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SPECIES WEIGHT WHERE ANGLER YEAR
Atlantic Salmon 14 lb. 4 oz. Lake Michigan,
Lake County
Gene Tarrant 1979
Bighead Carp 53 lb. 8 oz. White River,
Pike County
Duane Stafford 2000
Blue Catfish 104 lb. Ohio River Bruce Midkiff 1999
Bluegill 3 lb. 4 oz. Pond,
Greene County
Harold L. Catey 1972
Bowfin (dogfish) 16.52 lb. Mutton Creek, 
Jackson County
Paul Huber 2009
Brook Trout 3 lb. 15 1/2 oz. Lake Gage,
Steuben County
Sonny Bashore 1973
Brown Trout 29.03 lbs. Lake Michigan, Lake County Glen Duesing 2006
Buffalo 53.9 oz. Oak Hill Pond,
Gibson County
Kenneth R. Houchin 2002
Bullhead 4.9 lb. Potato Creek State Park
St. Joseph County
Darren Robertson 1994
Burbot 7 lb. 11 oz. Lake Michigan Larry Malicki 1990
Channel Catfish 37 lb. 8 oz. Lake,
Vanderburgh County
Randy E. Jones 1980
Chinook Salmon 38 lb. Trail Creek,
La Porte County
Rich Baker 1980
Cisco 3 lb. 12 oz. Big Cedar Lake,
Whitley County
Phillip Wisniewski 1980
Coho Salmon 20 lb. 12 oz. Lake Michigan,
La Porte County
John Beutner 1972
Crappie 4 lb. 11 oz. Private lake,
Jennings County
Willis Halcomb 1994
Flathead Catfish 79 lb. 8 oz. White River,
Lawrence County
Glen T. Simpson 1966
Flier 3 1/2 oz. Stream,
Jackson County
Harold H. Otte 1983
Freshwater Drum
(white perch)
30 lb. White River,
Martin County
Garland Fellers 1963
Goldeye 2.3 lb. Wabash River, Vermillion County Brock Marietta 2008
Grass Carp 65.2 oz. Private lake,
Morgan County
David Hughes 2002
Green Sunfish 1 lb. 10 oz. Pit,
Fountain County
Terry Keller 1987
Hybrid Striped Bass 22 lb. 2 oz. Tippecanoe River,
Carroll County
David G. Coffman 2005
Hybrid Walleye
(Saugeye)
8 lb. 8 oz. Scottsburg Reservoir,
Scott County
Doug Young 1999
Lake Trout 29 lb. 4 oz. Lake Michigan Harold Rodriquez 1993
Lake Whitefish 4 lbs 6 oz. Lake Michigan Donald Hans 2012
Largemouth Bass 14 lb. 12 oz. Lake,
Harrison County
Jenifer Schultz 1991
Longnose Gar 22.32 lb. East Fork White River,
Pike County
Mark Brittain 2008
Muskellunge 42 lb. 8 oz. James Lake,
Kosciusko County
Darrin Conley 2002
Northern Pike 30 lb. 2 oz. Clear Lake,
Steuben County
Jack Barnes 1992
Pink Salmon 2 lb. 12 1/2 oz. Lake Michigan,
Lake County
Richard J. Lisac 1985
Rainbow Trout 18 lb. 8 oz. Clear Lake,
Steuben County
Bill Bigger 1988
Redear Sunfish 3 lb. 10 oz. Lake,
Brown County
R. Peckman 1974
Rock Bass 3 lb. Sugar Creek,
Hancock County
David Thomas 1969
Sauger 6 lb. 1 oz. Tippecanoe River,
Carroll County
Mark Bigger 1983
Shortnose Gar 1.58 lb. Wabash River,
Wabash County
Lindsey Fleshood 2010
Shovelnose Sturgeon 14 lb. 8 oz. Wabash River,
Fountain County
Mike Latoz 1999
Silver Carp 15.8 lb. White River,
Greene County
Daniel Keller 2003
Smallmouth Bass 7 lb. 4 oz. Twin Lake,
Lagrange County
Dana Yoder 1992
Spotted Bass 5 lb. 5 oz. Vigo Larry Hinesley, Jr. 2006
Spotted Gar 3.17 lb. Crooked Lake,
Steuben County
Noah Smith 2011
Steelhead Trout 26.62 lb. Trail Creek,
LaPorte County
Evan Nicholson 1999
Striped Bass 39.08 lb. Harden Reservoir,
Parke County
Jonathan VanHook 2010
Sucker 12 lb. 3.3 oz. White River,
Bartholemew County
John Britton 1991
Tiger Muskellunge 24 lb. Wolf Lake,
Lake County
Michael Senics 1995
Tiger Trout 3 lb. Lake Michigan,
Lake County
Mike Ratter 1978
Walleye 14 lb. 4 oz.
14 lb. 4 oz.
Kankakee River, Lake County
Tippecanoe River, Pulaski
Leon Richart
Donald Tedford
1974
1977
Warmouth 1.4 lb. North Dugger Pit
Sullivan County
Jack Tolbert 2002
White Bass 4 lb. 3 oz. Lake Freeman,
Carroll County
James Wagner 1965
White Catfish 9.72 lb. Pond,
Wabash County
Melissa Grimes 1985
Yellow Bass * 2 lb. 15 oz. Morse Reservoir,
Hamilton County
Jim Raymer 2000
Yellow Perch 2 lb. 8 oz. Gravel Pit,
Vigo County
Roy W. Burkel Jr. 1981

* World Record