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Water Body Records for Galveston Bay - Rod & Reel

Dream Sporting Trips

Posted: May 4th 2016 @ 9:15pm


All Ages - Rod & Reel

Records as of March 4, 2016, Texas Parks & Wildlife

Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 1.54 15.75 Jun 23, 2000 Eric Stevens  
Bass, Striped 28.00 33.50 Jan 26, 1991 Calvin Hinderman Jr.  
Bluefish 8.34 29.50 Mar 7, 1994 Tim Burke  
Bream, Sea 1.11 12.50 Nov 17, 1996 John Edel ling 
Carp, Grass 8.16 26.42 Nov 14, 1992 Andrew Anthony  
Catfish, Blue 16.66 32.00 Dec 12, 2005 Ryan McKewen Black salty 
Catfish, Channel 1.90 16.50 Jul 17, 2007 Ryan McKewen night crawler 
Catfish, Hardhead 3.40 20.50 May 2, 2010 Alton Westberry cut mullet 
Cobia 105.00 71.00 May 28, 1989 John Lodge III  
Croaker, Atlantic 5.13 20.25 Jul 10, 1971 Earl Merendino  
Cutlassfish, Atlantic 4.52 48.00 Aug 5, 2000 Gary Stanton  
Drum, Black 38.25 40.50 Nov 19, 1999 Ken Morris green/red soft plastic 
Drum, Red 44.00 48.00 Jun 23, 2010 Russell Janacek live croaker 
Eel, Snapper 6.23 48.00 Jul 1, 2013 Jimmie Sausser mullett 
Flounder, Ocellated 2.63 16.63 Dec 6, 2001 Mark Bond mullet 
Flounder, Southern 10.16 27.25 Nov 27, 2009 Ethan Wagner Berkley gulp 
Gar, Alligator 186.19 96.25 Oct 14, 1995 Johnny Gilbert  
Hind, Rock 2.70 15.50 Oct 15, 2000 Christopher McKenzie squid 
Jack, Crevalle 31.75 43.25 Jun 4, 2006 Bob Franklin shad 
Kingfish, Gulf 1.54 14.00 Jul 5, 2003 Justin Kinder live shrimp 
Kingfish, Southern 1.78 15.00 Jun 21, 2008 Michelle Forque live croaker 
Ladyfish 3.94 25.75 Aug 28, 2000 Kevin Bowers  
Lizardfish, Inshore 0.66 14.00 Nov 6, 1999 Ryan Nokelby  
Mackerel, Spanish 1.90 21.75 Oct 2, 2012 Jon Parks Fly Rod, clouser minnow 
Pigfish 1.04 12.50 Dec 18, 1998 Scott Moss plastic clear shrimptail 
Pinfish 2.46 15.91 Jan 4, 1992 Mark Duncan  
Pompano, Florida 3.00 18.75 Oct 18, 2010 Anthony Langston live shrimp 
Puffer, Smooth 1.88 14.88 Dec 11, 2004 Jimmy Beall live shrimp 
Ray, Smooth Butterfly 14.14 30.00 Jun 23, 2014 Jimmie Sausser shad 
Ray, Spotted Eagle 273.50 82.00 Jun 2, 2012 Jimmy Anderson cut bait 
Searobin, Bighead 0.50 8.25 Oct 13, 2000 Edward Matthews Jr. live shrimp 
Seatrout, Sand 6.25 23.50 Feb 26, 1972 Dennis Herrick  
Seatrout, Spotted 12.11 31.50 Mar 19, 2007 R.J. Spencer soft plastic 
Shark, Blacktip 30.28 61.00 Jun 29, 2014 Caden Carner spot 
Shark, Bull 46.70 55.75 Aug 27, 2005 Bob Franklin shad 
Sheepshead 12.92 25.25 Dec 4, 1983 Gary Davis  
Snapper, Gray 2.28 16.25 Dec 1, 2010 Josh Parks live bait 
Snapper, Red 3.54 17.88 Oct 27, 1995 Raymond Smith  
Spot 0.76 11.75 Jun 4, 2002 Carlos Gonzales squid 
Stingray, Atlantic 10.75 41.50 Jul 3, 1994 David Lee Anderson  
Stingray, Bluntnose 36.66 0.00 May 26, 2003 Richard Olszak Jr. squid 
Stingray, Southern 246.00 96.00 Jun 30, 1998 Carissa Egger mullet 


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