Current Ohio Record Fish

Ohio’s All-Tackle State Record Fish

The Ohio record fish list is maintained by the Outdoor Writers of Ohio State Record Fish Committee.

HOOK AND LINE DIVISION

Type
Pounds
Length
Location
Name
Date
18.32
31.75″
Deer Creek Lake feeder creek
Richard A. Knisley, Washington Court House
May 24, 2015
Bass, Largemouth
13.13
25 1/16″
Farm Pond
Roy Landsberger, Kensington
May 26, 1976
Bass, Rock
1.97
14 3/4″
Deer Creek near London
George A Keller, Dayton
Sept 3, 1932
Bass, Smallmouth
9.5
23 1/2
Lake Erie
Randy Van Dam, Kalamazoo, Mich.
June 16, 1993
Bass, Spotted
5.25
21″
Lake White
Roger Trainer, Waverly
May 2, 1976
Bass, Striped
37.10
41 1/4″
West Branch Reservoir
Mark Chuifo, Ravenna
July 2, 1993
Bass, White
4
21″
Gravel pit
Ira Sizemore, Cincinnati
July 1, 1983
Bluegill
3.28
12 3/4″
Salt Fork Reservoir
Willis D. Nicholes, Quaker City
April 28, 1990
Bowfin
11.69
33 1/4″
Nettle Lake
Christopher A. Boling, Montpelier
May 9, 1987

Bullhead

4.25
18 1/2″
Farm Pond
Hugh Lawrence Jr., Keene
May 20, 1986
Burbot
17.33
36″
Lake Erie
Bud Clute, Chardon
Dec.20, 1999
Carp (Common)
50
40″
Paint Creek
Judson Holton, Chillicothe
May 24, 1967
Catfish, Blue
96
54 1/2″
Ohio River

Chris Rolph, Williamsburg

June 11, 2009
Catfish, Channel
37.65
41 1/2″
LaDue Reservoir
Gus J. Gronowski, Parma
Aug. 15, 1992
Catfish Shovel/Flathead
76.5
58 5/8″
Clendening Lake
Richard Affolter, New Philadelphia
July 28, 1979
Crappie, Black
4.5
18 1/8″
Private Lake
Ronald Stone, Wooster
May 24,1981
Crappie, White
3.90
18 1/2″
Private Pond
Kyle Rock, Zanesville
April 25, 1995
Drum, Freshwater (Sheepshead)
23.5
37 1/8″
Sandusky River
James S. Williams, Fremont
July 21, 2001
Gar, Longnose
25
49″
Ohio River
Flora Irvin, Cincinnati
Aug 31, 1966
Muskellunge
55.13
50 1/4″
Piedmont Lake
Joe D. Lykins, Piedmont
April 12, 1972
Muskellunge, Tiger
31.64
47″
Turkeyfoot Lake
Matt Amedeo, Akron
April 28, 2006
Perch, White
1.72
14 1/8″
Lake Erie
Terry R. Patton, Galion
January 29, 2011
Perch, Yellow
2.86
15 3/4″
Lake Erie
David Berg, Mentor
April 18, 2016
Pickerel, Chain
6.25
26 1/4″
Long Lake
Ronald P. Kotch, Akron
March 25, 1961
Pike, Northern
22.38
43″
Lyre Lake
Chris Campbell, Dayton
Oct. 3, 1988
Salmon, Chinook
29.5
42 7/8″
Lake Erie
Walter Shumaker, Ashtabula
Aug 4, 1989
Salmon, Coho
13.63
34 3/4″
Huron River
Barney Freeman, Kansas
Dec.1, 1982
Salmon, Pink
3.06
20 1/8″
Conneaut Creek
Andy Janoski, Chagrin Falls
Sept. 24, 2004
Sauger
7.31
24 1/2″
Maumee River
Bryan Wicks, Maumee
March 10, 1981
Saugeye
14.04
30 1/8″
Antrim Lake

Roger Sizemore, Orient

November 24, 2004
Sucker, Buffalo
46.01
42″
Hoover Reservoir
Tim Veit, Galena
July 2, 1999
Sucker, (other than buffalo)
9.25
27 1/2″
Leesville Lake
Wayne Gleason, Wellsville
April 3, 1977
Sunfish, Green
.99
10 5/8″
Farm Pond
Timothy C. Hively
May 8, 2005
Sunfish, Hybrid*
2.03
12 1/4″
Champaign County Farm Pond
Ray Durham, Mechanicsburg
July 21, 2003
Sunfish, Longear
.41
8″
Greene County gravel pit
Kevin Shanks, Bellbrook
April 22, 2012
Sunfish, Pumpkinseed
1.10 
10 1/2″
Portage County Farm Pond
Scott Boykin, Uniontown
June 12, 2009
Sunfish, Redear
3.58
15″
Licking County farm Pond
Bert Redman, Newark
Oct 2, 1998
Sunfish, Warmouth
1.32
10 3/4″
Mahoning County Farm Pond
Douglas Koenig, Salem
July 19, 2009
14.675
27 1/4″
Lake Erie
Robert Campbell, Dunbar, PA
July 14, 2012
Trout, Lake
20.49
34″
Lake Erie
Tom Harbison, Natrona PA
April 20, 2000
Trout, Rainbow (Steelhead)
21.3
38″
Lake Erie
Jason Brooks, Tallmadge
June 25, 2010 
Walleye
16.19
33″
Lake Erie
Tom Haberman, Brunswick
November 23, 1999
BOWFISHING DIVISION
Type
Pounds
Length
Location
Name
Date
Bowfin
8.79
31″
East Harbor
John Ehrman, Brook Park
April 30, 1989
Carp (Common)
53.65 
45″
Sandusky County waters, Lake Erie
Patrick Johnson, Toledo
June 9, 2013
Gar, Longnose
19.21
53.1″
Turkeyfoot Lake
Zachary Jared, Akron
May 12, 2011
40.8
40 1/2″
Lake Erie
Brent McGlone, Marysville
October 11, 2013 
Sucker, (other than buffalo)
11.21
31 1/2″
Maumee River
Brent McGlone, Marysville
May 18, 2007