Water Body Records for Waco

Updated April 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 8.20 25.00 Mar 1, 2014 Philip Warren white crankbait 
Bass, Largemouth 13.87 25.50 Mar 9, 2008 Ricky Culverhouse  
Bass, Spotted 2.56 16.75 Mar 15, 2006 Tyler Ellis jerk bait 
Bass, Striped 19.60 35.82 May 25, 1993 Archie Brown  
Bass, White 2.20 17.00 Mar 23, 2010 Franklin Potts  
Bluegill 1.20 10.00 Apr 19, 1998 Jonathan Thurman  
Buffalo, Smallmouth 22.10 34.00 Jul 24, 2007 Jared Diedrich secret dough bait 
Carp, Common 14.00 29.75 Aug 6, 2005 Richard Lucien  
Catfish, Blue 47.63 45.50 Feb 13, 2011 Scott Stepp shad 
Catfish, Channel 7.38 25.25 Nov 27, 2006 John Pederson home-made punch bait 
Catfish, Flathead 59.50 45.50 May 12, 2003 Richard Parrett  
Crappie, White 2.90 15.50 Apr 22, 1998 Paul Horn  
Drum, Freshwater 4.75 20.50 Apr 19, 2013 Ed Rogers crappie jig 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, White 0.54 10.25 Apr 28, 2005 Robert Maindelle shad imitator 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Buffalo, Smallmouth 23.88 26.50 Apr 12, 2009 Josh Dollahite
Carp, Common 15.63 31.00 Jun 16, 2010 Joshua Sears
Carp, Grass 70.12 49.50 Jul 1, 2010 Joshua Sears
Drum, Freshwater 5.80 23.00 Jun 20, 2010 Lester Carter
Gar, Longnose 27.00 58.00 Mar 20, 1995 David Carter
Gar, Spotted 10.20 36.50 Mar 15, 2010 Joshua Sears
Redhorse, Gray 3.00 19.50 Jul 26, 2010 Joshua Sears
Shad, Gizzard 0.50 11.00 Jun 14, 2009 Joshua Sears

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
Bass, Hybrid Striped 3.38 20.50 Jul 5, 2012 Erik Tate Emerson spoon 
Bass, Largemouth 8.60 24.00 Jun 21, 2010 Colten Niemeier zoom speed crawl 
Bass, Spotted 2.56 16.75 Mar 15, 2006 Tyler Ellis jerk bait 
Bass, White 2.00 16.50 Mar 11, 2012 Grant Anderson minnow 
Bluegill 1.04 8.13 Apr 21, 2008 Austin Albrecht live worm 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 22.10 34.00 Jul 24, 2007 Jared Diedrich secret dough bait 
Catfish, Blue 40.00 42.00 Dec 27, 2009 Cole Reat shad 
Crappie, White 1.75 15.75 Jul 15, 2012 Daniel J. Shrode live minnow 

Catch and Release Records (by length)

All Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 24.00 Jun 21, 2010 Colten Niemeier zoom speed crawl 
Catfish, Blue 43.50 Dec 27, 2013 Richard J. Maldonado cur buffalo 
Crappie, White 15.50 May 23, 2010 Emily Bennett tube jig 

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 24.00 Jun 21, 2010 Colten Niemeier zoom speed crawl 
Catfish, Blue 42.00 Dec 27, 2009 Cole Reat shad 
Crappie, White 15.50 May 23, 2010 Emily Bennett tube jig 

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