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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 32 in Jim Lawless 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 Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:44
 

Lake Powell Record Fish

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SPECIES
YEAR
WEIGHT

Pounds and ounces

LENGTH

Inches

ANGLER
LOCATION
Largemouth Bass* 1974 10-2 24 Sam LaManna Warm Creek
Smallmouth Bass 2001

2007

5-6

5-8

19

20

Eric Inman

Lee Fleming

Lone Rock
Wahweap Bay

Rock Creek**

Striped Bass 1991 48-11 45 Travis Jenson San Juan
Wilson Crk.
Black Crappie* 2009 3-5 18.5 James Maack Escalante
Bluegill 1970 1-8 ? ? ?
Green Sunfish 1996 0-14.7 10 Ed Goitia Rock Creek
Channel Catfish 1966 24-0 ? ? Above Hite
Northern Pike 1994 20-8 42 Lloyd Knuckles No. Wash
Tiger Muskie 2003 24-0 44 Trisha Killmer Warm Creek
Rainbow Trout 1976 16-11 32 Larry Lawless Wahweap Bay
Brown Trout 1970 17-0 ? Mary Smith Wahweap Bay
Carp* 1993 32-0 ? Cougar Elfervig Bullfrog Bay
Walleye 1991 9-15 28 Lannie Sitterud 2 Mile Cyn
Gizzard Shad 2010 3-4 21 Bill Zeglin ? Lower lake
recordcrappieJim Maack
smbrecordEric Inman

lfrecordsmb67Lee Fleming -

*Not weighed

offically

tmrec2Trisha Kilmer
bzgshadBill Zeglin
Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:35