Fisherman's View

Saltwater World Records For Fish

Fisherman's View welcome you to the Saltwater World Records For Fish. We have the world records for all the types fish in salt water.  Our Fishing World Records are official world record fish caught in saltwater.  So enjoy your visit at the saltwater World Records.

List of World Records For Fish Caught In Saltwater

" World Record Fish are categorized alphabetically and in lbs and oz  "

Type of Fish Weight of Fish Fish Caught By Location  Date
African Pompano 50lbs 8oz Tom Sargent Daytona Beach, FL April 21, 1990
Albacore 88lbs 2oz Siegfried Dickemann Gran Canaria, Canary Islands November 19, 1977
Almaco (Pacific) Jack 132lbs Howard H. Hahn La Paz, Baja Calif., Mexico July 21, 1964
American Eel 9lbs 4oz Jeff Pennick Cape May, NJ November 9, 1995
Atlantic Bigeye Tuna 392lbs 6oz Dieter Vogel Gran Canaria, Puerto Rico July 25, 1997
Atlantic Blue Marlin 1402lbs 2oz Paulo R.A. Amorim Vitoria, Brazil February 29, 1992
Atlantic Bonito 18lbs 4oz D. Gama Higgs Faial Island, Azores July 8, 1953
Atlantic Cod 98lbs 12oz Alphonse Bielevich Isle of Shoals, NH June 8, 1969
Atlantic Halibut 255lbs 4oz Sonny Manley Gloucester, MA July 28, 1989
Atlantic Sailfish 141lbs 1oz Alfredo de Sousa Neves Luanda, Angola February 19, 1994
Barred Sand Bass 13lbs 3oz Robert Halal Huntington Beach, CA August 29, 1988
Bigeye Thresher Shark 802lbs Dianne North Tutukaka, New Zealand February 8, 1981
Black Drum 113lbs 1oz Gerald M. Townsend Lewes, DE September 15, 1975
Black Marlin 1560lbs A.C. Glassell Jr. Cabo Blanco, Peru August 4, 1953
Black Sea Bass 9lbs 8oz Joe Mizelle Jr. Virginia Beach, VA January 9, 1987
Black Sea Bass 9lbs 8oz Jack G. Stallings Jr. Virginia Beach, VA December 22, 1990
Blackfin Tuna 45lbs 8oz Sam J. Burnett Key West, FL May 4, 1996
Blue Runner 11lbs 2oz Stacey M. Moiren Dauphin Island, AL June 28, 1997
Blue Shark 454lbs Pete Bergin Martha's Vineyard, MA July 19, 1996
Bluefin Tuna 1496lbs Ken Fraser Aulds Cove, Nova Scotia October 26, 1979
Bluefish 31lbs 12oz James M. Hussey Hatteras, NC January 30, 1972
Bonefish 19lbs Brian W. Batchelor Zululand, South Africa May 26, 1962
Cabezon 23lbs Wesley Hunter Juan de Fuca Strait, WA August 4, 1990
California Halibut 53lbs 4oz Russell J. Harmon Santa Rosa Island, CA July 7, 1988
Cero Mackerel 17lbs 2oz G. Michael Mills Islamorada, FL April 5, 1986
Crevalle Jack 57lbs 14oz Leon D. Richard Southwest Pass, LA August 15, 1997
Cobia 135lbs 9oz Peter W. Goulding Shark Bay, W. Australia July 9, 1985
Conger 133lbs 4oz Vic Evans South Devon, England June 5, 1995
Cubera Snapper 121lbs 8oz Mike Hebert Cameron, LA July 5, 1982
Dolphin 87lbs Manuel Salazar Papagallo Gulf, Costa Rica September 25, 1976
European Bass 20lbs 11oz Jean Baptiste Bayle Stes Maries de la Mer, France May 6, 1986
Giant Sea Bass 563lbs 8oz J.D. McAdam Jr. Anacapa Island, CA August 20, 1968
Great Barracuda 85lbs John W. Helfrich Christmas Is., Rep. of Kiribati April 11, 1992
Great White Shark 2664lbs Alfred Dean Ceduna, S. Australia April 21, 1959
Greater Amberjack 155lbs 10oz Joseph Dawson Challenger Bank, Bermuda June 24, 1981
Greenland Shark 1708lbs 9oz Terje Nordtvedt Trondheimsfjord, Norway October 18, 1987
Haddock 14lbs 15oz Heike Neblinger Saltraumen, Germany August 15, 1997
Hammerhead Shark 991lbs Allen Ogle Sarasota, FL May 30, 1982
Horse-eye Jack 24lbs 8oz Tito Schnau Miami, FL December 20, 1982
Jewfish 680lbs Lynn Joyner Fernandina Beach, FL May 20, 1961
Kawakawa 29lbs Ronald Nakamura Clarion Island, Mexico December 17, 1986
King Mackerel 90lbs Norton I. Thomton Key West, FL February 16, 1976
Lingcod 69lbs Murray M. Romer Langara Is., British Columbia June 16, 1992
Little Tunny 35lbs 2oz Jean Yves Chatard Cape de Garde, Algeria December 14, 1988
Longtail Tuna 79lbs 2oz Tim Simpson Montague Is., NSW, Australia April 12, 1982
Marbled Eel 36lbs 1oz Ferdie van Nooten Durban, South Africa June 10, 1984
Mexican Barracuda 21lbs E. Greg Kent Phantom Island, Costa Rica March 27, 1987
Mediterranean Spearfish 90lbs 13oz Joseph Larkin Madeira Island, Portugal June 2, 1980
Pacific Amberjack 104lbs Richard Cresswell Baja Calif., Mexico July 4, 1984
Pacific Bigeye Tuna 435lbs Dr. Russell Lee Cabo Blanco, Peru April 17, 1957
Pacific Blue Marlin 1376lbs Jay W. deBeaubien Kaaiwi Point, Kona, HI May 31, 1982
Pacific Bonito 14lbs 12oz Jerome H. Rilling San Benitos Is., Baja Calif. October 12, 1980
Pacific Cod 32lbs Donald Boston Unalaska Bay, AK June 29, 1997
Pacific Halibut 459lbs Jack Tragis Dutch Harbor, AK June 11, 1996
Pacific Sailfish 221lbs C.W. Stewart Santa Cruz Is., Ecuador February 12, 1947
Permit 56lbs 2oz Thomas Sebestyen Ft. Lauderdale, FL June 30, 1997
Pickhandle Barracuda 25lbs 5oz Demetrios Stamatis Scottburgh, South Africa July 3, 1996
Pollack 27lbs 6oz Robert S. Milkins Salcombe, Devon, England January 16, 1986
Pollock 50lbs Thor-Magnus Ukang Salstraumen, Norway November 30, 1996
Porbeagle Shark 507lbs Christopher Bennet Pentland Firth, Scotland March 9, 1993
Rainbow Runner 37lbs 9oz Tom Pfleger Clarion Island, Mexico November 21, 1991
Red Drum 94lbs 2oz David G. Deuel Avon, NC November 7, 1984
Red Snapper 50lbs 4oz Capt. Doc Kennedy Gulf of Mexico, LA June 23, 1996
Roosterfish 114lbs Abe Sackheim La Paz, Baja Calif., Mexico June 1, 1960
Shortfin Mako Shark 1115lbs Patrick Guillanton Black River, Mauritius November 16, 1988
Skipjack Tuna 45lbs 4oz Brian Evans Flathead Bank, Mexico November 16, 1996
Snook 53lbs 10oz Gilbert Ponzi Parismina Ranch, Costa Rica October 18, 1978
Southern Bluefin Tuna 348lbs 5oz Rex Wood Whakatane, New Zealand January 16, 1981
Southern Flounder 20lbs 9oz Larenza Mungin Nassau Sound, FL December 23, 1983
Spanish Mackerel 13lbs Robert Cranton Ocracoke Inlet, NC November 4, 1987
Spotted Seatrout 17lbs 7oz Craig F. Carson Ft. Pierce, FL May 11, 1995
Striped Bass 78lbs 8oz Albert R. McReynolds Atlantic City, NJ September 21, 1982
Striped Marlin 494lbs Bill Boniface Tutakaka, New Zealand January 16, 1986
Summer Flounder 22lbs 7oz Charles Nappi Montauk, NY September 15, 1975
Swordfish 1182lbs L. Marron Iquique, Chile May 7, 1953
Tarpon 283lbs 4oz Yvon Victor Sebag Sherbro ls., Sierra Leone April 16, 1991
Tautog 24lbs Gregory R. Bell Wachapreague, VA August 25, 1987
Tiger Shark 1780lbs Walter Maxwell Cherry Grove, SC June 14, 1964
Wahoo 158lbs 8oz Keith Winter Loreto, Baja Calif., Mexico June 10, 1996
Warsaw Grouper 436lbs 12oz Steve Haeusler Gulf of Mexico, Destin, FL December 22, 1985
Weakfish 19lbs 2oz Dennis R. Rooney Jones Beach, Long Island, NY October 11, 1984
Weakfish 19lbs 2oz William E. Thomas Delaware Bay, DE May 20, 1989
White Marlin 181lbs 14oz Evandro Luiz Coser Vitoria, Brazil December 8, 1979
White Seabass 83lbs 12oz L.C. Baumgardner San Felipe, Mexico March 31, 1953
Yellowfin Tuna 388lbs 12oz Curt Wiesenhutter San Benedicto Island, Mexico April 1, 1977

 

Inflatable Fishing Boats

Fishing World Record Fish in Fresh Water or the over all world record fish

Freshwater World Record Fish
The World Records For All Fish
 

Home ]

Get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Fisherman View Copyright.  All Rights Reserved