Water Body Records for Fairfield

Updated July 1, 2014

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Weight Records

This page ranks weight records caught by rod & reel, fly rod and bow fishing. All-Tackle rankings are displayed on a separate page.

All-Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Hybrid Striped 6.79 24.00 Apr 11, 2002 Ernest Barker  
Bass, Largemouth 13.01 24.25 Jan 22, 1987 Darrell Gadberry  
Bluegill 1.90 11.25 Jun 19, 2009 Donald Ellis Jr cricket 
Catfish, Blue 47.05 43.13 May 15, 2008 Jackie Kennedy Berkley Gulp 
Catfish, Channel 14.12 32.00 May 2, 1978 Donald Swaim  
Catfish, Flathead 46.95 42.63 Mar 10, 2009 Mike Brown  
Crappie, Black 2.02 15.25 Mar 18, 2002 Billy Autery Fly Rod, clouser minnow 
Crappie, White 1.12 14.00 Mar 15, 1992 Cynthia Ellis  
Drum, Red 36.83 44.00 May 22, 2001 Billy Tyus  
Gar, Alligator 8.10 34.88 Apr 27, 2008 Janice Arnsdorff  
Sunfish, Hybrid 0.71 9.00 Jun 3, 1999 Billy Autery Fly Rod, Betts Fancy Popper 
Sunfish, Redear 1.40 11.00 May 2, 2010 Anthony Ashley Blue fox lure 
Tilapia, Blue 4.42 18.00 Mar 4, 1994 Rick Rivard  
Tilapia, Unclassified 2.05 14.00 Sep 15, 2005 Todd Love cricket 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 4.34 20.00 Jun 1, 1999 Billy Autery Betts Fancy Popper 
Catfish, Channel 11.25 28.50 Jan 5, 2001 Billy Autery clouser 
Crappie, Black 2.02 15.25 Mar 18, 2002 Billy Autery clouser minnow 
Drum, Red 3.47 22.00 Sep 2, 2007 Parker Majors carrot top 
Sunfish, Hybrid 0.71 9.00 Jun 3, 1999 Billy Autery Betts Fancy Popper 
Tilapia, Blue 4.00 16.75 Mar 12, 2001 Billy Autery black stone fly 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Bluegill 0.97 9.75 Jul 12, 2006 Cody Bolig
Buffalo, Smallmouth 28.00 29.00 Jun 9, 2006 Craig John
Carp, Grass 44.50 40.00 Aug 25, 1995 Ronald Nix
Gar, Alligator 5.30 29.75 Jun 6, 2010 Paul Cobb
Gar, Longnose 32.70 58.00 Jun 12, 2009 Hunter Kelsey
Gar, Shortnose 5.62 29.90 Jul 30, 2011 Jordan Mims
Gar, Spotted 20.40 50.38 May 16, 2008 Tracy Thompson
Tilapia, Blue 3.13 16.00 Feb 17, 2012 Michael Carroll
Tilapia, Unclassified 5.88 21.00 Jul 3, 2000 Waylon Williams

Note: Bow fishing for blue, channel and flathead catfish was legal only from September 1, 2006 to August 31, 2008. Applications for bow fishing records can no longer be accepted for these species.

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bluegill 0.65 9.50 Jun 7, 2003 Mike Stamper worm 
Catfish, Blue 26.37 38.50 Aug 16, 2003 Dallas Taylor tilapia 
Catfish, Channel 8.90 25.75 Mar 20, 2009 Ryan Slatter shad 
Catfish, Flathead 25.45 36.00 Aug 16, 2008 Aly Graves dead shrimp 
Drum, Red 23.60 41.00 Jul 18, 2009 Miranda Cauthen DD 22 Crankbait 
Sunfish, Redear 1.40 11.00 May 2, 2010 Anthony Ashley Blue fox lure 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Gar, Longnose 32.70 58.00 Jun 12, 2009 Hunter Kelsey
Gar, Shortnose 5.62 29.90 Jul 30, 2011 Jordan Mims
Tilapia, Blue 2.60 17.25 Jul 30, 2011 Jordan Mims

Catch and Release Records (by length)

All Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bluegill 10.75 May 12, 2010 Paul Birinyi cricket 

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