Craig Whitehead, MD

Total number of records:
36
Total number of current records:
3
Total number of species:
15
Total number of countries:
2
Date of first record catch:
30-Mar-1989
Date of last record catch:
16-Dec-2000
Heaviest record catch:
15.88 kg (35 lb 0 oz) Grouper, goliath
Heaviest multiple to one:
7 lb Jack, Pacific crevalle on 2 lb line
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Common Name
Weight
Location
Catch Date
All-Tackle
Snook, Pacific blackfin
2.49 kg (5 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
10-Sep-1995
All-Tackle
Bass, damsel
0.68 kg (1 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
10-Jun-1995
All-Tackle (tie)
Leatherjack, longjaw
1.58 kg (3 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
27-May-1995
All-Tackle
Snapper, colorado
9.29 kg (20 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
19-Mar-1993
All-Tackle
Snapper, yellow (amarillo)
3.18 kg (7 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
11-Mar-1993
All-Tackle
Tilefish, golden-eyed
0.68 kg (1 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
10-Mar-1993
All-Tackle
Snapper, mullet
0.91 kg (2 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
29-Jan-1993
All-Tackle
Seabass, leather
2.04 kg (4 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
23-Jan-1993
All-Tackle
Snapper, colorado
7.48 kg (16 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
08-Jun-1992
All-Tackle
Snapper, yellow (amarillo)
1.81 kg (4 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
30-Apr-1991
All-Tackle
Snook, Pacific black
9.98 kg (22 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
21-Apr-1991
All-Tackle
Snook, Pacific white
10.43 kg (23 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
29-Jun-1990
All-Tackle
Snook, Pacific black
1.36 kg (3 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
10-Jun-1990
All-Tackle
Leatherjack, longjaw
1.58 kg (3 lb 8 oz)
Rio Coto, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
06-Feb-1990
All-Tackle
Snook, Pacific white
4.54 kg (10 lb 0 oz)
Rio Coto, Punta Reuas, Costa Rica
05-Feb-1990
All-Tackle
Grunt, Pacific roncador
1.58 kg (3 lb 8 oz)
Rio Grande de Terraba, Costa Rica
28-Jan-1990
All-Tackle
Snook, Pacific white
6.07 kg (13 lb 6 oz)
Teacapan, Sinaloa, Mexico
30-Mar-1989
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Common Name
Weight
Location
Catch Date
M-01 kg (2 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
1.13 kg (2 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
25-Jun-1999
M-01 kg (2 lb)
Jack, Pacific crevalle
3.17 kg (7 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
20-Dec-1995
M-01 kg (2 lb)
Snapper, Pacific cubera
0.90 kg (2 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
08-Dec-1995
M-02 kg (4 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
2.26 kg (5 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
16-Dec-2000
M-02 kg (4 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
1.13 kg (2 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
25-Jun-1999
M-03 kg (6 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
3.62 kg (8 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
13-Dec-2000
M-03 kg (6 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
1.13 kg (2 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
23-Jun-1999
M-03 kg (6 lb)
Snapper, Pacific cubera
2.72 kg (6 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
06-Sep-1995
M-03 kg (6 lb)
Jack, Pacific crevalle
7.48 kg (16 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
02-Sep-1995
M-03 kg (6 lb)
Jack, Pacific crevalle
7.03 kg (15 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
21-May-1995
M-04 kg (8 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
4.53 kg (10 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
13-Dec-2000
M-04 kg (8 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
1.36 kg (3 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
08-Jul-1999
M-04 kg (8 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
1.13 kg (2 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
23-Jun-1999
M-06 kg (12 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
1.58 kg (3 lb 8 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
16-Jun-1999
M-08 kg (16 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
4.08 kg (9 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
07-Jul-1999
M-08 kg (16 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
1.81 kg (4 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
18-Jun-1999
M-08 kg (16 lb)
Grouper, goliath
15.88 kg (35 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
23-Mar-1993
M-10 kg (20 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
3.17 kg (7 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
07-Jul-1999
M-10 kg (20 lb)
Mackerel, Pacific sierra
2.26 kg (5 lb 0 oz)
Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
18-Jun-1999

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