Louisiana Records

Freshwater Records

SpeciesWeightYouth Weight
Black Drum (Freshwater)16 lbs. 4 oz. (16.25 lbs.) *no record
Bowfin14 lbs. 1 oz. (14.0625 lbs.)9 lbs. 6.4 oz. (9.40 lbs.)
Buffalo (Bigmouth)53 lbs. 0 oz. (53.00 lbs.)9 lbs. 1.28 oz. (9.08 lbs.)
Buffalo (Smallmouth)37 lbs. 14 oz. (37.875 lbs.)no record
Carp (Bighead)55 lbs. 6 oz. (55.375 lbs.)no record
Carp (Common)40 lbs. 4.8 oz. (40.30 lbs.)no record
Carp (Grass)62 lbs. 11 oz. (62.69 lbs.)17 lbs. 5.28 oz. (17.33 lbs.)
Carp (Silver)42 lbs. 6.4 oz. (42.40 lbs.)38 lbs. 6.4 oz. (38.40 lbs.) **
Carpsucker (No Species ID)6 lbs. 14 oz. (6.875 lbs.)no record
Carpsucker (Quillback)3 lbs. 3.52 oz. (3.22 lbs.)3 lbs. 3.52 oz. (3.22 lbs.)
Carpsucker (River)6 lbs. 6.4 oz. (6.40 lbs.)no record
Catfish (Blue)73 lbs. 0 oz. (73.00 lbs.)32 lbs. 3.2 oz. (32.20 lbs.)
Catfish (Channel)2 lbs. 12.8 oz. (2.80 lbs.)no record
Catfish (Flathead)58 lbs. 0 oz. (58.00 lbs.)2 lbs. 9.6 oz. (2.60 lbs.)
Freshwater Drum8 lbs. 12.8 oz. (8.80 lbs.)no record
Gar (Alligator)248 lbs. 0 oz. (248.00 lbs.)103 lbs. 6.4 oz. (103.40 lbs.)
Gar (Longnose)38 lbs. 9.6 oz. (38.60 lbs.)16 lbs. 11.2 oz. (16.70 lbs.)
Gar (Shortnose)6 lbs. 6 oz. (6.375 lbs.)no record
Gar (Spotted)11 lbs. 0 oz. (11.00 lbs.)11 lbs. 0 oz. (11.00 lbs.)
Gizzard Shad3 lbs. 0 oz. (3.00 lbs.)no record
Goldfish1 lbs. 3 oz. (1.1875 lbs.)no record
Koi3 lbs. 9.6 oz. (3.60 lbs.)no record
Snakehead (Northern)1 lbs. 8 oz. (1.50 lbs.)no record
Sucker (No Species ID)3 lbs. 2 oz. (3.125 lbs.)no record
* indicates World Record * indicates Youth World Record

Saltwater Records

SpeciesWeightYouth Weight
Black Drum (Saltwater)54 lbs. 3.2 oz. (54.20 lbs.) *43 lbs. 12.8 oz. (43.80 lbs.) **
Catfish (Hardhead)2 lbs. 14.4 oz. (2.90 lbs.) *2 lbs. 14.4 oz. (2.90 lbs.) **
Crevalle Jack21 lbs. 3.2 oz. (21.20 lbs.)21 lbs. 3.2 oz. (21.20 lbs.) **
Flounder5 lbs. 2 oz. (5.125 lbs.)2 lbs. 3.2 oz. (2.20 lbs.)
Mullet4 lbs. 13.6 oz. (4.85 lbs.)3 lbs. 0.8 oz. (3.05 lbs.)
Ray (Cownose)29 lbs. 9.6 oz. (29.60 lbs.)no record
Redfish34 lbs. 12.8 oz. (34.80 lbs.)30 lbs. 9.6 oz. (30.60 lbs.) **
Shark (Lemon)247 lbs. 3.2 oz. (247.20 lbs.) *no record
Sheepshead10 lbs. 6.4 oz. (10.40 lbs.)6 lbs. 9.6 oz. (6.60 lbs.)
Snapper (Mangrove)8 lbs. 6.4 oz. (8.40 lbs.) *no record
Speckled Trout5 lbs. 8 oz. (5.50 lbs.) *4 lbs. 9.6 oz. (4.60 lbs.) **
Stingray (Cownose)19 lbs. 3.2 oz. (19.20 lbs.)19 lbs. 3.2 oz. (19.20 lbs.)
Stingray (Southern)45 lbs. 12.8 oz. (45.80 lbs.)45 lbs. 12.8 oz. (45.80 lbs.)
* indicates World Record * indicates Youth World Record