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Iowa Fishing Records

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

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State:

Species Angler Weight Length Date Body Of Water County
Bigmouth Buffalo Jim Winters 62 lbs 8 ozs 48.5" 8/1/99 Mississippi River Davis
Black Crappie Ted Trowbridge 4 lbs 9 ozs 21.25" 5/1/81 Green Castle Marshall
Blue Catfish Mike Rush 101 lbs 0 ozs 53.37" 6/4/04 Missouri River Mills
Bluegill Phil Algreen 3 lbs 2 ozs 12.87" 7/1/86 Farm Pond Madison
Bowfin Bill Gretten 11 lbs 9 ozs 31.5" 5/1/94 Mississippi River Clayton
Brook Trout David Kovarik 7 lbs 0 ozs 19.75" 7/1/96 Fountain Springs Delaware
Brown Trout Gerold Lewis 15 lbs 6 ozs 29" 6/1/95 North Prairie Lake Black Hawk
Carp Fred Hougland 50 lbs 0 ozs 44" 5/1/69 Glenwood Lake Mills
Channel Catfish Ron Godwin 36 lbs 8 ozs 40.5" 8/1/93 Middle Raccoon River Dallas
Drum (Sheepshead) R.F. Farra 46 lbs 0 ozs 38.5" 10/1/62 Spirit Lake Dickinson
Flathead Caftish Joe Baze 81 lbs 0 ozs 52" 6/1/58 Lake Ellis Lucas
Green Sunfish Ralph Mayer 2 lbs 1 ozs 12.5" 7/1/00 Farm Pond Marion
Largemouth Bass Patricia Zaerr 10 lbs 14 ozs 23.5" 5/1/84 Lake Fisher Davis
Longnose Gar Kevin Riley 17 lbs 8 ozs 51" 9/1/92 Mississippi River Clayton
Mooneye Kirck Hanson 2 lbs 6 ozs 18" 6/1/03 Mississippi River Jackson
Mooneye Ron Norris 2 lbs 6 ozs 18.25" 11/1/03 Cedar River Black Hawk
Muskellunge (Muskie) Kevin Cardwell 50 lbs 6 ozs 52" 8/1/00 Spirit Lake Dickinson
Northern Pike Allen Forsberg 25 lbs 5 ozs 45" 2/1/77 West Okoboji Dickinson
Paddlefish Robert Pranschke 107 lbs 0 ozs 69.5" 3/1/81 Missouri River Monona
Rainbow Trout Jack Renner 19 lbs 8 ozs 35" 7/1/84 French Creek Allamakee
Rock Bass Jim Driscoll 1 lbs 8 ozs 10.5" 6/1/73 Mississippi River Dubuque
Sauger Mrs. W. Buser 6 lbs 8 ozs 25" 10/1/76 Missouri River Woodbury
Saugeye Don Ostergaard 12 lbs 4 ozs 29.5" 3/1/00 Des Moines River Polk
Shortnose Gar Mark Lindeman 4 lbs 7 ozs 28.5" 2/1/96 Des Moines River Marion
Shovelnose Sturgeon Randy Hemm 12 lbs 0 ozs 33" 4/1/74 Des Moines River Van Buren
Smallmouth Bass Rick Gray 7 lbs 12 ozs 22.75" 9/1/90 West Okoboji Dickinson
Striped Bass Richard Pauley 9 lbs 4 ozs 29" 7/1/83 Lake Rathbun Appanoose
Tiger Muskellunge (Tiger Muskie) Shannon Green 27 lbs 2 ozs 47" 8/1/89 West Okoboji Dickinson
Walleye Gloria Eoriatti 14 lbs 8 ozs 30.5" 9/1/86 Des Moines River Polk
White Amur Vaugh Wassink 64 lbs 0 ozs 49.5" 5/3/04 Greenfield Sioux
White Bass Bill Born 3 lbs 14 ozs 20" 5/1/72 West Okoboji Dickinson
Wiper Bass Don Ostergaard 18 lbs 15 ozs 33.25" 9/1/97 Des Moines River Polk
Yellow Bass Bill Campbell 1 lbs 9 ozs 14.5" 4/1/99 Lake Manawa Pottawattami
Yellow Bass Michael Gradick 1 lbs 9 ozs 13.5" 5/1/00 Lake Anita Cass
Yellow Bullhead Michael Hurd 5 lbs 8 ozs 22" 1989 Farm Pond Hamilton
Yellow Perch Steven Moore 2 lbs 3 ozs 15.5" 12/1/01 Bussey Lake Clayton
Yellow Perch Daniel Borchardt 2 lbs 3 ozs 14.75" 3/1/94 Morse Lake Wright

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