Sportfishing awards current leaders

The tables below list the biggest fish caught in each category of the Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program.

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Adult Catch & Keep Sportfishing Awards leaders

SpeciesLbs.Oz.WaterbodyTown
Bowfin    
Brook Trout47Browning PondSpencer
Brown Trout116Mattawa LakeOrange
Bullhead412Artichoke RiverWest Newbury
Carp269Quinebaug RiverSturbridge
Chain Pickerel63Stockbridge BowlStockbridge
Channel Catfish    
Crappie210Wachusett ReservoirWest Boylston
Crappie210Quacumquasit ondBrookfield
Fallfish22Millers RiverMontague
Lake Trout155Wachusett ReservoirBoylston
Landlocked Salmon50Quabbin ReservoirNew Salem
Largemouth Bass79Snipatuit PondLakeville
Northern Pike164Lower Highland LakeGoshen
Rainbow Trout64Quacumquasit PondBrookfield
Shad    
Smallmouth Bass513Quabbin ReservoirBelchertown
Sunfish    
Tiger Muskellunge    
Tiger Trout42Sheep PondBrewster
Walleye    
White Catfish48Charles RiverCambridge
White Perch    
White Sucker312Millers RiverErving
Yellow Perch112Onota LakePittsfield
Yellow Perch112Long PondRutland
     

*Includes Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Redbreast Sunfish, Green Sunfish, and Rock Bass

Updated June 15, 2024

Youth Catch & Keep Sportfishing Awards leaders

SpeciesLbs.Oz.WaterbodyTown
Bowfin50Onota LakePittsfield
Brook Trout113Laurel LakeLee
Brown Trout82Mattawa LakeOrange
Bullhead    
Carp    
Chain Pickerel40Queen LakePhillipston
Channel Catfish73Connecticut RiverHadley
Crappie19Coonamessett RiverFalmouth
Fallfish110Connecticut RiverNorthfield
Lake Trout    
Landlocked Salmon    
Largemouth Bass412Asnacomet (Comet) PondHubbardston
Northern Pike150Connecticut RiverNorthampton
Rainbow Trout72Mattawa LakeOrange
Shad315Connecticut RiverHolyoke
Smallmouth Bass314Wachusett ReservoirWest Boylston
Sunfish12Connecticut RiverGill
Tiger Muskellunge    
Tiger Trout115Goose PondTyringham
Walleye35Connecticut RiverMontague
White Catfish33Connecticut RiverSpringfield
White Perch16Pontoosuc LakeLanesborough
White Sucker310Connecticut RiverMontague
Yellow Perch16Wampanoag LakeAshburnham

*Includes Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Redbreast Sunfish, Green Sunfish, and Rock Bass

Updated June 15, 2024

Adult Catch & Release Sportfishing Awards Leaders

SpeciesLengthWaterbodyTown
Bowfin26.25"Nashawannuck PondEasthampton
Brook Trout19"Fivemile PondSpringfield
Brook Trout19"Asnacomet (Comet) PondHubbardston
Brook Trout19"Walden PondConcord
Brown Trout29.50"Wachusett ReservoirWest Boylston
Bullhead20.75"Artichoke RiverWest Newbury
Carp38.50"Connecticut RiverMontague
Chain Pickerel29.25"Bog PondCarver
Channel Catfish29"Merrimack RiverMethuen
Crappie16.25"Indian LakeWorcester
Crappie16.25"Merrimack RiverMethuen
Fallfish17.50"Millers RiverMontague
Lake Trout39"Wachusett ReservoirBoylston
Landlocked Salmon24.50"Quabbin ReservoirBelchertown
Largemouth Bass25"Connecticut RiverChicopee
Northern Pike42.50"Onota LakePittsfield
Rainbow Trout24.25"Swift RiverBelchertown
Shad22.75"Connecticut RiverHolyoke
Shad22.75"Merrimack RiverNorth Andover
Smallmouth Bass22.50"Little PondPlymouth
Sunfish11.50"Nippenicket LakeBridgewater
Tiger Muskellunge   
Tiger Trout19"Asnacomet (Comet) PondHubbardston
Tiger Trout19"Sheep PondBrewster
Walleye27"Connecticut RiverHolyoke
White Catfish22"Charles RiverWaltham
White Perch16"Robbins PondEast Bridgewater
White Sucker23"Millers RiverMontague
White Sucker23"Swift RiverBelchertown
Yellow Perch15.25"Indian LakeWorcester

*Includes Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Redbreast Sunfish, Green Sunfish, and Rock Bass

Updated June 15, 2024

Youth Catch & Release Sportfishing Awards Leaders

SpeciesLengthWaterbodyTown
Bowfin25.50"Onota LakePittsfield
Brook Trout20"Whiting's PondNorth Attleboro
Brown Trout26"Mattawa LakeOrange
Bullhead13.50"Wickaboag PondWest Brookfield
Bullhead13.50"Quaboag PondEast Brookfield
Carp39.25"Connecticut RiverEasthampton
Chain Pickerel26"Devol PondWestport
Chain Pickerel26"Stockbridge BowlStockbridge
Channel Catfish28.25"Connecticut RiverNorthfield
Crappie17.50"Monomonac LakeWinchendon
Fallfish19"Connecticut RiverNorthfield
Lake Trout37"Quabbin ReservoirPelham
Landlocked Salmon23.25Quabbin ReservoirNew Salem
Largemouth Bass22"Santuit PondMashpee
Northern Pike32"Merrimack RiverLawrence
Rainbow Trout18"Mares PondFalmouth
Shad22.25"Connecticut RiverHolyoke
Smallmouth Bass20.50"Connecticut RiverErving
Sunfish12.75"Plunkett ReservoirHinsdale
Tiger Muskellunge   
Tiger Trout17"Quacumquasit PondBrookfield
Walleye25.25"Connecticut RiverHatfield
White Catfish21.25"Charles RiverCambridge
White Perch14"Connecticut RiverNorthampton
White Sucker21"Millers RiverErving
Yellow Perch14"Connecticut RiverGill

*Includes Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Redbreast Sunfish, Green Sunfish, and Rock Bass

Updated June 15, 2024

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