length Michael Taffe, Lebanon, NH Tewksbury Pond, Grafton
3 lbs., 13.92 oz.; 20.00" length Zachary Zeoli, Enfield, NH Tewksbury Pond, Grafton
Brook Trout (Released)
18.00" length Raymond Kucharski, Waterville Valley, NH Sky Pond, New Hampton
18.00" length Ashley Anne Zeoli, Enfield, NH Tewksbury Pond, Grafton
17.00" length Raymond Kucharski, Waterville Valley, NH Sky Pond, New Hampton
17.00" length Gregory Howard, W. Ossipee, NH Melvin River, Tuftonboro
Brown Bullhead (Kept)
3 lbs., 4.80 oz.; 17.95" length *NEW RECORD* Donald Robbins, Amherst, NH Merrimack River, Merrimack
2 lbs., 3.68 oz.; 14.75" length Edward Klinch, Jr., Jaffrey NH Nashua River, Nashua
Brown Trout (Kept Fish)
5 lbs., 0.48 oz.; 22.75" length Benjamin Goley, Bethlehem, NH Connecticut River, Littleton
Common Carp (Released)
30.00" length Justin Antonico, Manchester, NH Horseshoe Pond, Merrimack
Cusk (Kept Fish)
11 lbs., 0.32 oz.; 36.50" length Craig Borgeson, Gilford, NH Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton
10 lbs., 2.24 oz.; 34.25" length Paul Cayer, Barnard, VT Lake Winnipesaukee, Meredith
Eastern Chain Pickerel (Released)
28.00" length Brandon Zeoli, Enfield, NH Crystal Lake, Enfield
Lake Trout (Kept Fish)
23 lbs., 7.04 oz.; 39.00" length Brian Halvonik, Harrisville, NH Nubanusit Lake, Harrisville
21 lbs., 5.92 oz.; 39.50" length Kyle Jones, Bedford, NH Nubanusit Lake, Hancock
21 lbs., 10.72 oz.; 37.50" length Christopher Wesoja, Webster, NH Nubanusit Lake, Nelson
16 lbs., 9.00 oz.; 36.00" length Donald Miller, Sanbornton, NH First Connecticut Lake, Pittsburg
16 lbs., 7.04 oz.; 34.75" length Robert Mosher, Northfield, NH Lake Winnisquam, Sanbornton
14 lbs., 15.68 oz.; 36.75" length David Heath, Warren, NH Tarleton Lake, Piermont
14 lbs., 6.72 oz.; 35.50" length Richard St. Hilaire, Nottingham, NH Lake Winnisquam, Laconia
Landlocked Salmon (Kept)
22.50" length Domenic Ciolino, Farmington, NH Lake Winnipesaukee, Gilford
Largemouth Bass (Kept Fish)
6 lbs., 11.04 oz.; 24.00" length Jason Day, Center Barnstead, NH Brindle Pond, Center Barnstead
6 lbs., 5.12 oz.; 21.25" length Daniel Dockham III, Loudon, NH Hoyt Marsh, Concord
6 lbs., 3.20 oz.; 23.00" length Mike LeClerc, Manchester, NH Little Massabesic Lake, Auburn
Largemouth Bass (Released)
26.50" length David Johnson, Winchester, NH Kilburn Pond, Winchester
25.00" length William Lemear, Concord, NH Lake Winnipesaukee, Moultonborough
24.75" length David Andrews, Bolton, MA Big Island Pond, Derry
23.00" length William Swift, Amherst, NH Pawtuckaway Lake, Nottingham
20.50" length Thomas Nowell, Jr., Quincy, MA Merrymeeting River, New Durham
Northern Pike (Kept)
21 lb., 5.76 oz.; 42.00" length Jacques Renaud, Dalton, NH Moore Reservoir, Connecticut River, Littleton
Pumpkinseed (Kept)
12.48 oz.; 9.50" length *TIES RECORD* James Viar, Winnisquam, NH Lake Winnipesaukee, Moultonborough
Rainbow Trout (Kept)
5 lbs., 4.48 oz.; 23.00" length James Viar, Winnisquam, NH Lake Winnipesaukee, Moultonborough
4 lbs., 3.40 oz.; 22.00" length Roger Worrey, Glen, NH Big Diamond Pond, Stewartstown
Rainbow Trout (Released)
22.00" length Gregory Howard, W. Ossipee, NH Melvin River, Tuftonboro
Round Whitefish (Kept)
1 lbs., 11.68 oz.; 18.00" length *NEW RECORD* Marty Martin, E. Warren, NH Newfound Lake, Bristol

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