More Pending World Records from the International Game Fish Association

Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 9/06/06 Emilee Dize, 11 years old, of Ononcock, Virginia landed this 63-pound, 6-ounce black drum (Pogonias_ cromis_) while fishing the eastern shore of Virginia. It took her 40 minutes to pull in the catch. The current female junior record is 63 pounds, 0 ounces, caught on March 19, 2004.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 9/06/06 10-year-old Dean Vetere of Staten Island, New York, landed this 48-pound, 11-ounce striped bass (Morone_ saxatilis_) while bait fishing near Staten Island. The fish could be the new male 'smallfry' record. The current male 'smallfry' record is 47 pounds, 9 ounces, caught on November 9, 2004.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 9/06/06 Trevor Rothstein, 15, of Lemont, Illinois, boated this 180-pound goliath grouper (Epinephelus_ itajara_) while fishing near Key West, Florida. The fish breaks the current mark of 64 pounds, 0 ounces, which was also caught by Trevor (in December 2004).International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 9/06/06 Hajime Murata, of Ibaraki, Japan, landed this 17-pound, 8-ounce whitespotted char (Salvelinus_ leucomaenis_) while casting a plug in Russia's Urbyeyah River. The current record, a 16-pound, 4-ounce fish, was caught in Russia's Samarga River 12 years ago.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 9/06/06 Keiki Hamasaki, of Kagoshima, Japan may have captured two records with one catch after landing this 160-pound, 7-ounce giant trevally (Caranx_ ignoblis_). Kagoshima was casting a lure at Tokara, near Kagoshima, Japan, when he caught the fish. The catch could take both the all tackle (which currently stands at 145 pounds, 8 ounces) and the 130-pound line class record (which stands at 132 pounds, 4 ounces).International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 9/06/06 Mark T. Masicampo, of Oceano, California, landed this 12-pound 15-ounce largemouth bass (Micropterus_ salmoides_) on 12-pound tippet while fishing Santa Margarita Lake, California. The current record, 12 pounds, 9 ounces was set 22 years ago, on March 25, 1984.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 9/06/06 While bottom fishing near Thailand's Srinakarin dam,** Anongnat Sungwichien-Helias**, of Bangkok, landed this giant featherback (Chitala_ lopias_). The fish weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and is potentially the new all tackle record for the species.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 9/06/06 Fernando De Almeida, of Sao Paulo, Brazil landed a 42-pound, 1-ounce redtail catfish (Phractocephalus_ hemioliopterus_) while bottom fishing near Thaimaco, Brazil. The catch should fill the previously vacant 16-pound line class record for this species.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 9/06/06 Lootijirot Panphrapat, of Bangkok, Thailand, Caught this 2-pound, 5-ounce blotched porcupinefish (Diodon_ Liturosus_) while bottom fishing. The fish is potentially the new all tackle record.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 9/06/06 Juan Jose Mestre of Portabella, Spain, landed this 55-pound Leerfish (Lichia_ Amia_) while trolling near Bahia De A' Ampolla, Spain, for a potential new men's 20-pound line class record. The current record, a 45-pound, 4-ounce fish, was caught last year in Riomar, Spain.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Mr. Masaki Tsuchiya, Shizouka, Japan, landed a 16 lb 13 oz ( 7.65 kg) comet grouper (Epinephelus morrhua) in five minutes while jig fishing near Zenisu, Japan. The current all tackle record is 14 lb 12 oz, caught on 1/10/98.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Rudi Heger, of Siegsdorf, Germany, landed this wels (Silurus glanis) weighing 103 lb 13 oz (47.1 kg) in thirty five minutes on 20 lb tippet. Heger was fishing the Rio Ebro, in Spain. He beat his previous record by 11 ounces, caught in Mequinenza, Spain on 3/10/04.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Michel Rumin, of Lombez, France, landed this 57 kg (125 lb 10 oz) spotted guitarfish (Rhynchobatus lubberti) in 1 hr 50 minutes while still-fishing near Dos Bijagos, Guinea Bissau. The fish is a potential new all tackle record.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Noritaka Takeishi, of Akita, Japan, landed this 39 lb 10 oz (18.00 kg) barramundi (Lates calcarifer) using 80 lb-test line while fishing the Fly River, W. Province, Papua, New Guinea. The current record is 35 lb 11 oz, caught on 12/11/05.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 11-year-old Mackenzie Hickox, of Daytona Beach, Forida, landed this 15 lb 12 oz (7 12 kg) largemouth bass ( Micropterus salmoides ) while fishing Spruce Creek Fly-In, Daytona Bach using a strobe spinner. The current record is 12 lb 18 oz, caught on 2/23/97.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Stacey G. Parkerson, Coral Springs, Florida, landed a 40.15 Kg (88 lb 8 oz) Pacific sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) in 38 minutes on 04 kg (8 lb) Tippet. The current record is 75 lb 0 oz, caught on 4/22/00.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Mr. and Mrs. William B. DuVal of Richmond, Virginia each landed a red grouper (Epinephelus morio) while bottom fishing near Key West, Florida. Both fish are potential records. Mr. DuVal's fish weighed 4.42 kg (9 lb 12 oz) and could be the new Men's 04 kg (8 lb) line class record. The current record is 9 lb 2 0z, caught on 4/18/05. Mrs. DuVal's fish weighed 7.93 kg (17 lb 8 oz) and could be the new Women's 04 kg (8 lb) line class record. The current record is 1 lb, 0 oz, caught on 1/19/06.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Michael R. Eubanks of Nashville, Tennessee landed this Bigmouth buffalo (Ictiobus cyprinellus) weighing 45 lb 8 oz (20.63 kg) on 03 kg (6 lb) line class while jig fishing Percy Priest Lake, TN. The current record is 31 lb 12 oz , caught on 11/9/98.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Guenther Schwierzy, of Bissingen, Germany landed this wels (Silurus glanis) weighing 228 lb 6 oz (103.60 kg) in 25 minutes, using an eel for bait. He caught the fish in the River Mincio, Italy for a potential all tackle record. The current record is 202 lb, caught on 8/16/99.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Paolo Pacchiarini of Milano, Italy, landed this 32 lb 0 oz (14.51 kg) northern pike (Esox lucius) while fishing Annone Lake, Italy with his hand-tied fly on 20 lb tippet. The current record is 30 lb 8 oz, caught on 8/5/96.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Jodie L. Johnson, Peterborough, New Hampshire, landed this dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) weighing 14.74 kg (32 lb 8 oz) on W-02 kg (4 lb) tippet while fishing Abacos, Bahamas. The current record is 18 lb 8 oz., caught on 5/25/04.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Curtis Olmstead, of Milan, Michigan, landed this 27 lb 8 oz (12.47 kg) muskellunge ( Esox masquinongy) while fishing the Delta River, Michigan with a clouser minnow on 16 lb tippet. The current record is 21 lb 0 oz, caught on 10/17/03.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Mark Bachmann, of Welches, Oregon, landed a 31 lb 0 oz (14.06 kg) California yellowtail (Seriola Lalandi dorsalis) in 45 minutes while fly fishing with 20 lb tippet in Loreto, B.C.S., Mexico. The current record is 22 lb 4 oz, caught on 7/19/04.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Victor Sommers, of Balboa Island, California, landed this 45 lb 9 oz ( 20.69 kg) white seabass (Atractoscion noblis) in one and a half hours on 6 lb line class while fishing near Laguna Beach. The current record is 43 lb 7 oz, caught on 4/10/04.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Norikazu Fukinaga of Yokohama-Shi, Kanagawa, Japan landed this stone flounder (Kareius bicoloratus) weighing 5 lb 11 oz (2.60 kg) while fishing near Kashima, Ibaraki, Japan. This fish is the new all tackle record.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 7-year-old Nicolas Lanari of Buenos-Aires, Argentina, landed a 7 lb 14 oz (3.57 kg) dorado (Salminus brasiliensis) in 10 minutes while bait fishing LaBrava- Corrientes, Argentina to try and fill the currently vacant male smallfry record.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Lyn Aukett, of Opua (Northland) New Zealand, landed a mako shark (Isurus species) weighing 137 lb 2 oz (62.2 kg) in 45 minutes on 04 kg (8 lb) line class while bait fishing Taheke Reef, New Zealand. The current record is 107 lb 12 oz, caught on 2/18/97.International Game Fish Association
Pending Records from the IGFA

Pending Records from the IGFA

Uploaded: 8/3/06 Lim Chongdae, of Kangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea landed this silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) weighing 70 lb 8 oz (32 kg) in 28 minutes while fishing Andong-s, Kyungsangbok-Do, Korea.International Game Fish Association