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NH State Record Fish

 

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 17.00" 2 lbs. 15.84 oz. Great East Lake Wakefield 5/3/2016 Brian O’Day 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
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
Channel Catfish 29.50” 12 lbs. 4.80 oz. Connecticut River Hinsdale 9/20/2014 Dave Kellam NH
Common Carp 37.00” 35 lbs. 13.12 oz. Merrimack River Manchester 5/16/2015 Donald St. Lawrence NH
Common Carp (Bow) 40.50" 41 lbs. 0.04 oz.  Connecticut River Hinsdale 6/2/2013 Kevin Martin NH
Common White Sucker 23.00" 6 lbs. 11.68 oz. Lake Winnipesaukee Tuftonboro 5/3/2015 Randy Comeau NH
Cusk 34.50" 12 lbs. 3.52 oz. Lake Winnipesaukee Gilford 3/13/2007 Ken Cayer NH
Eastern Brook Trout 25.50" 9 lbs. Pleasant Lake New London 5/8/1911 A. Val Woodruff NH
Eastern Chain Pickerel 26.00" 8 lbs. Plummer Lake Sanbornton 4/24/1966 Carroll R. Akeley MA
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. Potanipo Lake Brookline May-67 G. Bullpitt NH
Northern Pike 44.50" 26 lbs. 9.44 oz. Moore Reservoir Dalton 2/16/2013 Kevin Phelps NH
Pumpkinseed 10.50” 1 lb., 1.76 oz. Lake Winnipesaukee Moultonborough 1/7/2017 Michael Steffen 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-70 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-80 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
Black Sea Bass 18.25" 2 lb.,14.88 oz. Little Bay Newington 8/15/2016 Lucas Watson 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 18.00" 3 lbs. 3.68 oz. Hampton River Hampton 8/2/2014 Mike Radziszewski NY

 

* Fork Length

Updated April 26, 2017