The tables below list the current biggest fish caught in the Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program . Separate tables for adults and youths will be updated regularly.

Record Breaking Catch? 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 West Boylston or at any of the five MassWildlife District offices .

Winners of the Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program will be honored annually at the award ceremony.

Adult Sportfishing Awards Leaders

Species

Lbs.

Oz.

Water

Town

Bass, Largemouth

9

12

Dark Brook Reservoir

Auburn

Bass, Smallmouth

5

6

Quabbin Reservoir

NA

Bullhead

4

4

Indian Hill Reservoir

West Newbury

Carp

41

10

Connecticut River

Northampton

Catfish, Channel

18

13

Hayden Pond

Dudley

Catfish, White

4

13

Mashpee-Wakeby Pond

Mashpee

Crappie

2

8

Indian Lake

Worcester

Perch, White

2

8

Wachusett Reservoir

West Boylston

Perch, Yellow

2

9

Wachusett Reservoir

West Boylston

Pickerel, Chain

7

10

Loon Pond

Springfield

Northern Pike

23

8

Wequaquet Lake

Barnstable

Salmon (broodstock)

    

Salmon (landlocked)

6

0

Wachusett Reservoir

West Boylston

American Shad

5

10

Merrimack  River

Lawrence

Sunfish

1

5

Middle Pond

Barnstable

Sunfish

1

5

Quabbin Reservoir

NA

Trout, Brook

4

2

Hamblin Pond

Barnstable

Trout, Brown

7

6

Quacumquasit Lake

Brookfield

Trout, Lake

21

0

Quabbin  Reservoir

NA

Trout, Rainbow

6

13

Sluice Pond

Lynn

Trout, Tiger

3

3

Mare’s Pond

Falmouth

Tiger Muskellunge

12

9

Quinsigamond Lake

Shrewsbury

Walleye

7

8

Connecticut River

Turners Falls

Youth Sportfishing Awards Leaders

Species

Lbs.

Oz.

Water

Town

Bass, Largemouth

7

10

Great  Pond

Eastham

Bass, Smallmouth

4

11

Sheep Pond

Brewster

Bullhead

2

3

Sheep Pond

Brewster

Carp

27

8

Housatonic River

Lee

Catfish, Channel

7

9

Connecticut River

Chicopee

Catfish, White

2

2

Jenkins Pond

Falmouth

Crappie

2

13

Webster Lake

Webster

Perch, White

2

9

Wachusett Reservoir

West Boylston

Perch, Yellow

1

14

Fort Pond

Lancaster

Pickerel, Chain

5

11

Stiles Pond

Boxford

Northern Pike

27

2

Onota Lake

Pittsfield

Salmon (broodstock)

    

Salmon (landlocked)

3

14

Quabbin Reservoir

NA

American Shad

5

0

Merrimack  River

Lawrence

Sunfish

1

5

Coonamesett River Reservoir

Falmouth

Trout, Brook

2

15

Quacumquasit Pond

Brookfield

Trout, Brown

4

12

Quacumquasit Pond

Brookfield

Trout, Lake

7

12

Wachusett Reservoir

West Boylston

Trout, Rainbow

3

6

Quabbin Reservoir

NA

Trout, Tiger

2

3

Comet Pond

Hubbardston

Tiger Muskellunge

13

8

Pontoosuc Lake

Pittsfield

Walleye

3

5

Connecticut River

Turners Falls