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34 Of The Biggest State Record Largemouth Bass

Biggest State Record Largemouthbass

Largemouth Bass scientifically known as Micropterus salmoides belongs to the family Centrarchidae. These species have been native to the Eastern United States. They have a wide range of distribution and live in various habitats. Due to their remarkable ability to adapt to different habitats, these species become very famous fishermen and anglers. The robust and sturdy body of these creatures, adds an element to their popularity by setting the biggest state records. Keep on reading to gain knowledge about state records of Largemouth bass.

34 Of The Biggest State Record Largemouth Bass

The 34 biggest state records set up by Largemouth bass are mentioned below:

1AlabamaThomas BurginMountain View Lake16. 8 pounds1987
2ArkansasPaul CrowderLake Dunn16.5 pounds2012
3CaliforniaMicheal ArujoLake Castaic21.12 pounds1991
4GeorgiaGeorge PerryMontgomery Lake22.4 pounds1932
5IowaPatricia ZaerrLake Fisher10.14 pounds1984
6IllinoisEdward WalbelStone Quarry Lake13.1 pounds1976
7HawaiiDickie BroylesWaita Reservoir9.94 pounds1992
8ArizonaRandall WhiteCanyon Lake16.7 pounds1997
9ColoradoJarrett EdwardsEcho Canyon Reservoir11.6 pounds1997
10KansasTyson HallamPrivate Pit Lake11.12 pounds2008
11LouisianaGreg WigginsCaney Lake15.9 pounds1994
12MichiganWilliam MaloneyBig Pine Island Lake11.15 pounds1934
13KentuckyDale WilsonWood Creek Lake13.10 pounds1984
14NevadaMicheal R. GearyLake Mead12 pounds1999
15North CarolinaWilliam H. WoffordPrivate Pond15.14 pounds1991
16North DakotaLeon RixenNelson Lake8.7 pounds1983
17New YorkJohn L. HigbieBuckhorn Lake11.4 pounds1987
18South CarolinaP.H. FlanaganLake Marion16.2 pounds1949
19MississippiAnthony DennyNatchez State Park Lake18.2 pounds1992
20New MexicoSteve EstradaBill Evans Lake15.13 pounds1995
21WashingtonCarl PruittBanks Lake11.9 pounds1977
22PennsylvaniaDonal ShadeBirch Run Reservoir11.3 pounds1983
23New JerseyRobert EiseleMenantico Sand Wash Pond10.14 pounds1980
24VirginiaRichard TateConnor Lake16.4 pounds1985
25OklahomaBenny Williams Jr.Cedar Lake14.12 pounds2012
26WyomingDustin ShormaPrivate Pond7.14 pounds1992
27TexasBarry St.ClairLake Fork18.2 pounds1992
28West VirginiaEli GainDog Run Lake9.9 pounds2001
29TennesseeGabe KeenChickamauga Lake15.2 pounds2015
30Rhode IslandBrandon MiglioreJohnson’s Pond10.6 pounds2016
31South DakotaRichard VierickHudson Gravel Pit9.3 pounds1999
32OregonRandy SpaurPrivate Pond11.9 pounds1994
33New HampshireG. BullpitLake Potanipo10.8 pounds1967
34VermontTony GaleLake Dunmore10.4 pounds1988

Bottom Line

The member of Centrarchidae family, the Largemouth basses are popular among the fisherman and anglers  because they are easily adapted to various habitat. Not only this, the bulky body of Largemouth Bass bags them a place on the list of state records of the biggest largemouth basses from time to time. Until now, the biggest Largemouth bass was recorded with a body mass of 22.9 pounds, captured from the Montgomery Lake of Georgia, by George Perry in 1932.

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