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Alternate methods (spear, bow and arrow, cross bow) record fish

Fishing Wisconsin

Live release record fish

Hook and line (by weight) record fish

Species Weight Length
(inches)
Date
Caught
Place
Caught
County
Bass, Rock 1 lb. 9.8 oz 12.0 05/16/15 Maiden Lake Oconto
Bass, White 1 lb. 8.3 oz 14.5 06/29/11 Lake Mendota Dane
Bluegill 1 lb. 5.0 oz 11.5 06/26/16 Long Lake Burnett
Bowfin (Dogfish) 12 lbs. 4 oz 32.75 04/19/20 Mississippi River Buffalo
Buffalo, Bigmouth 94 lbs. 3.2 oz 50.5 02/23/20 Petenwell Flowage Adams
Buffalo, Smallmouth 46 lbs. 2.6 oz 47.75 07/01/10 Mississippi River Trempealeau
Bullhead, Black 0 lbs. 6.6 oz 9.25 06/04/16 Nelligan Lake Marinette
Bullhead, Brown 1 lbs. 10.7 oz 14.0 06/04/18 Pleasant Lake Waushara
Bullhead, Yellow 3 lbs. 2.7 oz 16.75 07/06/20 Pike Lake Washington
Burbot 4 lbs. 6.1 oz 24.3 06/05/14 Lake Winnebago Winnebago
Carp, Bighead 27 lbs. 8 oz 40.0 06/11/16 Mississippi River Buffalo
Carp, Common 59 lbs. 0 oz 46.0 05/25/12 Long Lake Fond du Lac
Carp, Grass 47 lbs. 12.5 oz. 46.50 03/29/19 Platte River Grant
Carpsucker, Quillback 12 lbs. 4.8 oz. 26.0 03/14/16 Petenwell Flowage Adams
Catfish, Channel 23 lbs. 3 oz 38.5 06/19/21 Wisconsin River Adams
Catfish, Flathead 50 lbs. 1.6 oz 47.25 08/15/20 Wisconsin River Columbia
Catfish, Flathead (hand) 34 lbs. 7.2 oz 43.5 07/03/21 Waupaca River Waupaca
Crappie, Black 1 lbs. 11.2 oz 14.5 12/15/15 Cedar Lake Washington
Drum (Sheepshead) 33 lbs. 0 oz. 37.25 05/14/20 Lake Poygan Winnebago
Gar, Longnose 22 lbs.12.8 oz. 54.5 08/04/18 Mississippi River Vernon
Gar, Shortnose 5 lbs. 1 oz. 35.63 05/27/18 Lake Butte des Morts Winnebago
Goldfish 4 lbs.5.3 oz. 16.75 07/13/12 Green Bay Brown
Perch, Yellow 1 lb. 8.0 oz. 14.75 06/22/17 Lake Michigan Kenosha
Pumpkinseed 1 lbs. 2.1 oz. 10.50 05/02/21 Silver Lake Washington
Redhorse, Shorthead 3 lbs. 2 oz. 20.0 08/31/19 West Twin River Manitowoc
Redhorse, Silver 10 lbs. 15 oz. 26.5 03/23/10 Weyauwega Mill Pond Waupaca
Shad, Gizzard 4 lbs. 11.6 oz. 21.25 07/24/15 Mississippi River Trempealeau
Sturgeon, Lake 212 lbs. 3.2 oz. 84.25 02/13/10 Lake Winnebago Calumet
Sucker, Longnose 3 lbs. 9.9 oz. 21.25 04/29/18 Lake Michigan Door
Sucker, Northern Hog  1 lbs. 10.2 oz. 16.0 04/30/20 Wolf River Waupaca
Sucker, Spotted 5 lbs. 6.7 oz. 22.0 04/21/18 Wisconsin River Richland
Sucker, White 7 lbs.6.7 oz. 24.5 04/21/18 Pine Lake Waukesha
Sunfish, Green 0 lbs. 5.0 oz. 6.75 07/28/18 Lake Wazee Jackson
Warmouth 0 lbs. 6.6 oz. 7.75 07/10/18 Powers Lake Kenosha

Note: An official record fish application [PDF] must accompany prospective record fish entries.