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Record Fish From Lake Powell


Heaviest Fish Caught at Lake Powell

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recordcrappieOver the long history of Lake Powell there are special times when a very large fish is caught and details documented.  Here is a history of the largest fish caught and officially recorded. The fish listed here are the biggest caught in Lake Powell.  Those denoted with an asterisk* are also the Utah State Record for biggest fish of the species ever caught in Utah.

James Maack with 3 pound 5 ounce black


SPECIES YEAR WEIGHT

LENGTH

ANGLER

LOCATION

Largemouth Bass*

1974 10 lbs 2 oz 24 in Sam LaManna Warm Creek
Smallmouth Bass 2001 5 lbs 6 oz 19 in Eric Inman Lone Rock
Striped bass 1991 48 lbs 11 oz 45 in Travis Jenson Wilson Creek
Black Crappie* 2009 3 lbs 5 oz 18.5 in James Maack Escalante
Walleye 1991 9 lbs 15 oz 28 Lannie Sitterud Twomile Canyon
Bluegill 1970 1 lbs 8 oz ? ? ?
Green Sunfish 1996 14.7 oz 10 in Ed Goitia Rock Creek
Channel Catfish 1966 24 lbs ? ? Above Hite
Northern Pike 1994 20 lbs 8 oz 42 in Lloyd Knuckles North Wash
Tiger Muskie 2003 24 lbs 44 in Trisha Killmer Warm Creek
Rainbow Trout 1976 16 lbs 11 oz ? ? Wahweap Bay
Brown Trout 1970 17 lbs ? Marv Smith Wahweap Bay
Carp* 1993 32 lbs ? Cougar Elfervig Bullfrog Bay
Gizzard Shad*** 2014 3.5 lbs
22.5 in

Sam Sherwood

Friendship Cove

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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*** Not weighed on certified scales

 

http://wildlife.utah.gov/dwr/record-fish.html


STRIPED BASS RECORD HISTORY
YEAR
ANGLER
WEIGHT
LOCATION
October 1976 Marvin Elkins 5-0 Slick Rock
July 1977 John Hargrove 6-6 Ribbon Cyn.
April 1978 William Peck 9-8 Lake Canyon
December 1978 Greg Nichols 11-8 Bullfrog Bay
September 1980 Gus Hanaoka 17-7 Narrows
Padre
October 1980 Mike Stewart 21-8 Warm Creek
September 1981 Joe Hazlett 21-8 Warm Creek
September 1981 Glen Higgins 21-9 Slick Rock
April 1982 John Newburn 28-6 Padre Bay
May 1982 Warner 31-6 Wahweap Bay
July 1983 Roch Rhinehart 31-7 West Canyon
December 1983 Dwayne Lowdermilk 36-6 Lake Canyon
August 1985 Ron Kublicki 36-8 Glen Canyon
Dam
April 1986 Dan Long 36-10 Dangling Rope
January 1987 Liz Reitz 39-12 Hall's Creek
October 1987 Dwayne Watson 39-6 Rock Creek
October 1989 Bill Hook 40-0 Sheep Canyon
November 1990 Fred Paulson 40-2 Trachyte Cnyn.
May 1991 David Clayton 41-10 NGS Intake
May 1991 Walt & Lyman
Wright
42-2 Padre Bay
June 1991 Travis Jenson 48-11 Wilson Creek
Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 May 2014 14:03