Massachusetts Saltwater Game Fish Records as of 8/30/12

SpeciesWeightLocationDateAngler
Albacore65 lbsCanyon8/23/03Tommy Good
Bigeye Tuna231 lbs Sept 2010Randy Prada
Black Sea Bass8 lbs 15 ozBuzzards BayMay 2007Aaron Costa
Bluefish27 lbs 4 ozGraves Light9/11/82Louis Gordon
Bluefin Tuna1,228 lbsCape Cod Bay9/23/84Marlene Goldstein
Blue Marlin701 lbsFishtails7/26/92Walter Morrison
Blue Shark (NEW)458 lbs 2 ozJeffreys Ledge2011Ethan Lynch
Bonito13 lbs 8 ozNB Dike9/23/02Eddie Gomez
Cod92 lbsJeffreys Ledge7/5/87Robert Radzik
Coho Salmon18 lbs 8 ozNorth River1/21/86James Lewis
Cusk34 lbs 4 ozStellwagen Bank7/15/90Gabe Silvestrone
Dolphin61 lbs 3 ozVeatch Canyon8/8/09Ty Warren
False Albacore19 lbs 5 ozEdgartown9/27/1990Donald MacGillivray
Fluke21 lbs 8 ozNomans Island9/25/80Joseph Czapiga
Haddock20 lbsStellwagon Bank1972Don Rehnstrom
 20 lbsBoston Lightship8/3/74Joseph Gelsomini
Halibut321 lbsMass Bay7/21/65Norman Cournoyer
King Mackerel8 lbs 6 ozLucas Shoals2008Tim Broderick
Mackerel3 lbs 8 ozHampton Shoal10/9/94Steve Ostrander
Mako Shark1,324 lbsMass Bay7/27/99Kevin Scola
Pollock48 lbs 2ozCashes Ledge9/14/92Sal Mocerino
Porbeagle Shark (NEW)495 lbsOff Vineyard2011Jesse Siegal
Scup5 lbs 14 ozNoman's Island10/17/83Robert Pimental
Spanish Mackerel (NEW)8 lbsVineyard Sound2011Joe Canha
Striped Bass73 lbsQuick's Hole1913Charles Church
 73 lbsSow & Pigs1967Charles Cinto
 73 lbsNauset Beach11/3/81Anton Stetzko
Swordfish646 lbsNoman's Island1972Albert Little
Tautog22 lbs 9 ozGay Head6/29/78Michael Horsely
Thresher Shark (NEW)630 lbsOff Vineyard2011Timothy Delude
Wahoo131 lbs 5 ozAtlantis Canyon9/23/06Kenneth Abbott
Weakfish18 lbs 12 ozBuzzards Bay8/19/84George Mahoney
White Marlin131 lbsNantucket7/30/82Ted Nfatzger
Winter Flounder8 lbs 2 ozGeorges Bank7/12/96Tom Hillebrand
Wolffish55 lbs 8 ozCape Cod Bay6/19/00Andrew Glovsky
Yellowfin Tuna187 lbsNantucket8/5/90Mark Bojoukos

(NEW)= New State Record in 2011

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