Massachusetts Freshwater Catch & Keep Records

Anglers who believe they have broken a state record must present their fish in its entirety (whole) to qualified fisheries personnel at MassWildlife Field Headquarters in Westborough or at any of the five MassWildlife District offices.

SpeciesLbs.Oz.LengthWaterAnglerYear
American Shad11432Connecticut RiverBob Thibodo1986
Bowfin71426Taunton RiverTauri Adamczyk2017
Broodstock Salmon221536Mattawa Lake, OrangeDonald Savoy1997
Brook Trout10023Ashfield Lake, AshfieldPeter Harand2008
Brown Trout191031Wachusett ReservoirDana Deblois1966
Bullhead6423Forest Lake, MethuenRoger Aziz, Jr.2008
Carp46542Quinsigamond Lake, ShrewsburyShane Felch2012
Chain Pickerel95NALaurel Lake, LeeMrs. James Martin1954
Channel Catfish26835Ashfield Lake, AshfieldDana Dodge1989
Crappie410NAJake's Pond, PlymouthJames Crowley1980
Lake Trout25733Quabbin ReservoirWilliam Roy2016
Landlocked Salmon10229Wachusett ReservoirRichard Gagne1985
Largemouth Bass15828Sampson Pond, CarverWalter Bolonis1975
Northern Pike35047Quacumquasit Pond, BrookfieldDon Greenwood, Jr.1988
Rainbow Trout131328Wachusett ReservoirJeffrey Greco1999
Smallmouth Bass8222Wachusett ReservoirBarbara Sasen1991
Sunfish2112South Athol Pond, AtholHeather Bulger1982
Tiger Muskellunge27046Pontoosuc Lake, PittsfieldJames Lambert2001
Tiger Trout9726Peter's Pond, SandwichMichael Shelton2004
Walleye11030Quabbin ReservoirRobert Methot1973
White Catfish9326Baddacook Pond, GrotonMichael Payne1987
White Perch3818Wachusett ReservoirVal Percuoco2016
Yellow Perch21217South Watuppa Pond, Fall RiverJames O'Conner1979

 

Massachusetts Freshwater Catch & Release Records

Be sure to follow the rules for measuring and photographing your fish to be eligible.

SpeciesLengthWaterAnglerYear
American Shad25.00Connecticut River, HolyokeMark Mohan, Jr.2015
Bowfin28.00Connecticut River, EasthamptonReinaldo Bonilla2015
Brook Trout18.25Swift River, WareBrian McQuillan2016
Brown Trout28.00Onota Lake, PittsfieldJohn Lander2016
Bullhead20.25Lower Artichoke Reservoir, NewburyRoger Aziz, Jr.2016
Carp41.00Connecticut River, ChicopeeDean Brookes2015
Chain Pickerel28.00Pleasant Pond, WenhamJustin Mazzotta2016
Channel Catfish31.00Connecticut River, HatfieldRichard Banasieski2016
Crappie16.50Indian Lake, WorcesterColin Duarte2016
Crappie16.50Connecticut River, GreenfieldJeff Magnon2016
Lake Trout31.00Quabbin ReservoirRichard Steinbock2016
Landlocked Salmon26.50Wachusett Reservoir, West BoylstonMichael Nee2016
Largemouth Bass24.00White Island Pond, PlymouthNicholas Christmas2016
Northern Pike43.00Onota Lake, PittsfieldJeffrey Klammer2015
Rainbow Trout24.00Long Pond, PlymouthMark Mohan, Jr.2016
Smallmouth Bass22.50Wachusett Reservoir, West BoylstonMichael Nee2015
Smallmouth Bass22.50Wachusett Reservoir, West BoylstonMarc Mahoney2016
Sunfish12.00Quabbin ReservoirMatthew Menard2016
Tiger Muskellunge    
Tiger Trout22.00Long Pond, PlymouthFrank Goncalves2015
Walleye27.75Connecticut River, GillJeffrey Lapinski2016
White Catfish26.50Connecticut River, Turners FallsBenjamin Halkett2015
White Perch16.50Wachusett Reservoir, West BoylstonVinny Percuoco2016
Yellow Perch16.50Coonamessett Pond, FalmouthPeter Brundrett2015
Yellow Perch16.50Long Pond, PlymouthMark Mohan, Jr.2016