SALT WATER RECORDSAs of January 2017
FISH Weight — Record Holder — Location (Year)

Albacore (True) 69 lbs. — Michael Murray — Shinnecock, NY (1994)
Albacore (False) 15 lbs. 8 oz. — Chris Bellizoni — Freeport, NY (1998)
Amberjack 73 lbs. 8 oz. — Durward Mosher — Islamorada, FL (1965)
American Eel 7.5 lbs. — Joe Mangiapanello— Shinnecock, NY (2013)
Barracuda 39 lbs. 4 oz. — Arthur Russell — Cay Sal Santa, FL (1960)
Barrelfish 18.85 lbs. — Bob Pettit — Montauk, NY (2011)
Blackfish 16.88 lbs. — Dennis Cataldo — Ocean City, MD (2010)
Blackfish (IGFA M —Small Fry) 9.2 lbs. — Bobbie Krug— Montauk, NY (2003)
Blackfish (IGFA F—Small Fry) 6.6 lbs.— Taylor Krug— Montauk, NY (2003)
Bluefish 23.31 lbs. — John Kampa— Freeport, NY (2016)
Bonefish 12 lbs. — George Sarant — Marathon, FL (1958)
Bonito 21 lbs. 3 oz. — Andy Lord — Islamorada, FL (1965)
Bonito (Arctic) 7 lbs. 13 oz. — Leon Miller — Miami, FL (1959)
Bonito (Green) 11 lbs. 9 oz. — Christopher Bellizoni — Freeport, NY (1999)
Channel Bass 40 lbs. — Al Ristori — Vandermere, NC (1970)
Cobia 40 lbs. 8 oz. — Jack Silber — Islamorada, FL (1969)
Codfish 56 lbs. 8 oz. — Ben Sohrn — Freeport, NY (1960)
Codfish (IGFA 6lb test) 17 lbs. 9 oz. — Ronnie Deluca — Freeport, NY (1976)
Codfish (IGFA 12lb test) 22 lbs. — Ronnie Deluca — Block Island, NY (1977)
Cunner 2.56 lbs. — Robert Porter— Montauk, NY (2010)
Cusk 9 lbs. 12 oz. — Dennis Cataldo— Gloucester, Mass. (2001)
Dolphin
69 lbs. — Harold Jarow — Zihuatanejo, Mexico (1997)
Drum (Black) 35.06 lbs. — Dennis Cataldo — Cape May, NJ (2010)
Flounder 6 lbs. 6 oz. — Joseph Quinn — Montauk, NY (1956)
Fluke (IGFA Small Fry Boys Div.) 8 lbs. 2 ozs — Bobbie Krug — Montauk, NY (2000)
Fluke (IGFA Small Fry Girls Div.) 10 lbs. 8 ozs — Jillian Edelman— Montauk, NY (2004)
Fluke (IGFA 6 lb. test) 8 lbs. 8 oz. — Ronnie DeLuca — Montauk, NY (1977)
Fluke 15 lbs. — Robert Weiss — Montauk, NY (1960)
Green Tally 5 lbs. 8 oz. — Rhea Peters — Pompano Beach, FL (1960)
Grouper 48 lbs. (tie) — George & Etta Sarani — Marathon, FL (1955)
Grouper (Gag) 13.25 lbs. — Dennis Cataldo — Florida (2012)
Grouper (Nassau) 26 lbs. — Ted Lang Jr.— Key West , FL (1958)
Grouper (Red) 11.56 lbs.— Dennis Cataldo — Marathon, FL (2004)
Grouper (Rock) 4 lbs. 4 oz. — Al Ristori — Chub Cay, Bahamas (1969)
Grouper (Snowy) 12.1 lbs. — Dennis Cataldo — Marathon, FL (2008)
Grouper (Yellowfin) 19 lbs. — Joesph Groverman — Grand Bahamas (1958)
Grunt 3 lbs. 3 oz. — Ted Lang Jr. — Dry Tortugas, FL (1953)
Haddock 7.85 lbs.— Dennis Cataldo— Green Harbor, Mass. (2006)
Hake 32 lbs. — Fred Osterbery — Montauk, NY (1958)
Halibut (Pacific) 207 lbs. — Kathie Rokita-Doherty — Aleutians, AK (2000)
Houndfish 10 lbs. — Joesph Groverman — Grand Bahamas (1958)
Jack (Almaco) 9 lbs. — Chris Bellinzoni — Islamorada, FL (2010)
Jack (Bar) 12 lbs. — Jack Silber — Islamorada, FL (1956)
Jack (Crevalle) 35.2 lbs. — Dennis Cataldo — Marathon, FL (2008)
Jack (Horse-Eye) 6 lbs. — John J. Miles — Bermuda (1968)
Jack (Reef) 12 lbs. — Frank Dorman — Islamorada, FL (1952)
Jack (Yellow) 8 lbs. 07 oz. — Bobby Krug— Florida Keys, FL (2003)
Jewfish 236 lbs. — George Sarant — Marathon, FL (1955)
Ladyfish 3 lbs. 07oz. — Dennis Cataldo — Flamingo, FL (1997)
Ling 6 lbs. — Matthew Edelman — Montauk, NY (2007)
Lookdown Fish 2.19 lbs. — Bob Hindenlang — , Islamorada, FL (2010)
Mackerel 2 lbs. 10 oz. — John Vostinack — Freeport, NY (1963)
Mackerel (Cero) 12 lbs. 12 oz. — George Sarant — Marathon, FL (1955)
Mackerel (King) 76 lbs. — Jack Silber — Islamorada, FL (1958)
Mackerel (Pacific) 4 lbs. — Vern Bode — Newport, CA (1954)
Mackerel (Painted) 8 lbs. — John J. Miles — LaParguera, PR (1956)
Mackerel (Spanish) 47 lbs. — Alfred Kuhnie — Queensland, AUST (1971)
Marlin (Black) 820 lbs. — Donald Morten — Telert, Peru (1958)
Marlin (Atlantic Blue) 901 lbs. — Richard Koch — Freeport, NY (1984)
Marlin (Pacific Blue) 800 lbs. — Douglas Toback — Ecuador, SA (1997)
Marlin (Silver) 150 lbs. — John J. Miles — Kona, Hawaii (1962)
Marlin (Striped) 252 lbs. — Ralph Drewes — Sinaloa, Mexico (2006)
Marlin (White) 117 lbs. 8 oz. — Fred Miranda — Freeport, NY (1956)
Monkfish (IGFA All Tackle) 51.25 lbs. — Robert Solberg — Stellwagen Bank, MA (2008)
Permit 16 lbs. — Errol Steffens — Johnson Key, FL (1968)
Pollack 38 lbs. — Fred Osterbory — Montauk, NY (1968)
Pompano (African) 42 lbs. 8 oz. — Al Ristori — Jupiter, FL (1968)
Pompano (Common) 5 lbs. 10 oz. — John Sniel — Palm Beach, FL (1959)
Porgy 3 lbs. 11 oz. — Fred Nutchey — Peconic Bay, NY (1966)
Porgy - Jolthead 8 lbs. 8 oz. — Joe King— Jupiter, FL (2016)
Porgy - Jolthead 8 lbs. 8 oz. — Jim Krug— Palm Beach, FL (2016)
Rock Hind 7 lbs. 12 oz. — Al Ristori — Walker Cay, Bahamas (1970)
Roosterfish 61 lbs. 6 oz. — Al Ristori — Baja, CA (1969)
Runner (Rainbow) 25 lbs. — Donald Morten — Cabo Bay, Panama (1965)
Sailfish (Atlantic) 80 lbs. — George Versfelt — West Palm Beach, FL (1951)
Sailfish (Pacific) 187 lbs. — Lambert Aloisi — Acapulco, Mexico (1964)
Sea Bass (Black) 7 lbs. — John Jutt— Montauk, NY (2005)
Sea Bass (Black) (IGFA M —Small Fry) 6 lbs. 9 ozs — Bobby Krug — Montauk, NY (2003)
Sea Bass (Black) (IGFA F—Small Fry) 3.93 lbs. — Stephanie Ann Testa — Freeport, NY (2003)
Sea Trout 4 lbs. 13 oz. — Jack Silber — Islamorada, FL (1962)
Shark (Black Back) 25 lbs. — Neil Miles Jamaica, BWI (1963)
Shark (Black Tip) 275 lbs. — Emil Steffens — Islamorada, FL (1955)
Shark (Blue) (IGFA 9lb) 285 lbs. — Pat Berwind — Montauk, NY (1962)
Shark (Blue) (IGFA 4lb) 41 lbs. — Ed Miller — Montauk, NY (1963)
Shark (Blue) 293 lbs. — Peter Cefai — Freeport, NY (2003)
Shark (Brown) 133 lbs. — John McCrea — Fire Isalnd, NY (1969)
Shark (Bull) 274.5 lbs. — Dennis Cataldo— Florida (2005)
Shark (Dusky) 543 lbs. — Jim Johnson — Freeport, NY (1961)
Shark (Ground) 428 lbs. — Allen Germain — Ocean Reef, FL (1960)
Shark (Hammerhead) 145 lbs. — Lawrence J Festa — Freeport, NY (1993)
Shark (Leopard) 27 lbs. 08 oz. — Phillip Ehrhart, Jr. — Freeport, NY (1961)
Shark (Mako) (IGFA 12lb) 119 lbs. — Jerrie Casher — Shinnecock, NY (1965)
Shark (Mako) 483 lbs. 8 oz. — Robert Porter — Freeport, NY (1977)
Shark (Porbeagle) 196 lbs. — Raymond Link — Freeport, NY (1961)
Shark (Thresher) 600 lbs. — Lawrence J Festa — Freeport, NY (1995)
Shark (Tiger) 254 lbs. — Sean Libby — Cape May, NJ (2009)
Shark (White) 630 lbs. — Richard Schoen — Freeport, NY (1982)
Sheepshead 4 lbs. 10 oz. — Dennis Cataldo — Flamingo, FL (1997)
Skipjack 16.81 lbs. — Adam Bollaci — Freeport, NY (2012)
Snapper (Cubera) 35.5 lbs. . — Dennis Cataldo— Pinas Bay, Panama (2006)
Snapper (Hog) 11 lbs. 08 oz. — George End — Islamorada, FL (1970)
Snapper (Mangrove) 5 lbs. 6 oz. — Sharon Missan — John's Pass, FL (2015)
Snapper (Mock) 14 lbs. 09 oz. — Bernie Blee — Islamorada, FL (1965)
Snapper (Mutton) 16 lbs. 12 oz. — John Shiel — Boynton Beach, FL (1961)
Snapper (Red) 81 lbs. — Barbara Wolfe — Baja, CA (1970)
Snapper (Silver) 8 lbs. 8 oz. — Ted Lang, Jr. — Key West , FL (1955)
Snook 28 lbs. 4 oz. — William Mitchell — Saint Lucie, FL (1958)
Stargazer 3 lbs. 6 oz. — Dr. John Weber — Freeport, NY (2015)
Striped Bass 61 lbs. 12 oz. — Victor Pastors — Freeport, NY (1967)
Striped Bass (IGFA Small Fry Girls Div.) 42 lbs. 10 oz. — Jacqueline Toback — Freeport, NY (2007)
Striped Bass (IGFA Junior Girls Div.) 34.12 lbs. — Katie Sporing—Montauk, NY (2004)
Striped Bass (IGFA 2 lb. All Tackle M) 21.43 lbs. — Ryan Sullivan —Shinnecock, NY
(2006)
Striped Bass (IGFA 2 lb. All Tackle F) 17.36 lbs. — Cynthia Sullivan —Shinnecock, NY
(2006)
Swordfish 576 lbs. — Al Ristori — Salinas, Ecuador (1970)
Tarpon 167 lbs. — Donald Marten Isle — Aquada, Mexico (1958)
Tile Fish (Blueline) 15 lbs. — Bob Pettit — Norfolk, VA (2014)
Tile Fish (Golden) 38.9 lbs. — Bob Pettit — Montauk, NY (2011)
Trigger Fish 11 lbs. — Frank Dorman — Grand Bahamas (1957)
Tuna (Allison) 195 lbs. — Bob Hindenlang— Freeport, NY (2007)
Tuna (Big Eye) IGFA 50 332 lbs. — Emil Steffins — Peru, SA (1953)
Tuna (Big Eye) IGFA 30 41 lbs. — Donald Merten — Telerte, Peru (1958)
Tuna (Big Eye) IGFA 20 31 lbs. — Donald Merten — Cabo Bay, Panama (1965)
Tuna (Blackfin) 31 lbs. — Bob Hindenlang — Islamorada, FL (2010)
Tuna (Bluefin) 535 lbs. — Albert Whianant, Jr. — Wedgeport, NS (1955) (USATT Winner)
Tuna (Bluefin) 1139 lbs. — Patricia Kuhnie — North Lake, PEI (1976)
Tuna (Bluefin) IGFA 80 884 lbs. — Patricia Kuhnie — North Lake, PEI (1977)
Tuna (Bluefin) 807 lbs. — Edward Keneske — Provincetown, MA (1977) (USATT Winner)
Tuna (Bluefin) (IGFA Small Fry Girls Div.) 17.5 lbs. — Taylor Krug— Montauk, NY (2005)
Tuna (Bluefin) (IGFA Small Fry Boys Div.) 19 lbs. — Jack Krug— Montauk, NY (2005)
Tuna (Yellowfin) 349 lbs. 5 oz.. — Al Zawalich — Royal Polaris, CA (1993)
Wahoo 114 lbs. — Bobbie Krug — Montauk, NY (2007)
Weakfish 14 lbs. 8 oz. — Paul Grippo — Freeport, NY (1985)
Wreckfish 26.8 lbs. — Allen Charlip — Montauk, NY (2010)
Wolffish 21 lbs.— Ken Kapner — Green Harbor, MA (2004)
Most Tagged Fish (Year) 600 Fish — John Weber— Freeport, NY (2001)
Most Tagged Fish (Lifetime) 3448 Fish — Paul Grippo— Freeport, NY (2004)


FRESH WATER RECORDSAs of January 2017
FISH Weight — Record Holder — Location (Year)

Bass (Largemouth) 7.68 lbs. — Joe Steiner— Stick Marsh, FL (2006)
Bass (Smallmouth) 8 lbs. — Stephan Mandell — Lake Sunapee, NH (1971)
Muskellunge 29 lbs. — Al Ristori — Ogdensdburg, NY (1969)
Perch 1 lb. 9 0z. — Tod Dallas — Dresden, NY (1951)
Pike (Northern) (IGFA 6lb) 28 lbs. — John Shiel — Boyne River, Eire (1962)
Salmon (Atlantic) 9 lbs. 12 oz. — Dave Tutrone — Ladrador, Canada (1968)
Salmon (Chinook) 29 lbs. — Trudy Fiterstein — Tofino, BC (2000)
Salmon (King - Atlantic) 34 lbs. — Bill Hines — Lake Ontario, NY (2010)
Salmon (King - Pacific) 40 lbs. — Barry Fink— Ship's Creek, Alaska (2011)
Salmon (Silver) 15 lbs. — Scott A Novick — Seward, Alaska (1997)
Shad 4 lbs. 2 oz. — Allen Ristori — Connecticutt River, CT (1965)
Trout (Brook) 2 lbs. 8 oz. — John J. Miles — Ancran, NY (1963)
Trout (Brown) 16.75 lbs. — Joe Steiner — Lake Ontario, NY (2014)
Trout (Lake) 22.89 lbs. — Bob Pandy — Lake Ontario, NY (2010)
Trout (Rainbow) 10.5 lbs. — John H. Rooney — Lake Ontario, NY (2015)
Trout (Silver) 2 lbs. — Tod Dallas — Otis River, ME (1953)