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Freshwater Fish Records

Atlantic Salmon: 28 Ibs. 1 oz., Howard Clifford, Portland, ME, 10/9/80, location undisclosed

Black Crappie: 3 Ibs. 4 oz., Jarod Hjort, Gray, ME, 12/28/06,  location undisclosed                                 

Black Crappie: 3 Ibs. 4 oz., Wayne S. Morey, Sr., Benton, ME, 9/12/86, Sibley Pond

Blueback Trout: 5.24 Ibs., Carter McLaughlin, Mapleton, August 20, 2008., Pushineer Pond

Brook Trout: 9 Ibs. 2 oz., Patrick Coan, Waterboro, Maine, 1/8/10, Mousam Lake.

Brown Trout: 23 1/2 Ibs., Robert Hodsdon, Sanford, ME, 3/6/96, Square Pond

Cusk: 18 Ibs. 8 oz., Annette Dumond, Fort Kent, ME, 3/15/86, Eagle Lake

Fallfish: 3 Ibs. 12 oz., Wayne S. Morey, Benton, ME, 9/12/86, Sibley Pond

Lake Trout: 31 Ibs. 8 oz., Hollis Grindle, Ellsworth, ME, 1958, Beech Hill Pond

Landlocked Salmon: 22 Ibs. 8 oz., Edward Blakely, Darien, CT, 1907, Sebago Lake

Largemouth Bass: 11 Ibs. 10 oz., Robert Kamp, Denmark, ME, 1968, Moose Pond

Muskellunge: 31.69 Ibs., Steve Thibodeau, Fort Kent, ME, 9/22/09, Glazier Lake

Northern Pike: 31.2 Ibs., Lance Bolduc, Skowhegan, ME, 3/25/98, North Pond

Pickerel: 7 Ibs. .02 oz., Josh Gagnon, Lebanon, ME, 3/10/07, Balch Lake

Rainbow Trout: 6.52 Ibs., Steven Day, Madison, ME, 6/5/07, Androscoggin River

Smallmouth Bass: 8 Ibs., George Dyer, Augusta, ME, 1970, Thompson Lake

Splake: 10 Ibs. 3 oz., Daniel R. Paquette, Augusta, ME, 5/8/93, Basin Pond

Sunapee Trout: 4 Ibs. 10 oz., Wayne Dillon, Brownville, ME, 6/89, Lower South Branch Pond

Walleye: 5,7-pounds, Nathan Lawler, Portland, Me, 8/1/09, Messalonskee Lake

White Perch: 3.24-pounds, Daniel I Dolloff, Monroe, ME, 5/28/09, Ellis Pond, Brooks.

Whitefish: 7 Ibs. 8 oz., Neil Sullivan, Worcester, MA, 1958, Sebago Lake


Yellow Perch: 1 Ib. 10 oz., Chad Mostats, Portland, ME, 8/89, Worthley Pond, East Peru

Game Records

Whitetailed Buck (Firearms): 355 Ibs., field dressed, Horace Hinckley, Augusta,

ME, 1955, Concord 

Whitetailed Buck (Bowhunting): 259 Ibs., field dressed, Darryl Flagg, Jefferson,

10/20/1988, Waldoboro

Whitetailed Doe (Firearms): 185 Ibs., field dressed, Luke Arsenault, Lisbon

Falls, ME, 11/1/92, Seboomook Township

Whitetailed Doe (Firearms): 185 Ibs., field dressed, Steve Letourneau, Turner,

ME, 11/11/04, Lower Enchanted Township

Whitetailed Doe (Bowhunting): 166 Ibs., field dressed, Joseph Kennedy,

Litchfield, ME, 9/13/05, Cape Elizabeth

Whitetailed Doe (Antlered): 210 Ibs., eight-points, Jack Cross, Bethel, ME,

11/15/80, Bethel

Black Bear (Firearms): 680 Ibs. (live weight), Richard Moore, Allentown,

PA, 9/13/93, Patten

Black Bear (Archery): 501 Ibs., field dressed, Pete Shippee, Winthrop, ME,

8/29/90, Strong

Black Bear (Sow): 334.5 Ibs., field dressed, Tom Sullivan, Portland, Conn., August 28, 2006, Mapleton 10/31/87, Canton

Black Bear (Sow - Archery) 328 pounds, Kyle Stokes, Annville, PA, 8/29/2007, St. Agatha.


Moose (Bull) 1,330 Ibs., field dressed, Willard & Sterling, Waterman, New Gloucester, ME, 1982, Marsardis.

Moose (Bull-Archery) 1,040 Ibs., Craig Warren, New Gloucester, ME, 9/30/2009, Allagash.

Moose, cow: 774 Ibs., Mark McKenna, Jay, ME, 10/13/05, Dyer Brook.

Turkey: 27 Ibs. 12 oz., Sarah Levangie, Belfast, ME, 4/28/03, Waldo County.

Turkey (Bow): 25 Ibs., Chris Nadeau, Wells, ME, 5/1/07, Wells Falls

Salt Water Fish Records

Bass, Striped (Morone Saxatilis), Rod and Reel: 67 Ibs., Sheepscot River,

Douglas Dodge, 9/20/78

Bluefish (Pomatomus Saltatrix), Rod and Reel: 19.68 Ibs., Boothbay Harbor,

Denis Moran, 8/8/94

Cod, Atlantic, (Gadus Morhua), Rod and Reel: 80 Ibs. 7 oz., Perkins Cove,

Ogunquit, Neil Downey, 9/8/92

Cusk (Brosme Brosme), Rod and Reel: 30 Ibs. 1 oz., Perkins Cove, Ogunquit,

Neil Morrill, 7/2/88

Flounder, Winter (Pleuronectes Americanus), Rod and Reel: 4 Ibs. 3 oz.,

Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Lisa Boughner, 6/28/89

Goosefish, (Lophius Americanus), Rod and Reel: 49 Ibs. 12 oz., Perkins Cove,

Ogunquit, Nancy Lee Regimbald, 7/9/91

Haddock (Melanogrammus Aeglefmus), Rod and Reel: 1 1 Ibs. 1 1 oz., Perkins

Cove, Ogunquit, James Mailea, 9/12/91

Hake, Silver (Merluccius Bilinearis), Rod and Reel: 4.51 Ibs., Perkins Cove,

Ogunquit, Erik M. Callahan, 8/8/95

Hake, White (Urophycis Tenuis), Rod and Reel: 46 Ibs. 4 oz., Perkins Cove,

Ogunquit, John Audet, 10/267 86

Halibut, Atlantic (Hippoglossus Hippoglossus), Rod and Reel: 215 Ibs., Bailey's

Island, Richard F. Hincman, 8/14/65

Mackerel, Atlantic (Scomber Scombrus), Rod and Reel: 2.44 Ibs., Bailey's

Island, lan T. Bexton, 7/25/95

Pollock (Pollachius Virens), Rod and Reel: 46 Ibs. 10.9 oz., Perkins Cove,

Ogunquit, Linda Paul, 10/24/90

Ray, Torpedo (Torpedo Nobiliana), Rod and Reel: 35 Ibs. 5 oz.,
Perkins Cove,  Ogunquit, Don Carignan, 8/24/95

Shark, Blue (Prionace Glauca), Fly Rod: 101 Ibs., Bath, Fred C. Danforth, 8/30/96

Shark, Blue (Prionace Glauca), Rod and Reel: 391 Ibs., Portland, Ken Putnam,


Shark, Mako (Isurus Oxyrinchus), Handline: 724 Ibs., Portland, Mark Chase, 8/15/92

Shark, Mako (Isurus Oxyrinchus), Rod and Reel: 680 Ibs., Jim Hinkley, Jr.,


Shark, Porbeagle (Lamna Nasus), Rod and Reel: 548 Ibs., Bailey's Island,

Wesley Hurst, Jr., 7/22/95

Shark, Thresher, Rod and Reel: 425 Ibs., Boothbay Harbor, John H. Shostak,


Tuna, Bluefm (Thunnus Thynnus), Harpoon: 1,155 Ibs., Perkins Cove,

Ogunquit, Tim Tower and Percy Stevens, Jr., 8/20/81

Tuna, Bluefm (Thunnus Thynnus), Rod and Reel: 819 Ibs., Bath, Jerry

Jamison, 8/10/77

Wolffish, Atlantic (Anarhichas Lupus), Rod and Reel: 30 Ibs., Perkins Cove,

Ogunquit, Gunther Schulz, 8/21/90

Note: If you know of a verifiable fish or game record larger than those listed here, or for a species not listed here, please send the information to: Harry Vanderweide, The Maine Sportsman, PO Box 351, Augusta, Maine 04332 Email:

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