Tennessee Records

Freshwater Records

SpeciesWeightYouth WeightTN State Records
American Eelno recordno record4 lbs. .20 oz. (4.01 lbs.)
Atlantic Needlefish0 lbs. .7 oz. (.044 lbs.)no recordno record
Bowfin16 lbs. 2 oz. (16.125 lbs.)8 lbs. 1 oz. (8.0625 lbs.)11 lbs. 11 oz. (11.69 lbs.)
Buffalo (Bigmouth)55 lbs. 14.4 oz. (55.90 lbs.)53 lbs. 8.96 oz. (53.56 lbs.)59 lbs. 7 oz. (59.48 lbs.)
Buffalo (Black)72 lbs. 8 oz. (72.50 lbs.)no record80 lbs. 0 oz. (80.00 lbs.)
Buffalo (Smallmouth)68 lbs. 12.8 oz. (68.80 lbs.)47 lbs. 1.6 oz. (47.10 lbs.)68 lbs. 8 oz. (68.50 lbs.)
Bullhead (Black)no recordno record3 lbs. 14 oz. (3.875 lbs.)
Bullhead (Brown)no recordno record3 lbs. 4 oz. (3.25 lbs.)
Bullhead (Yellow)no recordno record0 lbs. 9 oz. (0.56 lbs.)
Carp (Bighead)99 lbs. 6.4 oz. (99.40 lbs.)67 lbs. 12.8 oz. (67.80 lbs.) **95 lbs. 0 oz. (95.00 lbs.)
Carp (Black)no recordno record22 lbs. 0 oz. (22.00 lbs.)
Carp (Common)37 lbs. 6.4 oz. (37.40 lbs.)26 lbs. 6.4 oz. (26.40 lbs.)52 lbs. 14 oz. (52.875 lbs.)
Carp (Grass)76 lbs. 14.4 oz. (76.90 lbs.)31 lbs. 0 oz. (31.00 lbs.)78 lbs. 0 oz. (78.00 lbs.)
Carp (Mirror)37 lbs. 12.8 oz. (37.80 lbs.)20 lbs. 8.64 oz. (20.54 lbs.)no record
Carp (Silver)42 lbs. 4.8 oz. (42.30 lbs.)36 lbs. 13.92 oz. (36.87 lbs.)36 lbs. 14 oz. (36.875 lbs.)
Carpsucker (Quillback)5 lbs. 1.6 oz. (5.10 lbs.)no record6 lbs. 5 oz. (6.3125 lbs.)
Carpsucker (River)8 lbs. 8 oz. (8.50 lbs.)no record8 lbs. 1 oz. (8.0625 lbs.)
Catfish (Blue)79 lbs. 0 oz. (79.00 lbs.)no record130 lbs. 0 oz. (130.00 lbs.)
Catfish (Channel)10 lbs. 12 oz. (10.75 lbs.)4 lbs. 6.4 oz. (4.40 lbs.)18 lbs. 0 oz. (18.00 lbs.)
Catfish (Flathead)69 lbs. 11.2 oz. (69.70 lbs.)20 lbs. 3.2 oz. (20.20 lbs.)92 lbs. 0 oz. (92.00 lbs.)
Freshwater Drum28 lbs. 14.4 oz. (28.90 lbs.)no record29 lbs. 1 oz. (29.0625 lbs.)
Gar (Longnose)32 lbs. 0 oz. (32.00 lbs.)19 lbs. 6.4 oz. (19.40 lbs.)45 lbs. 8 oz. (45.50 lbs.)
Gar (Shortnose)4 lbs. 14.4 oz. (4.90 lbs.)no record8 lbs. 4 oz. (8.25 lbs.)
Gar (Spotted)11 lbs. 14.4 oz. (11.90 lbs.)7 lbs. 0 oz. (7.00 lbs.)12 lbs. 0 oz. (12.00 lbs.)
Goldfishno recordno record3 lbs. 12 oz. (3.75 lbs.)
Gizzard Shad2 lbs. 2 oz. (2.125 lbs.)0 lbs. 6.4 oz. (0.40 lbs.)2 lbs. 14 oz. (2.875 lbs.)
Northern Hogsucker1 lbs. 4.8 oz. (1.30 lbs.)no record1 lbs. 10 oz. (1.625 lbs.)
Paddlefish59 lbs. 3.2 oz. (59.20 lbs.)35 lbs. 9.6 oz. (35.60 lbs.)120 lbs. 0 oz. (120.00 lbs.)
Redhorse (Black)0 lbs. 12.8 oz. (0.80 lbs.) *no record3 lbs. 10 oz. (3.625 lbs.)
Redhorse (River)13 lbs. 14.4 oz. (13.90 lbs.)no record15 lbs. 4 oz. (15.25 lbs.)
Redhorse (Silver)no recordno record4 lbs. 14 oz. (4.875 lbs.)
Redhorse (Smallmouth)2 lbs. 12.8 oz. (2.80 lbs.) *1 lbs. 6.4 oz. (1.40 lbs.) **1 lbs. 12.8 oz. (1.80 lbs.)
Silver Arowana5 lbs. 0.96 oz. (5.06 lbs.)no recordno record
Skipjack Herringno recordno record2 lbs. 15 oz. (2.94 lbs.)
Sucker (No Species ID)3 lbs. 7.04 oz. (3.44 lbs.)no recordno record
Sucker (Spotted)3 lbs. 6.4 oz. (3.40 lbs.)3 lbs. 6.4 oz. (3.40 lbs.)2 lbs. 15 oz. (2.94 lbs.)
Tilapia9 lbs. 8.48 oz. (9.53 lbs.)no record9 lbs. 8 oz. (9.50 lbs.)
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