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World Fishing Records That Almost Weren't

In some cases, proof that the biggest fish really are the biggest has been intriguingly

Colin Moore

Best Bets to Catch a Record Fish for 12 Freshwater Species

Head to these hot fishing spots if you're looking to make the record books.

Colin Moore

Big-Fish Stories: State Records and One Huge Great White

The 1,200-pound shark was caught and released at a Panhandle beach.

Lynn Burkhead

State-Record Crappie Nullified After X-Ray Reveals Ball Bearings

The Kansas slab caught last year was certified at first until further investigation.

Lynn Burkhead

Blue Catfish Record Broken for 4th Consecutive Year

Huge Ohio River whiskerfish sets a new record in West Virginia.

Game & Fish Staff

Huge Kayak Crappie Could Be Colo. Record

Also: Missouri record catch ends fishing trip in 15 minutes.

Game & Fish Staff

New Steelhead Record Caught, Released in Idaho

At 41 inches long, it beat the previous C&R state record by 1 3/4 inches.

Lynn Burkhead

College Point Guard Catches Record-Sized Brook Trout

She caught and released the huge brookie during a fly-fishing trip in Arkansas.

Lynn Burkhead

Giant Texas Alligator Gar Could Be New World Record

Weighing more than 280 pounds, the big catch could break a 72-year-old IGFA record.

Lynn Burkhead

Released 9-Pound Smallmouth Bass Would Have Beaten Angler's Own Record

G&F News Digest: Flounder record, tragic bear attack, million-dollar disqualification, storm

Lynn Burkhead

Huge Catch Breaks Idaho Northern Pike Record

The certified 40-plus-pounder caught in northern Idaho breaks a 13-year-old record.

Gem & Fish Staff

17-Pound Largemouth Continues Lake's Amazing Run

Is Texas getting ready to produce a new state-record bass?

Lynn Burkhead

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