Sportfishing awards current leaders

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

Adult Catch & Keep Sportfishing Awards leaders

 
Species Lbs. Oz. Waterbody Town
Bowfin

 

     
Brook Trout 3 5 Goose Pond Lee
Brown Trout 10 0 Long Pond Plymouth
Bullhead 4 12 Rock Pond Georgetown
Carp        
Chain Pickerel 6 9 Fresh Pond Plymouth
Channel Catfish 10 9 Connecticut River Hatfield
Crappie 2 12 Wachusett Reservoir West Boylston
Lake Trout 10 0 Quabbin Reservoir Belchertown
Landlocked Salmon 4 4 Quabbin Reservoir New Salem
Largemouth Bass 8 10 Singletary Pond Sutton
Northern Pike 18 14 Holland Pond Holland
Rainbow Trout 4 1 Quacumquasit Pond Brookfield
Rainbow Trout 4 1 Quinsigamond Lake Worcester
Rainbow Trout 4 1 Wachusett Reservoir Boylston
Shad        
Smallmouth Bass 4 15 Quabbin Reservoir Belchertown
Sunfish 1 3 Jenkins Pond Falmouth
Tiger Muskellunge        
Tiger Trout 3 5 Peters Pond Sandwich
Walleye 7 0 Connecticut River Montague
White Catfish 4 11 Jenkins Pond Falmouth
White Perch 2 3 Wachusett Reservoir Boylston
Yellow Perch 1 14 Demond Pond Rutland

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

Updated August 18, 2022

 

Youth Catch & Keep Sportfishing Awards leaders

 
Species Lbs. Oz. Waterbody Town
Bowfin        
Brook Trout 2 12 Quinsigamond Lake Worcester
Brown Trout 3 2 Stockbridge Bowl Stockbridge
Bullhead 2 0 Plainfield Pond Plainfield
Carp 23 4 Cedar Pond Sturbridge
Chain Pickerel 4 12 Walkers Pond Harwich
Channel Catfish 11 15 Connecticut River Northfield
Crappie 2 4 Norwich Pond Huntington
Crappie 2 4 Quabbin Reservoir Hardwick
Lake Trout        
Landlocked Salmon 4 0 Quabbin Reservoir New Salem
Largemouth Bass 6 6 Dawson Pond Holden
Northern Pike        
Rainbow Trout 3 5 Stockbridge Bowl Stockbridge
Shad 3 7 Merrimack River Lawrence
Smallmouth Bass 3 12 Onota Lake Pittsfield
Sunfish   13 Jenkins Pond Falmouth
Tiger Muskellunge        
Tiger Trout 1 9 Stockbridge Bowl Stockbridge
Walleye 5 0 Connecticut River Chicopee
White Catfish 4 11 Charles River Cambridge
White Perch 1 4 Pontoosuc Lake Lanesborough
Yellow Perch 1 12 Robbins Pond East Bridgewater

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

Updated August 18, 2022

 

Catch & Release Sportfishing Awards Leaders

 
Species Length Waterbody Town
Bowfin 32" Connecticut River Easthampton
Brook Trout 18.50" Webster Lake Webster
Brook Trout 18.50" Quacumquasit Pond Brookfield
Brown Trout 31" Swift River Belchertown
Bullhead 20.25" Millvale Reservoir Haverhill
Carp 40.75" Connecticut River Northampton
Chain Pickerel 28" Billington Sea Plymouth
Channel Catfish 33.50" Connecticut River Montague
Crappie 16.75" Webster Lake Webster
Lake Trout 30.50" Wachusett Reservoir West Boylston
Landlocked Salmon 25.50" Wachusett Reservoir West Boylston
Landlocked Salmon 25.50" Quabbin Reservoir New Salem
Largemouth Bass 25" Forge Pond Granby
Northern Pike 44" Onota Lake Pittsfield
Rainbow Trout 22.75" Wachusett Reservoir Sterling
Shad 24.75" Merrimack River Andover
Smallmouth Bass 22.50" Wachusett Reservoir Boylston
Sunfish 11.50" Springfield Reservoir Ludlow
Tiger Muskellunge      
Tiger Trout 19.25" Asnacomet (Comet) Pond Hubbardston
Walleye 29.50" Connecticut River Holyoke
White Catfish 21.75" Charles River Cambridge
White Perch 18" Wachusett Reservoir Boylston
Yellow Perch 16" Denison Lake Winchendon

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

Updated August 18, 2022

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