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Indiana Fishing Records

Below is a list of the State fishing records for Indiana.

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Species Angler Weight Length Date Body Of Water County
Atlantic Salmon Gene Tarrant 14 lbs 4 ozs 1979 Lake Michigan Lake
Bluegill Harold L. Catey 3 lbs 4 ozs 1972 Pond Greene
Bowfin Barry Biederstadt 16 lbs 0 ozs 1988 Pine Lake La Porte
Brook Trout Sonny Bashore 3 lbs 15 ozs 1973 Lake Gage Steuben
Brown Trout Mitchell Boilek 25 lbs 0 ozs 1999 Lake Michigan La Porte
Carp Russell Long 43 lbs 4 ozs 1989 Pine Lake Kosciusko
Channel Catfish Randy E. Jones 37 lbs 8 ozs 1980 Lake Vanderburgh
Chinook Salmon Rich Baker 38 lbs 0 ozs 1980 Trail Creek La Porte
Cisco (lake Herring) Phillip Wisniewski 3 lbs 12 ozs 1980 Big Cedar Lake Whitley
Coho Salmon John Beutner 20 lbs 12 ozs 1972 Lake Michigan La Porte
Drum (Sheepshead) Garland Fellers 30 lbs 0 ozs 1963 White River Martin
Flathead Caftish Glen T. Simpson 79 lbs 8 ozs 1966 White River Lawrence
Flier Harold H. Otte 3 lbs 5 ozs 1983 Stream Jackson
Green Sunfish Terry Keller 1 lbs 10 ozs 1987 Pit Fountain
Hybrid Striped Bass Sam Tracy 19 lbs 3 ozs 1993 Tippecanoe River Tippecanoe
Largemouth Bass Jenifer Schultz 14 lbs 12 ozs 1991 Lake Harrison
Muskellunge (Muskie) Darrin Conley 42 lbs 8 ozs 1994 James Lake Kosciusko
Northern Pike Jack Barnes 30 lbs 2 ozs 1992 Clear Lake Steuben
Paddlefish John Kotter 106 lbs 4 ozs 1996 Sand Pit Knox
Pink Salmon Richard J. Lisac 2 lbs 12 ozs 1985 Lake Michigan Lake
Rainbow Trout Bill Bigger 18 lbs 8 ozs 1988 Clear Lake Steuben
Redear Sunfish R. Peckman 3 lbs 10 ozs 1974 Lake Brown
Rock Bass David Thomas 3 lbs 0 ozs 1969 Sugar Creek Hancock
Sauger Mark Bigger 6 lbs 1 ozs 1988 Tippecanoe River Carroll
Shovelnose Sturgeon Mike Latoz 14 lbs 8 ozs 1999 Wabash River Fountain
Smallmouth Bass Dana Yoder 7 lbs 4 ozs 1992 Twin Lake Lagrange
Spotted Bass John William Pio 5 lbs 1 ozs 1975 Lake Howard
Steelhead Evan Nicholson 26 lbs 6 ozs 1999 Trail Creek La Porte
Sucker John Britton 12 lbs 3 ozs 1991 White River Bartholomew
Tiger Muskellunge (Tiger Muskie) Michael Senics 24 lbs 0 ozs 1995 Wolf Lake Lake
Walleye Leon Richart 14 lbs 4 ozs 1974 Kankakee River Lake
Walleye Donald Tedford 14 lbs 4 ozs 1977 Tippecanoe River Pulaski
Warmouth Brett Borges 1 lbs 5 ozs 1989 Farm pond Morgan
White Bass James Wagner 4 lbs 3 ozs 1965 Lake Freeman Carroll
White Crappie Willis Halcomb 4 lbs 11 ozs 1994 Private lake Jennings
Yellow Bass Don Stalker 2 lbs 15 ozs 1977 Monroe Reservoir Monroe
Yellow Bullhead Darren Robertson 4 lbs 14 ozs 1994 Potato Creek State Park St. Joseph
Yellow Perch Roy W. Burkel Jr. 2 lbs 8 ozs 1981 Gravel Pit Vigo

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