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 9 15 Asnacomet (Comet) Pond Hubbardston
Bullhead 4 12 Rock Pond Georgetown
Carp        
Chain Pickerel 6 9 Fresh Pond Plymouth
Channel Catfish 6 0 Connecticut River Montague
Crappie 2 12 Wachusett Reservoir West Boylston
Lake Trout        
Landlocked Salmon        
Largemouth Bass 8 10 Singletary Pond Sutton
Northern Pike 18 14 Holland Pond Holland
Rainbow Trout 4 0 Laurel Lake Lee
Shad        
Smallmouth Bass 4 13 Onota Lake Pittsfield
Sunfish        
Tiger Muskellunge        
Tiger Trout 3 5 Peters Pond Sandwich
Walleye 7 0 Connecticut River Montague
White Catfish        
White Perch 2 1 Pilgrim Lake Orleans
Yellow Perch 1 14 Demond Pond Rutland

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

Updated May 13, 2022

 

Youth Catch & Keep Sportfishing Awards leaders

 
Species Lbs. Oz. Waterbody Town
Bowfin        
Brook Trout 2 10 Stockbridge Bowl Stockbridge
Brown Trout 2 10 Laurel Lake Lee
Bullhead 2 0 Plainfield Pond Plainfield
Carp 20 7 Charles River Cambridge
Chain Pickerel 4 12 Walkers Pond Harwich
Channel Catfish        
Crappie 2 4 Norwich Pond Huntington
Crappie 2 4 Quabbin Reservoir Hardwick
Lake Trout        
Landlocked Salmon        
Largemouth Bass 4 13 Center Pond Becket
Largemouth Bass 4 13 Pontoosuc Lake Lanesborough
Northern Pike        
Rainbow Trout 3 5 Stockbridge Bowl Stockbridge
Shad        
Smallmouth Bass        
Sunfish        
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 May 13, 2022

 

Catch & Release Sportfishing Awards Leaders

 
Species Length Waterbody Town
Bowfin 28" Oxbow Pond Northampton
Brook Trout 18.50" Webster Lake Webster
Brook Trout 18.50" Quacumquasit Pond Brookfield
Brown Trout 25" Onota Lake Pittsfield
Bullhead 20.25" Millvale Reservoir Haverhill
Carp 40" Connecticut River Northampton
Chain Pickerel 27.75" Oxbow Pond Northampton
Channel Catfish 29" Channel Catfish Merrimack River
Crappie 16.75" Webster Lake Webster
Lake Trout 30.50" Wachusett Reservoir West Boylston
Landlocked Salmon 25.50" Wachusett Reservoir West Boylston
Largemouth Bass 23.75" Mattawa Lake Orange
Northern Pike 44" Onota Lake Pittsfield
Rainbow Trout 22" Wachusett Reservoir West Boylston
Shad 22" Connecticut River Holyoke
Smallmouth Bass 22.50" Wachusett Reservoir Boylston
Sunfish 11" Sudbury Reservoir Southborough
Tiger Muskellunge      
Tiger Trout 18.50" Quacumquasit Pond Brookfield
Walleye 29.50" Connecticut River Holyoke
White Catfish 20.50" Charles River Cambridge
White Perch 14.50" Webster Lake Webster
White Perch 14.50" Merrimack River Lawrence
Yellow Perch 16" Denison Lake Winchendon

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

Updated May 13, 2022

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