Bass, striped (landlocked) (Morone saxatilis)

(Walbaum, 1792); MORONIDAE FAMILY; also called striper, rock, rockfish, squid hound, greenhead
The striped bass, or “rockfish” as it is known in North and South Carolina, occurs from the St. Lawrence River to northern Florida on the Atlantic coast of the United States; off Florida, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi in the Gulf of Mexico; and along the U.S. Pacific coast from Washington to California. Striped bass were unknown on the Pacific coast until they were introduced there in 1879 and 1882. On the east coast they have been well known to saltwater anglers and one of the most important f... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
31.55 kg (69 lb 9 oz)
Black Warrior River, Alabama, USA
28-Feb-2013
 

All-Tackle (Length) World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
109.0 cm
Cumberland River, Tennessee, USA
11-Feb-2017
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
14.51 kg (32 lb 0 oz)
Norfork Lake, Mountain Home, Arkansas, USA
24-Jan-1998
M-02 kg (4 lb)
19.95 kg (44 lb 0 oz)
Watts Bar Lake, Spring City, Tennessee, USA
02-Feb-1987
M-03 kg (6 lb)
19.95 kg (44 lb 0 oz)
Melton Hill Lake, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
22-Mar-1995
M-04 kg (8 lb)
24.04 kg (53 lb 0 oz)
Bull Shoals, Arkansas, USA
01-May-1987
M-06 kg (12 lb)
30.61 kg (67 lb 8 oz)
O'Neill Forebay, Los Banos, California, USA
07-May-1992
M-08 kg (16 lb)
29.93 kg (66 lb 0 oz)
O'Neill Forebay, Los Banos, California, USA
29-Jun-1988
M-08 kg (16 lb) (tie)
29.94 kg (66 lb 0 oz)
Hiawassee Reservoir, North Carolina, USA
31-Mar-2012
M-10 kg (20 lb)
28.91 kg (63 lb 12 oz)
Melton Hill Lake, Tennessee, USA
02-Feb-1998
M-15 kg (30 lb)
26.59 kg (58 lb 10 oz)
Bull Shoals Lake, Missouri, USA
08-Jul-2010
M-24 kg (50 lb)
31.55 kg (69 lb 9 oz)
Black Warrior River, Alabama, USA
28-Feb-2013
W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-02 kg (4 lb)
1.81 kg (4 lb 0 oz)
Trinity River, Texas, USA
26-Aug-2015
W-03 kg (6 lb)
10.43 kg (23 lb 0 oz)
Liberty Reservoir, Sykesville, Maryland, USA
27-Jul-2019
W-04 kg (8 lb)
9.07 kg (20 lb 0 oz)
Lewis Smith Lake, Crane Hill, Alabama, USA
26-May-2016
W-06 kg (12 lb)
11.68 kg (25 lb 12 oz)
Liberty Reservoir, Sykesville, Maryland, USA
04-Jul-2019
W-08 kg (16 lb)
7.48 kg (16 lb 8 oz)
Liberty Reservoir, Maryland, USA
19-Jun-2018
W-10 kg (20 lb)
12.47 kg (27 lb 8 oz)
Lewis Smith Lake, Crane Hill, Alabama, USA
21-Apr-2015
W-15 kg (30 lb)
8.16 kg (18 lb 0 oz)
Lewis Smith Lake, Crane Hill, Alabama, USA
26-May-2016
W-24 kg (50 lb)
13.15 kg (29 lb 0 oz)
Lewis Smith Lake, Alabama, USA
13-Apr-2016
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
13.38 kg (29 lb 8 oz)
San Luis Reservoir, California, USA
03-Apr-1994
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
14.85 kg (32 lb 12 oz)
San Luis Reservoir, California, USA
28-Nov-1993
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
20.45 kg (45 lb 1 oz)
Cumberland River, Kentucky, USA
21-May-2000
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
17.91 kg (39 lb 8 oz)
San Luis Reservoir, California, USA
01-May-1996
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
19.58 kg (43 lb 2 oz)
Cumberland River, Kentucky, USA
25-Apr-1999
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
24.72 kg (54 lb 8 oz)
O'Neill Forebay, Los Banos, California, USA
17-Sep-1989
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
22.23 kg (49 lb 0 oz)
San Luis Reservoir, California, USA
28-Jan-1995
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
5.87 kg (12 lb 15 oz)
Beaver Rivers, Arkansas, USA
09-Jan-2018
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
10.21 kg (22 lb 8 oz)
Boone Lake, Tennessee, USA
29-Jun-2011
F-Smallfry
15.54 kg (34 lb 4 oz)
Lake Martin, Deadeville, Alabama, USA
11-Apr-2009
M-Junior
23.42 kg (51 lb 10 oz)
Elephant Butte Lake, New Mexico, USA
21-Apr-1997
M-Smallfry
14.49 kg (31 lb 15 oz)
Lewis Smith Lake, Alabama, USA
11-Jun-2007

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