2018-03-01 / Fishing & Boating

Texas State Saltwater Fish Records


These trophy drum are what bring anglers back to Port Aransas. These trophy drum are what bring anglers back to Port Aransas. Amberjack, Greater: 121 lbs.; Length 64.9; 8/20/05; Gulf of Mexico; John Stout; jig/cigar minnow

Angelfish, Blue: 2.9 lbs.; Length 14.75; 6/13/07; Gulf of Mexico; Beverly Stapleton; squid

Angelfish, French: 8.7 lbs.; Length 18.5; 9/11/94; Gulf of Mexico; Dennis Daye

Barbier, Red: 1.81 lbs.; Length 16.5; 7/8/86; Gulf of Mexico; Ricky Preddy

Barracuda, Great: 52.81 lbs.; Length 63.43; 9/4/93; Gulf of Mexico; Kim Calzada

Bass, Hybrid Striped: 8.75 lbs.; Length 25; 4/14/93; San Antonio Bay; James Potts

Bass, Longtail: 4.3 lbs.; Length 22.5; 8/2/08; Gulf of Mexico; Mike Bednar; mackerel


Now this young man has something to smile about! Now this young man has something to smile about! Bass, Striped: 28 lbs.; Length 33.5; 1/26/91; Galveston Bay; Calvin Hinderman Jr.

Beardfish: 8.9 lbs.; Length 25; 9/17/09; Gulf of Mexico; Steve Roberts; cut bait

Bigeye: 2.4 lbs.; Length 17.25; 3/20/89; Gulf of Mexico; Suzannah Creech

Bigeye, Short: 1 lbs.; Length 11; 10/16/91; Gulf of Mexico; Luis A. Gomez

Bluefish: 16.62 lbs.; Length 36.63; 1/11/87; Gulf of Mexico; Alex Koumonduros

Boarfish, Deepbody: 0.63 lbs.; Length 7.91; 8/14/09; Gulf of Mexico; John Hanson; squid

Bonefish: 3.75 lbs.; Length 23.25; 11/19/77; Gulf of Mexico; C. W. Morris


Redfish like this make for a good fight for an angler. Redfish like this make for a good fight for an angler. Bonito, Atlantic: 27 lbs.; Length 0; 7/1/69; Gulf of Mexico; Eddie Groth

Bonnethead: 24.3 lbs.; Length 50.12; 8/18/04; Gulf of Mexico; Pamela Joseph

Bream, Sea: 1.11 lbs.; Length 12.5; 11/17/96; Galveston Bay; John Edel; ling

Brotula, Bearded: 17.01 lbs.; Length 37; 7/13/12; Gulf of Mexico; Richard C. Greer; live bait

Burrfish, Striped: 1.62 lbs.; Length 12; 3/11/14; Gulf of Mexico; Trent Lake; shrimp

Carp, Grass: 8.16 lbs.; Length 26.42; 11/14/92; Galveston Bay; Andrew Anthony

Catfish, Blue: 42.78 lbs.; Length 42.5; 5/12/05; Sabine Lake; Dale Williams; cut mullet


A hefty amberjack such as this can put up a good fight to keep itself off the dinner table. A hefty amberjack such as this can put up a good fight to keep itself off the dinner table. Catfish, Channel: 1.9 lbs.; Length 16.5; 7/17/07; Galveston Bay; Ryan McKewen; night crawler

Catfish, Flathead: 50.15 lbs.; Length 42.5; 10/20/16; Sabine Lake; Dale Williams; live mullet

Catfish, Gafftopsail: 13.33 lbs.; Length 34; 12/13/81; Gulf of Mexico; Herman Koehne Jr.

Catfish, Hardhead: 4.06 lbs.; Length 23; 7/14/03; Corpus Christi Bay; Federico Garcia; sand trout

Chub, Bermuda: 8.97 lbs.; Length 23.5; 6/20/07; Gulf of Mexico; John Godfrey; squid/mix

Chub, Yellow: 8.97 lbs.; Length 24; 6/26/94; Gulf of Mexico; Christopher McSwain


Shark was the catch of the day for this north jetty angler. Shark was the catch of the day for this north jetty angler. Cobia: 108.44 lbs.; Length 71; 5/9/98; Gulf of Mexico; Michael Albanese

Coney: 4.7 lbs.; Length 21.25; 8/2/08; Gulf of Mexico; Robert Fouse

Conger, Yellow: 21 lbs.; Length 71; 6/17/96; Gulf of Mexico; Bradley Poulsen

Cottonwick: 2.3 lbs.; Length 16; 3/22/98; Gulf of Mexico; Travis McNeil

Creole-fish: 1.56 lbs.; Length 14; 3/21/04; Gulf of Mexico; Robby Gillis

Croaker, Atlantic: 5.47 lbs.; Length 29; 4/24/02; Gulf of Mexico; Paul Straw; squid

Cubbyu: 1 lbs.; Length 11.13; 4/16/87; Gulf of Mexico; Steve Qualia


Kingfish are popular targets of anglers’ hooks. Kingfish are popular targets of anglers’ hooks. Cutlassfish, Atlantic: 4.7 lbs.; Length 50; 3/31/09; Corpus Christi Bay;Travis Colley; bass assassin

Doctorfish: 1.26 lbs.; Length 11.62; 4/14/97; Gulf of Mexico; Jerry McCullin

Dogfish, Cuban: 4.63 lbs.; Length 30.5; 8/20/11; Gulf of Mexico;Trevin Eckersley; squid

Dogfish, Smooth: 26.5 lbs.; Length 50.88; 3/2/98; Gulf of Mexico; George Flores

Dogfish, Spiny: 21 lbs.; Length 50.75; 10/26/86; Gulf of Mexico; Vicki Kusey

Dolphin: 65.7 lbs.; Length 67; 6/21/08; Gulf of Mexico; Ryan Foster; moldcraft/balyhoo

Dolphin, Pompano: 4.1 lbs.; Length 25.88; 8/3/90; Gulf of Mexico;Tommy Gueldner


This snook made for some fun fishing for this angler! This snook made for some fun fishing for this angler! Driftfish, Black: 25.37 lbs.; Length 35.37; 7/10/10; Gulf of Mexico; Darrell Bezecny; squid

Drum, Black: 81 lbs.; Length 51.18; 6/19/88; Gulf of Mexico; Wally Escobar Jr.

Drum, Freshwater: 33.62 lbs.; Length 33; 2/20/95; Sabine Lake; Michael McKinney

Drum, Red: 59.5 lbs.; Length 54.25; 1/30/00; Gulf of Mexico;Artie Longron

Durgon, Black: 3.69 lbs.; Length 16.75; 12/20/17; Gulf of Mexico; Jonathan McIntyre; shrimp

Eel, Shrimp: .69 lbs.; Length 24.5; 8/3/90; Gulf of Mexico; Megan Gower

Eel, Snapper: 16.80 lbs.; Length 67; 8/28/04; Gulf of Mexico; Taylor Walker; dead mullet

Escolar: 35.6 lbs.; Length 47.25; 10/4/16; Gulf of Mexico; Chase G. Warburton; jig

Escolar, Roudi: 5.38 lbs.; Length 32; 7/22/07; Gulf of Mexico; Eric Ozolins; squid

Filefish, Scrawled: 4.66 lbs.; Length 23; 5/2/10; Gulf of Mexico; Jason Harries; squid

Filefish, Unicorn: 5 lbs.; Length 21.63; 9/25/87; Gulf of Mexico; Eugene Foreman Jr.

Flounder, Ocellated: 2.63 lbs.; Length 16.63; 12/6/01; Galveston Bay; Mark Bond; mullet

Flounder, Other: 4.3 lbs.; Length 20.75; 8/22/00; Lower Laguna Madre; Skipper Ray; Fly Rod

Flounder, Southern: 13 lbs.; Length 28; 2/18/76; Sabine Lake; Herbert Endicott

Flyingfishes, Margined: 0.79 lbs.; Length 14.5; 6/21/86; Gulf of Mexico;Adolf Schulz

Gag: 69.4 lbs.; Length 51; 10/5/03; Gulf of Mexico; Tommy Angel; Live Blue Runner

Goatfish, Spotted: 1.13 lbs.; Length 10.5; 5/18/15; Gulf of Mexico; Reuben Sherman

Gar, Alligator: 186.19 lbs.; Length 96.25; 10/14/95; Galveston Bay; Johnny Gilbert.

Graysby: 2.31 lbs.; Length 14.75; 3/2/98; Gulf of Mexico; George Flores

Grouper, Black: 124 lbs.; Length 63; 1/11/03; Gulf of Mexico; Tim Oestreich II

Grouper, Comb: 9.4 lbs.; Length 26.75; 2/17/16; Gulf of Mexico; Michael Davis; piggy perch

Grouper, Goliath: 551 lbs.; 6/29/37; Gulf of Mexico; Gus Pangarakis

Grouper, Marbled: 37.6 lbs.; Length 39; 10/22/12; Gulf of Mexico; Shawn T.Ahl; cut bait

Grouper, Misty: 5.69 lbs.; Length 22; 8/28/09; Gulf of Mexico; Mike Luchak; jig

Grouper, Red: 6.3 lbs.; Length 24; 3/18/15; Gulf of Mexico; John R. Veale; sardine

Grouper, Snowy: 49.81 lbs.; Length 43.25; 9/10/93; Gulf of Mexico; Steve Cole

Grouper, Warsaw: 302.7 lbs.; Length 75; 10/18/06; Gulf of Mexico; Raul Reyes

Grouper, Yellowedge: 34.25 lbs.; Length 41.88; 8/7/10; Gulf of Mexico; Elmer Lang III; live bait

Grouper, Yellowfin: 40.75 lbs.; Length 38.5; 11/15/95; Gulf of Mexico; Karl Loessin

Grouper, Yellowmouth: 24.5 lbs.; Length 39.75; 3/31/04; Gulf of Mexico; Diane Howe; squid

Grunt, Barred: 1.24 lbs.; Length 13.25; 7/27/04; Gulf of Mexico; Ronald Lovett

Grunt, White: 3.75 lbs.; Length 18; 7/5/97; Gulf of Mexico; Dan Schmidt

Guaguanche: 4.83 lbs.; Length 31.75; 11/25/95; Gulf of Mexico; Ewalt Schneider

Guitarfish, Atlantic: 4.44 lbs.; Length 31.5; 5/25/98; Gulf of Mexico; Byron Noles Jr.

Hake, Carolina: 1.6 lbs.; Length 16; 1/31/96; Gulf of Mexico; Tony Langston

Hake, Gulf: 6.7 lbs.; Length 28.5; 12/4/10; Gulf of Mexico; Michael Anzalone

Hake, Spotted: 1.68 lbs.; Length 18; 4/26/96; Gulf of Mexico; Leonard Maartens Jr.

Hammerhead, Great: 1,033 lbs.; Length 173.25; 7/9/17; Gulf of Mexico;Timothy W. McClellen

Hammerhead, Scalloped: 253 lbs.; Length 115; 6/5/04; Gulf of Mexico; Davey Wright; bonito

Hammerhead, Smalleye: 151 lbs.; Length 95; 10/26/86; Gulf of Mexico; Louis Kusey III

Herring, Skipjack: 3.34 lbs.; Length 26.5; 10/11/01; Gulf of Mexico; Frank Budd; Fly Rod, clouser minnow

Hind, Red: 8.96 lbs.; Length 24.25; 7/22/87; Gulf of Mexico;Adolf Schulz

Hind, Rock: 4.5 lbs.; Length 19.75; 7/29/08; Gulf of Mexico; Phillip Goza; sardine

Hind, Speckled: 43.9 lbs.; Length 39.38; 10/1/16; Gulf of Mexico; Joseph Stephenson; bonito

Hogfish, Spanish: 2.25 lbs.; Length 15.88; 3/25/00; Gulf of Mexico; Casey Cundieff

Hogfish, Spotfin: 1.07 lbs.; Length 12.5; 6/24/99; Gulf of Mexico; Jim Vuichard

Houndfish: 4.5 lbs.; Length 37.4; 11/15/13; Gulf of Mexico; Gary Long; Maguroni lure

Jack, Almaco: 50.3 lbs.; Length 49; 7/5/96; Gulf of Mexico; Billy Winkler

Jack, Black: 21.57 lbs.; Length 32; 9/21/04; Gulf of Mexico; Roy Aimone; mullet

Jack, Cottonmouth: 1.25 lbs.; Length 12.5; 7/14/84; Gulf of Mexico; Frank Fuller

Jack, Crevalle: 50.25 lbs.; Length 52.25; 6/26/76; Gulf of Mexico; Francis Lyon

Jack, Horse-eye: 32 lbs.; Length 43.13; 9/8/12; Gulf of Mexico; Terry Lee Ramsey; blue runner

Jack, Yellow: 15.98 lbs.; Length 35.75; 6/6/09; Gulf of Mexico; Greg Cummings; diamond jig

Kingfish, Gulf: 2.38 lbs.; Length 19.5; 3/18/95; Gulf of Mexico; James Mulhern

Kingfish, Southern: 3.62 lbs.; Length 22; 3/7/92; Gulf of Mexico; Gilbert Perez

Ladyfish: 5.73 lbs.; Length 28.5; 10/3/16; Gulf of Mexico; Christopher Cremeen; cut croaker

Lancetfish, Longnose: 8.2 lbs.; Length 53.75; Gulf of Mexico; Michael Davis; squid

Lizardfish, Inshore: 1.85 lbs.; Length 20; 10/20/91; Gulf of Mexico; Winnie Poff

Lizardfish, Large-scale: 1.31 lbs.; Length 16; 8/7/09; Gulf of Mexico; Richard La Bouliere; squid

Lookdown: 4.2 lbs.; Length 21; 3/31/12; Gulf of Mexico; Fayez Nahhas

Mackerel, King: 79 lbs.; Length 58.5; 8/20/06; Gulf of Mexico; Mervin Leppo; ribbon fish

Mackerel, Snake: 1.88 lbs.; Length 35.5; 6/6/07; Gulf of Mexico; Peter Letts; chrome jig

Mackerel, Spanish: 8.74 lbs.; Length 34.5; 8/15/76; Gulf of Mexico; Bobby Tarter

Mako, Longfin: 664 lbs.; Length 128.5; 5/4/86; Gulf of Mexico; Donald Ewing

Mako, Shortfin: 707.5 lbs.; Length 128; 1/27/02; Gulf of Mexico; Jeff Shindle

Margate, Black: 12.8 lbs.; Length 27; 6/24/00; Gulf of Mexico; Charles Botello; squid

Marlin, Blue: 972.7 lbs.; Length 132.25; 7/11/14; Gulf of Mexico; Richard Richardson Jr.; live bait

Marlin, White: 111.5 lbs.; Length 93; 8/5/79; Gulf of Mexico; Geo Taggart

Menhaden, Finescale: 0.98 lbs.; Length 13.63; 7/30/05; Sabine Lake; Richard Constantine Jr.; live mullet

Midshipman, Atlantic: 0.88 lbs.; Length 33.75; 12/2/99; Upper Laguna Madre; Thomas Sheehan; Fly Rod, chartreuse/white clse dp

Mojarras: 0.88 lbs.; Length 12.25; 8/1/81; Lower Laguna Madre; Natalie Woods

Moonfish, Atlantic: 1.2 lbs.; Length 14.5; 10/20/15; Gulf of Mexico; Robert Bennett; mirrodine 27

Moray, Blackedged: 3.1 lbs.; Length 39; 5/30/99; Gulf of Mexico; Ronnie Vaughn

Moray, Blacktail: 2.42 lbs.; Length 36; 3/24/98; Gulf of Mexico; George Flores

Moray, Green: 7.7 lbs.; Length 48; 8/1/98; Gulf of Mexico; George Flores

Moray, Spotted: 8.5 lbs.; Length 50; 3/5/94; Gulf of Mexico; Louis Kusey III

Mullet, Striped: 10.38 lbs.; Length 29.25; 3/13/09; Upper Laguna Madre; Scott Lindner; bass assassin

Needlefish, Atlantic: 1.25 lbs.; Length 29.75; 6/1/15; Lower Laguna Madre; Hayden Mathews; live shrimp

Needlefish, Flat: 2.75 lbs.; Length 38.94; 7/3/94; Gulf of Mexico; Robin Dunn

Oilfish: 61.38 lbs.; Length 60.75; 3/18/95; Gulf of Mexico; Keith Johnson

Palometa: 1.5 lbs.; Length 15.81; 6/12/06; Gulf of Mexico; Henry Flores Jr.; squid

Perch, Sand: 0.59 lbs.; Length 10.67; 12/31/93; Gulf of Mexico; Robert Lathrop

Permit: 1.5 lbs.; Length 14.75; 8/30/93; Gulf of Mexico; Jared Guinn

Pigfish: 1.04 lbs.; Length 12.5; 12/18/98; Galveston Bay; Scott Moss; plastic clear shrimp tail

Pinfish: 2.88 lbs.; Length 17.75; 7/1/12; Gulf of Mexico; Lucky Rabago

Pinfish, Spot tail: 1.51 lbs.; Length 12.5; 2/25/16; Gulf of Mexico; Jeff Kaiser; dead shrimp

Pomfret, Bigscale: 23.12 lbs.; Length 33.5; 7/23/17; Gulf of Mexico; Brian S. Cooper

Pompano, African: 43.1 lbs.; Length 52; 2/1/03; Gulf of Mexico; Hank Cram

Pompano, Florida: 6.41 lbs.; Length 24.63; 6/18/06; Lower Laguna Madre; Juan Carrillo III; live shrimp

Pompano, Irish: 1 lbs.; Length 12.88; 9/6/04; Gulf of Mexico; Johnny French; Fishbites Fish’n Strip®

Porgy, Jolthead: 1.62 lbs.; Length 13.63; 8/9/08; Gulf of Mexico; Derek York; squid

Porgy, Knobbed: 5.8 lbs.; Length 19.75; 2/21/00; Gulf of Mexico; Stanley Sweet

Porgy, Red: 8.18 lbs.; Length 25.23; 7/4/09; Gulf of Mexico; Johnny White; cigar minnow

Porgy, Whitebone: 4.48 lbs.; Length 18.75; 3/12/96; Gulf of Mexico; Stan Oftelie

Puddingwife: 4.29 lbs.; Length 19.5; 9/6/96; Gulf of Mexico; Adolf Schulz

Puffer, Smooth: 10.75 lbs.; Length 30; 4/8/01; Gulf of Mexico; Daniel Nassiff

Ray, Cownose: 50.5 lbs.; Length 52; 5/27/86; Gulf of Mexico; Freeman Gage Jr.

Ray, Lesser Electric: 0.88 lbs.; Length 13; 10/12/98; Gulf of Mexico; Byron Noles Jr.; cut mullet

Ray, Smooth Butterfly: 15.42 lbs.; Length 28.5; 7/3/04; Lower Laguna Madre;Tom Aubrey

Ray, Spotted Eagle: 273.5 lbs.; Length 82; 6/2/12; Galveston Bay; Jimmy Anderson; cut bait

Remora: 4 lbs.; Length 28.25; 10/29/17; Gulf of Mexico; Barry Osborn; fly rod, clouser

Rosefish, Blackbelly: 3.04 lbs.; Length 17.5; 6/22/13; Gulf of Mexico; Nicholas Pawliskowski

Runner, Blue: 9.57 lbs.; Length 28.38; 10/3/01; Gulf of Mexico; Patrick L. Lemire

Runner, Rainbow: 28.1 lbs.; Length 47.94; 4/7/04; Gulf of Mexico; Keith Banks

Sailfish: 95 lbs.; Length 97.5; 7/12/72; Gulf of Mexico; Morton Cohn

Sawfish, Largetooth: 736 lbs.; Length 0; 1/1/39; Gulf of Mexico; Gus Pangarakis

Scamp: 26.37 lbs.; Length 38; 8/10/07; Gulf of Mexico; Odis Graham Jr.; blue runner

Scorpion fish, Highfin: 1 lbs.; Length 12.25 ; 7/7/15; Gulf of Mexico;Aaron Adams; squid

Scorpion fish, Spiny cheek: 3.1 lbs.; Length 17.5; 7/2/11; Gulf of Mexico; John Shin

Scorpion fish, Spotted: 3.25 lbs.; Length 16.5; 5/5/12; Gulf of Mexico;Allen Lain Schulle; cut bait

Sea Bass, Rock: 0.5 lbs.; Length 13.63; 4/2/11; Gulf of Mexico; Kenny Flake; squid

Searobin, Bighead: 1.14 lbs.; Length 13.25; 8/5/87; Corpus Christi Bay;Wade Kilpatrick

Searobin, Blackwing: 0.58 lbs.; Length 10.75; 1/16/95; Gulf of Mexico; Robert Pope

Seatrout, Sand: 6.25 lbs.; Length 23.5; 2/26/72; Galveston Bay; Dennis Herrick

Seatrout, Silver: 6.91 lbs.; Length 24; 2/28/92; Gulf of Mexico; Gerry L.Tompkins

Seatrout, Spotted: 15.6 lbs.; Length 37.25; 5/23/02; Lower Laguna Madre; Carl Rowland; Fly Rod

Shark, Atlantic Sharpnose: 17.14 lbs.; Length 43.5; 4/5/00; Gulf of Mexico; Debra Windsor

Shark, Bigeye Sixgill: 8.36 lbs.; Length 40; 4/17/96; Gulf of Mexico; Christopher Gonzales Jr.

Shark, Blacknose: 45 lbs.; Length 57; 4/29/93; Gulf of Mexico; Charles Gillispie

Shark, Blacktip: 190 lbs.; Length 97; 5/31/03; Gulf of Mexico; Davey Wright; whole bonito

Shark, Bull: 515 lbs.; Length 108; 5/18/07; Aransas Bay; Randall Rickerson; mullet

Shark, Dusky: 530 lbs.; Length 129; 3/1/75; Gulf of Mexico; Raymond Hein

Shark, Finetooth: 160 lbs.; Length 90.35; 8/6/16; Gulf of Mexico; Jason Armstrong; dead fish

Shark, Lemon: 470 lbs.; Length 122; 8/28/87; Gulf of Mexico; Jim Blackburn

Shark, Nurse: 83.88 lbs.; Length 74; 9/10/97; Gulf of Mexico; Hans Hodell

Shark, Oceanic Whitetip: 200 lbs.; Length 95.75; 7/25/14; Gulf of Mexico; Blake Oestreich; bonito

Shark, Sandbar: 226 lbs.; Length 92; 3/21/75; Gulf of Mexico; James Wilson

Shark, Silky: 556 lbs.; Length 140; 7/23/73; Gulf of Mexico; Wolfgang Bushang

Shark, Spinner: 212.6 lbs.; Length 89.75; 4/29/00; Gulf of Mexico; Howell Kines

Shark, Thresher: 333 lbs.; Length 158.5; 5/2/02; Gulf of Mexico; Robert Robinson; bonito

Shark, Tiger: 1,129.00 lbs.; Length 162; 5/24/92; Gulf of Mexico; Chap Cain III

Sharksucker: 4.5 lbs.; Length 30.5; 8/8/04; Gulf of Mexico; Mariechen Spivey; perch

Sheepshead: 15.25 lbs.; Length 26.5; 10/17/02; Lower Laguna Madre;Wayne Gilstrap; live shrimp

Sleeper, Bigmouth: 1.88 lbs.; Length 16.75; 8/18/96; Lower Laguna Madre; Ben Cowan

Snake Eel, King: 52 lbs.; Length 86.5; 2/11/97; Gulf of Mexico; Patrick L. Lemire

Snapper, Black: 11.1 lbs.; Length 26.5; 7/27/87; Gulf of Mexico; Adolf Schulz

Snapper, Blackfin: 9 lbs.; Length 23.75; 9/3/06; Gulf of Mexico; Dwayne Whitten

Snapper, Cubera: 131 lbs.; Length 56; 8/8/83; Gulf of Mexico; Ricky Preddy; 15 mi north Port Mansfield

Snapper, Dog: 14.4 lbs.; Length 26; 7/17/04; Gulf of Mexico; Alton Berg; live pinfish

Snapper, Gray: 18.67 lbs.; Length 28.5; 5/31/98; Gulf of Mexico; Steve Pumilia

Snapper, Lane: 8.2 lbs.; Length 25; 8/17/04; Gulf of Mexico; Rickey Ramirez; live pinfish

Snapper, Mutton: 18 lbs.; Length 32; 11/9/04; Gulf of Mexico; Roy O’Brian; cut bait

Snapper, Queen: 12 lbs.; Length 34.75; 6/14/13; Gulf of Mexico; Robert Kirschner; squid

Snapper, Red: 38.75 lbs.; Length 40; 6/1/14; Gulf of Mexico; Joseph L Beaver; squid

Snapper, Silk: 9.09 lbs.; Length 25.5; 9/7/14; Gulf of Mexico; Patrick Martin; squid

Snapper, Vermilion: 5.71 lbs.; Length 23; 5/28/15; Gulf of Mexico; Tim Oestreich II

Snapper, Yellowtail: 9.87 lbs.; Length 29.5; 10/10/92; Gulf of Mexico; Steve Kinzel

Snook, common: 57.5 lbs.; Length 0; 1/1/37; Gulf of Mexico; Louis Rawalt

Spadefish, Atlantic: 12.94 lbs.; Length 22.5; 8/17/02; Gulf of Mexico; Edgar Artecona

Spearfish, Longbill: 60 lbs.; Length 86.5; 8/10/90; Gulf of Mexico; Kari Ann Alberthal

Spot: 1.13 lbs.; Length 12.5; 11/15/14; Upper Laguna Madre; Casimir I. Vital Sr.; white fish bite shrimp

Squirrelfish: 1.56 lbs.; Length 15.25; 11/16/16; Gulf of Mexico; Seth Holbert; squid

Stargazer, Southern: 3.3 lbs.; Length 15.75; 1/29/93; Gulf of Mexico; Julian Sanchez

Stingray, Atlantic: 10.75 lbs.; Length 41.5; 7/3/94; Galveston Bay; David Lee Anderson

Stingray, Bluntnose: 36.66 lbs.; Length 0; 5/26/03; Galveston Bay; Richard Olszak Jr.; squid

Stingray, Roughtail: 241 lbs.; Length 84; 9/2/91; Gulf of Mexico; Rick A. Jansky

Stingray, Southern: 246 lbs.; Length 96; 6/30/98; Galveston Bay; Carissa Egger; mullet

Swordfish: 493 lbs.; Length 145.75; 6/14/13; Gulf of Mexico; Brian K. Barclay; squid

Tarpon: 229 lbs.; Length 90; 8/20/17; Gulf of Mexico; Michael Shane LaRuell; coonpop

Tiger, Sand: 520 lbs.; Length 119; 4/4/76; Gulf of Mexico; Joey Vermuelem

Tilefish: 31.3 lbs.; Length 40.35; 6/6/15; Gulf of Mexico; Jordan Silva; squid

Tilefish, Blueline: 8.63 lbs.; Length 27.5; 8/19/11; Gulf of Mexico; Trevin Eckersley; squid tipped jig

Tilefish, Goldface: 4.5 lbs.; Length 21.25; 8/6/10; Gulf of Mexico; Bruce Slaven; squid

Tilefish, Sand: 2.81 lbs.; Length 24; 5/31/16; Gulf of Mexico; Steve Andognini; cut squid

Toadfish, Gulf: 3 lbs.; Length 15.88; 6/17/89; Gulf of Mexico; Gay Landry

Toadfish, Leopard: 3.13 lbs.; Length 16.31; 7/16/91; Aransas Bay; Tanya Page Fain

Tomtate: 2.03 lbs.; Length 15.75; 3/3/90; Gulf of Mexico; Donald McCarty

Triggerfish, Gray: 12.46 lbs.; Length 27.5; 6/19/96; Gulf of Mexico; Jason Waligura

Triggerfish, Ocean: 11.2 lbs.; Length 25.5; 6/12/11; Gulf of Mexico; Billy Sheridan

Triggerfish, Queen: 10.49 lbs.; Length 24.5; 7/15/89; Gulf of Mexico; Bruce F. Goates

Tripletail: 33.5 lbs.; Length 34; 6/29/84; Matagorda Bay; Edie Pruitt

Trunkfish, Smooth: 0.76 lbs.; Length 9; 3/22/98; Gulf of Mexico; Alan Miller; squid

Tuna, Bigeye: 92.6 lbs.; Length 50; 6/26/15; Gulf of Mexico; Cody Stitt; ballyhoo

Tuna, Blackfin: 38.89 lbs.; Length 41.75; 6/23/88; Gulf of Mexico; John Alvarez Jr.

Tuna, Bluefin: 808 lbs.; Length 103; 5/4/85; Gulf of Mexico; Trina Isaacs

Tuna, Skipjack: 28.25 lbs.; Length 33.88; 6/20/81; Gulf of Mexico; Jimmy Welder

Tuna, Yellowfin: 216.2 lbs.; Length 80; 10/11/98; Gulf of Mexico; Jim Dickson

Tunny, Little: 15.44 lbs.; Length 32.50; 7/14/13; Gulf of Mexico; Robert Wilson; zukers

Wahoo: 124 lbs.; Length 73.5; 7/5/87; Gulf of Mexico;Terry Crider

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