How do I know if I caught a Florida state record fish?

Anglers can check the current state records at by clicking on “State Record,” and should notify the nearest FWC regional office if they believe they have caught a record fish.

What is the biggest fish caught in Hawaii?

blue marlin
Big-Game Fish in Hawaiian Waters This is where you come to get the big ones. In fact, the biggest fish reportedly caught by rod and reel was a blue marlin brought in just off the island of Oahu, weighing in at 1805 lbs.

Is there a prize for state record fish?

Catch a state record fish on a Mustad hook and win $100,000.

What is the biggest crappie caught in Florida?

Record Fish

Species Weight Angler
Black Crappie 3.83 pounds Ben Curry, Sr.
Flier 1.35 pounds Twila Gates
Bluegill 2.95 pounds John LeMaster
Redbreast Sunfish 2.08 pounds Jerrel Dewees, Jr.

What was the largest fish ever?

Whale shark

Enter Leedsichthys problematicus. The extinct fish—thought to be the largest on record—lived about 165 million years ago in Europe and South America. It grew to at least 16.5 meters in length and might have weighed 45 metric tons, which means it was larger even than today’s whale shark.

What is the biggest ulua caught in Hawaii?

Travis Kashiwa landed an ulua weighing 144.2 pounds on Christmas Day in 2003 at Kaneohe Bay, Oahu. The Hawaii state and world record (non-IUSA/IGFA) for the largest ulua officially weighed is a 191-pound white ulua by Al Gadow from Maui on Jan. 14, 1980.

What is the biggest GT ever caught?

giant trevally
Whats the biggest giant trevally ever caught? The IGFA all-tackle world record giant trevally is a massive 160+ pounder caught in Japan of all places.

How to get a Hawaii State record fish?

For a copy of the Hawaii State Record Fish Application, download the application form by clicking here. Fill out the form and mail or email us at HFN with a high-resolution photo (s) and a short story, and we may verify your catch as a state record.

How many species of fish can you catch in Florida?

If a species is not listed, it is not currently eligible for a state record. State records for the heaviest marine fishes caught in Florida waters, or in federal waters extending directly outward of Florida state line boundaries, are maintained for 81 species in conventional tackle and fly-fishing categories.

Which is the largest fish taken in Hawaii?

Welcome to the Hawaii State Record Fish listing. The fish on this page are the largest taken in Hawaii regardless of how they were obtained. For a copy of the Hawaii State Record Fish Application, download the application form by clicking here.

How to get a fishing license in Hawaii?

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