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Rhode Island Sportfishing Records 2022 - Freshwater

Species Records:

Atlantic Salmon (Domestic, stocked - landlocked)

  • Weight: 21 lbs. 9 oz.
  • Length: 41 in.
  • Date: 01/2004
  • Location: Barber Pond
  • Angler: R. Maldonis - Arlington, MA

Black Crappie

  • Weight: 3 lbs.
  • Length: 15 in.
  • Date: 07/1976
  • Location: Watchaug Pond
  • Angler: R. Sevegny - Pawtucket, RI

Bluegill

  • Weight: 2 lbs. 1 oz.
  • Length: 12 in.
  • Date: 08/1987
  • Location: C. Rizzo - Pascoag, RI

Brown Bullhead

  • Weight: 4 lbs. 9.44 oz.
  • Length: 18.5 in.
  • Date: 08/1998
  • Location: H. Laramee - Cumberland, RI

Carp

  • Weight: 32 lbs. 8 oz.
  • Length: 37 in.
  • Date: 06/2001
  • Location: Tiogue Lake
  • Angler: S. Wasilewski - Hope Valley, RI

Chain Pickerel

  • Weight: 6 lbs. 14 oz.
  • Length: 27.75 in.
  • Date: 08/2005
  • Location: Beach Pond
  • Angler: T. Egan - Hope Valley, RI

Largemouth Bass

  • Weight: 11 lbs. 3.2 oz.
  • Length: 25 in.
  • Date: 04/2016
  • Location: Johnson’s Pond
  • Angler: B. Migliore - Sterling, CT

Northern Pike

  • Weight: 35 lbs.
  • Length: 47.5 in.
  • Date: 10/1987
  • Location: Hundred Acre
  • Angler: D. LaRose - Coventry, RI

Pumpkinseed

  • Weight: 13.6 oz.
  • Length: 10.5 in.
  • Date: 08/2020
  • Location: Block Island
  • Angler: J. Agosta - Rye, NY

Smallmouth Bass

  • Weight: 5 lbs. 15 oz.
  • Length: 22.5 in.
  • Date: 09/1977
  • Location: Wash Pond
  • Angler: B. Ferris - Wakefield, RI

Trout: Brook Trout

  • Weight: 3 lbs. 12 oz.
  • Length: 21 in.
  • Date: 10/1984
  • Location: Wyoming Pond
  • Angler: R. Boucher, Jr. - Warwick, RI

Trout: Brown Trout

  • Weight: 7 lbs. 9 oz.
  • Length: 26 in.
  • Date: 04/2000
  • Location: Wallum Lake
  • Angler: R. Groleau - Blackstone, MA

Trout: Golden Rainbow Trout

  • Weight: 12 lbs. 9.12 oz.
  • Length: 29.75 in.
  • Date: 04/2019
  • Location: Olney Pond
  • Angler: J. Lopez, Jr. - Central Falls, RI

Trout: Rainbow Trout

  • Weight: 12 lbs. 9.12 oz.
  • Length: 29.75 in.
  • Date: 12/2020
  • Location: Barber Pond
  • Angler: J. Rogers - North Kingstown, RI

White Catfish

  • Weight: 16 lbs. 12 oz.
  • Length: 33 in.
  • Date: 08/1994
  • Location: Tiogue Lake
  • Angler: L. Angell - Coventry, RI

White Perch

  • Weight: 2 lbs 7.28 oz.
  • Length: 16.25 in.
  • Date: 11/2018
  • Location: Narrow River
  • Angler: P. Warner - Narragansett, RI

Yellow Perch

  • Weight: 2 lbs. 4 oz.
  • Length: 13.5 in
  • Date: 02/1987
  • Location: Pascoag Reservoir
  • Angler: D. LaRochelle - Glendale, RI

Rhode Island Sportfishing Records 2022 - Saltwater

Species Records:

American Shad (Closed)

  • Weight: 6 lbs. 8 oz.
  • Length: 25 in.
  • Date: 04/1985
  • Location: Runnins River
  • Angler: W. Socha - Warren, RI

Atlantic Mackerel

  • Weight: 1 lb. 1.6 oz.
  • Length: 14 in.
  • Date: 11/1981
  • Location: -
  • Angler: T. Rovinelli - Providence, RI

Blue Shark

  • Weight: 431 lbs.
  • Length: -
  • Date: 11/2006
  • Location: Cox Ledge
  • Angler: G. Gross - Fairfield, NJ

Bluefin Tuna

  • Weight: 1142 lbs. 12 oz.
  • Length: -
  • Date: 09/1971
  • Location: Block Island
  • Angler: J. Dempsey

Bluefish

  • Weight: 26 lbs.
  • Length: -
  • Date: 08/1981
  • Location: -
  • Angler: D. Deziel - Woonsocket, RI

Bonito

  • Weight: 13 lbs.
  • Length: -
  • Date: 10/1995
  • Location: Westerly
  • Angler: R. Gliottone - Exeter, RI

Chub Mackerel

  • Weight: 1.52 lbs.
  • Length: 14.75 in.
  • Date: 07/2022
  • Location: Point Judith
  • Angler: A. Bierly - Catawissa, PA

Cod

  • Weight: 71 lbs.
  • Length: -
  • Date: 06/1965
  • Location: -
  • Angler: M. Deciantis - Warwick, RI

False Albacore

  • Weight: 16.2 lbs.
  • Length: 32 in.
  • Date: 09/2022
  • Location: The Gully
  • Angler: T. Craig - Bronx, NY

Gray Triggerfish

  • Weight: 4 lbs. 8 oz.
  • Length: 22 in.
  • Date: 10/2021
  • Location: -
  • Angler: G. Castonguay - Berkley, MA

Hickory Shad

  • Weight: 2 lbs. 11 oz.
  • Length: 20 in.
  • Date: 11/1989
  • Location: Narrow River
  • Angler: M. Pickering - Lincoln, RI

King Mackerel

  • Weight: 12 lbs. 3 oz.
  • Length: 40 in.
  • Date: 08/2000
  • Location: Point Judith
  • Angler: A. Camilleri - Chester, CT

Mako Shark

  • Weight: 718 lbs.
  • Length: 12 ft. 6 in.
  • Date: 06/1993
  • Location: S. Block Island
  • Angler: W. Alessi - Boston, MA

Pollock

  • Weight: 28 lbs. 8 oz.
  • Length: -
  • Date: 05/1995
  • Location: -
  • Angler: A. Jacobs - Lincoln, RI

Scup

  • Weight: 5 lbs.
  • Length: 20.25 in.
  • Date: 10/1990
  • Location: -
  • Angler: J. Yurwitz - Block Island, RI

Sea Bass

  • Weight: 8 lbs. 7.25 oz.
  • Length: 26 in.
  • Date: 10/1981
  • Location: Block Island
  • Angler: K. McDuffie - Pascoag, RI

Squeteague

  • Weight: 16 lbs. 8.72 oz.
  • Length: 36 in.
  • Date: 05/2007
  • Location: Greenwich Bay
  • Angler: R. Moeller - N. Kingstown, RI

Striped Bass

  • Weight: 77 lbs. 6.4 oz.
  • Length: 52 in.
  • Date: 06/2011
  • Location: Block Island
  • Angler: P. Vican - E. Greenwich, RI

Summer Flounder

  • Weight: 17 lbs. 8 oz.
  • Length: -
  • Date: 1962
  • Location: Narrow River
  • Angler: G. Farmer - Warwick, RI

Swordfish

  • Weight: 588 lbs.
  • Length: -
  • Date: 08/2018
  • Location: Atlantic
  • Angler: L. Banfield - Saunderstown, RI

Tautog

  • Weight: 21 lbs. 9 oz.
  • Length: 33 in.
  • Date: 11/2021
  • Location: Newport
  • Angler: P. Newman - New Milford, NJ

Tiger Shark

  • Weight: 597 lbs.
  • Length: 11 ft. 6 in.
  • Date: 07/1990
  • Location: S. Block Island
  • Angler: M.P. Strout - Auburn, MA

White Marlin

  • Weight: 125 lbs.
  • Length: 8 ft. 0.5 in.
  • Date: 08/1987
  • Location: S. Block Island
  • Angler: J. Luty, Sr. - Preston, CT

Winter Flounder

  • Weight: 6 lbs. 7 oz.
  • Length: 23 in.
  • Date: 08/1990
  • Location: Galilee
  • Angler: A. Pearson - Cranston, RI

Yellowfin Tuna

  • Weight: 265 lbs.
  • Length: 6 ft.
  • Date: 10/1997
  • Location: The Dip
  • Angler: R. Hughes - Arlington, MA
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