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Post by Cr0ck1 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:07 pm

Florida records.

Florida Saltwater Conventional Tackle

Amberjack, Seriola dumerili
142 lbs., Islamorada, 2-3-79, W.A. Colbert,Jr

Barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda
67 lbs., Islamorada, 1-29-49, Harold K. Goodstone

Bass, Black Sea, Centropristis striata
5lbs. 1 oz., Panama City, 7-21-56, Mrs. R. H. Martin

Bass, Striped, (caught in saltwater), Morone saxatilis
33 lbs. 2 oz., Tallahassee, 2-5-89, Jonni S. Gill

Bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix
22lbs. 2 oz., Jensen Beach, 3-19-73, Liz Yates

Bonefish, Albula vulpes
15 lbs. 12 oz., Key Biscayne, 2-27-77, Ken Pittman

Bonita, Atlantic, Sarda sarda
Vacant

Catfish, Gafftopsail, Bagre marinus
8 lbs. 14 oz., Titusville, 9-21-96, Larry C. Jones

Catfish, Hardhead, Arius felis
3 lbs. 5 oz., Sebastian, 4-18-93, Amanda A. Steed

Cobia, Rachycentron canadum
130 lbs. 1 oz., Destin, 3-21-97, Peter McCollester

Croaker, Micropogonias undulatus
3 lbs. 12 oz., Pensacola, 9-29-92, Tina Marie Jeffers

Dolphin, Coryphaena hippurus
77 lbs. 12 oz., Ft. Pierce, 4-27-85, Bill Foster

Drum, Black, Pogonias cromis
96 lbs. Fernandina Beach, 4-12-01, James E. Cartwright

Drum, Red "Redfish" "Sciaenops ocellatus "
52 lbs. 5 oz., Cocoa, 2-24-96, George E. Hogan, Jr.

Flounder, Bothidae or Pleuronectidae
20 lbs. 9 oz., Nassau County, 12-23-83, Larenza W. Mungin

Grouper, Black, Mycteroperca bonaci
113 lbs. 6 oz., Dry tortugas, 1-27-90, Doanld W. Bone

Grouper, Gag, Mycteroperca microlepis
71 lbs. 3 oz., Destin, 7-12-91, Jim E. Gunter

Grouper, Goliath, Epinephelus itajara "Jewfish"
680 lbs. Fernandina Beach, 5-20-61, Lynn Joyner

Grouper, Nassau, Epinephelus striatus
3 lbs. 4 oz., Key Largo, 11-16-84, Brian Edward Calhoun

Grouper, Red, Epinephelus morio
42 lbs. 4 oz., St. Augustine Inlet, 3-9-97, Del Wiseman

Grouper, Warsaw, Epinephelus nigritus
436 lbs. 12 oz., Destin, 12-22-85, Steve Haeusler

Grouper, Yellowfin, Mycteroperca venenosa
34 lbs. 6 oz., Key Largo, 12-7-88, Roy Hogrebe

Grunts, Margates, Sailors Choice, White Margate, Haemulon Spp.
15 lbs. 8 oz., Key West, 5-6-01, Carman Nichols

Hind, Speckled, Epinephelus drummondhayi
52 lbs. 8 oz., Destin, 10-21-94, Russell George Perry

Hogfish, Lachnolaimus maximus
19 lbs. 8 oz., Daytona, 04-28-62, Robert E. Batson

Jack, Bar, Caranx ruber
7 lbs. 12 oz., Miami, 12-18-99, Martin Arostegui

Jack, Crevalle, Caranx hippos
57 lbs. Jupiter, 5-18-93, Gerald John Washburn

Jack, Horse-eye, Caranx latus
25 lbs. 12 oz., Palm Beach, 10-31-97, David Leavitt

Ladyfish, Elops saurus
6 lbs., Jupiter, 12-20-97, Michael Baz

Mackerel, Cero, Scomberomorus regalis
17 lbs. 2 oz., Islamorada, 4-5-86, G. Michael Mills

Mackerel, King, Scomberomorus cavalla "Kingfish"
90 lbs. Key West, 2-16-76, Norton I. Thomton

Mackerel, Spanish, Scomberomorus maculatus
12 lbs. Ft. Pierce, 11-17-84, John F. Colligan

Margate, Black, Anisotremus surinamensis
12 lbs. 12 oz., Ft. Pierce, 5-28-94, Carol Napierala

Marlin, Blue, Makaira nigricans
1046 lbs., Panama City, 7-14-01, Conrad E. Hawkins

Marlin, White, Tetrapturus albs.idus
161 lbs. Miami Beach, 3-20-38, L. F. Hooper

Permit, Trachinotur falcatus
56 lbs. 2 oz., Ft. Lauderdale, 6-30-97, Thomas Sebestyen

Pompano, African, Alectis ciliaris
50 lbs. 8 oz., Daytona Beach, 4-21-90, Tom Sargent

Pompano, Florida, Trachinotus carolinus
8 lbs. 4 oz., Port St. Joe,10-16-99, Barry Huston

Runner, Blue, Caranx crysos
8 lbs. 5 oz., Pensacola, 6-16-95, Kevin Siverly

Runner, Rainbow, Elagatis dipinnulata
17 lbs. Key West, 4-11-87, Ann Doan

Sailfish, Atlantic, Istiophorus platypterus
116 lbs. 10 oz., Miami Beach, 5-7-89, Beppe Filipetti

Sawfish, Pristis spp.
545 lbs. Naples, 4-2-58, G. R. Maxwell

Scamp, Mycteroperca phenax
25 lbs. 4 oz., Port Canaveral, 11-24-91, Capt. Walt Morgan

Seatrout, Spotted, Cynoscion nebulosus
17 lbs. 7 oz., Ft. Pierce, 5-11-95, Craig F. Carson

Shark, Blacktip, Carcharhinus limbatus
152 lbs. Sebastian, 10-29-87, Darlene Rees

Shark, Bull, Carcharhinus leucas
517 lbs. Panama City Beach, 10-81, Gregory K. Burnett

Shark, Dusky, Carcharhinus obscurus
764 lbs. Longboat Key, 5-28-82, Warren Girle

Shark, Hammerhead, Sphyrna spp.
991 lbs. Sarasota, 5-30-82, Allen Ogle

Shark, Lemon, Negaprion brevirostris
397 lbs. Dunedin, 4-29-77, Richard M. Guccione

Shark, Mako, Isurus spp.
911 lbs. 12 oz., Palm Beach, 4-09-62, Audrey Cohen

Shark, Spinner, Carcharhinus brevipinna
190 lbs. Flagler Beach, 4-03-86, Mrs. Gladys Prior

Shark, Thresher, Alopias spp.
544 lbs. 8 oz., Destin, 9-15-84, James Weil

Shark, Tiger, Galeocerdo cuvier
1,065 lbs. Pensacola, 6-20-81, Richard Baggs

Shark, White, Carcharodon carcharias
686 lbs. Key West, 4-30-88, Richard P. DeAngelis

Sheepshead, Archosargus probatocephalus
15 lbs. 2 oz., Homosassa, 1-29-81, Eugene Lechler

Snapper, Cubera, Lutjanus cyanopterus
116 lbs. Clearwater, 7-26-79, Billy Graham

Snapper, Gray, Lutjanus griseus "Mangrove Snapper"
17 lbs. Port Canaveral, 6-14-92, Steve Maddox

Snapper, Lane, Lutjanus synagris
6 lbs. 6 oz., Pensacola, 4-18-91, Ken Jones

Snapper, Mutton, Lutjanus analis
30 lbs. 4 oz., Dry Tortugas, 11-29-98, Richard Casey

Snapper, Red, Lutjanus campechanus
46 lbs. 8 oz., Destin, 10-01-85, Lane Nichols III

Snapper, Yellowtail, Ocyurus chryurus chrysurus
8 lbs. 9 oz., Ft. Myers, 9-13-96, Capt. William M. Howard

Snook, Common, Centropomus undecimalis
44 lbs. 3 oz., Ft. Myers, 4-25-84, Robert De Cosmo

Spearfish, Longbill, Tetrapturus pfluegeri
61 lbs. 8 oz., Islamorada, 4-29-81, Ted Damiano

Spot, Leiostomus xanthurus
Vacant

Swordfish, Xiphias gladius
612 lbs. 12 oz., Key Largo, 5-7-78, Stephen Stanford

Tarpon, Megalops atlanticus
243 lbs. Key West, 2-17-75, Gus Bell

Triggerfish, Gray, Balistes capriscus
12 lbs. 7 oz., Pensacola, 7-15-01, Kenneth Morris

Tripletail, Lobotes surinamensis
32 lbs. Apalachicola Bay, 7-2-88, Karen Michelle Kembro

Tuna, Bigeye, Thunnus Obesus
167 lbs. Miami Beach, 1-18-57, Jerry Mills

Tuna, Blackfin, Thunnus atlanticus
45 lbs., 8 oz., Key West, 5-4-96, Sam J. Burnett

Tuna, Bluefin, Thunnus thynnus
Vacant

Tuna, Skipjack, Euthynnus pelamis
33 lbs. 8 oz., Islamorada, 7-21-98, Frank Digiovanni

Tuna, Yellowfin, Thunnus albsacares
230 lbs. Key West, 12-30-93, Robert D. Jones

Tunny, Little, Euthynnus alletteratus
27 lbs. Key Largo, 4-20-76, William E. Allison

Wahoo, Acanthocybium solanderi
139 lbs. Marathon, 5-18-60, George Von Hoffman

Weakfish, Cynoscion regalis
10 lbs. Port Canaveral, 12-30-87, George R. Mizell, Jr.

Florida Saltwater Flyfishing Records

Amberjack, Seriola dumerili
103 lbs., 12 oz., Key West, 1-28-77, Dr. Wm. Munro.

Barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda
37 lbs. 12 oz., Key West, 12-19-78, Joe Machiorlatti

Bass, Black Sea, Centropristis striata
VACANT

Bass, Striped (caught in saltwater), Morone saxatilis
VACANT

Bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix
18 lbs., Miami Beach, 4-2-83, Steve Melvin

Bonefish, Albula vulpes
15 lbs. 8 oz., Key Biscayne, 2-27-97, Joe Pantorno

Bonita, Atlantic, Sarda sarda
Vacant

Catfish, Gafftopsail, Bagre marinus
7 lbs. 8 oz., Port Canaveral, 12-26-89, Dave Chermanski

Catfish, Hardhead, Arius felis
2 lbs. 8 oz., Placida, 5-11-96, Louis Herraro

Cobia, Rachycentron canadum
83 lbs. 4 oz., Key West, 1-2-86, Jim Anson

Croaker, Micropogonias undulatus
VACANT

Dolphin, Coryphaena hippurus
51 lbs. 8 oz., Islamorada, 3-25-01, Nicholas Stanczyk

Drum, Black, Pogonias cromis
50 lbs. 4 oz., Merritt Island, 7-12-86, Mark R. Marconi

Drum, Red, Sciaenops ocellatus "Redfish"
43 lbs., Banana River, 5-7-95, Greg Braunstein, MD

Flounder, Bothidae or Pleuronectidae
2 lbs. 9 oz., Jacksonville, 6-29-96, W.T.S. Montgomery, Jr.

Grouper, Black, Mycteroperca bonaci
VACANT

Grouper, Gag, Mycteroperca microlepis
9 lbs. 4 oz., Key West, 2-27-78, Pete Peacock

Grouper, Goliath, Epinephelus itajara "Jewfish"
356 lbs. Islamorada, 3-15-67, Bart Foth

Grouper, Nassau, Epinephelus striatus
VACANT

Grouper, Red, Epinephelus morio
7 lbs., Dry Tortugas, 3-15-93, Weston Fowler

Grouper, Warsaw, Epinephelus nigritus
VACANT

Grouper, Yellowfin, Mycteroperca venenosa
VACANT

Grunts, Margates or Sailors Choice
VACANT

Hind, Speckled, Epinephelus drummondhayi
VACANT

Hogfish, Lachnolaimus maximus
VACANT

Jack, Bar, Caranx ruber
VACANT

Jack, Crevalle, Caranx hippos
37 lbs. 8 oz., Dry Tortugas, 2-11-94, Carlos B. Solis

Jack, Horse-eye, Caranx latus
14 lbs. 8 oz., Key West, 9-7-86, Joseph M. Stehr III

Ladyfish, Elops saurus
5 lbs. 4 oz., Port St. John, 10-3-94, H.P. Woodham

Mackerel, Cero, Scomberomorus regalis
9 lbs., Key West, 12-11-91, George L. Foti

Mackerel, King, Scomberomorus cavalla
55 lbs. Key West, 3-20-95, Ben Bergeron

Mackerel, Spanish, Scomberomorus maculatus
6 lbs. 13 oz., Tarpon Springs, 11-7-95, Capt. James P. Wisner

Marlin, Blue, Makaira nigricans
VACANT

Marlin, White, Tetrapturus albs.idus
68 lbs. Ft. Pierce, 12-23-72, Dave Chermanski

Permit, Trachinotur falcatus
41 lbs. 8 oz., Key West, 3-13-86, Del Brown

Pompano, African, Alectis ciliaris
33 lbs. 8 oz., Palm Beach, 12-21-68, Gil Drake, Jr.

Pompano, Florida, Trachinotus carolinus
6 lbs. 8 oz., Cocoa Beach, 1-14-78, Dave Chermanski

Runner, Blue, Caranx crysos
3 lbs. 14 oz., Fowey Rock, 7-1-87, Capt. Dan Kipnis

Runner, Rainbow, Elagatis dipinnulata
8 lbs.10 oz., Key West, 1-18-80, John M. Ahearn

Sailfish, Atlantic, Istiophorus platypterus
55 lbs. 8 oz., Palm Beach, 2-4-80, Pat Ford

Scamp, Mycteroperca phenax
VACANT

Seatrout, Spotted, Cynoscion nebulosus
12 lbs. 7 oz., Stuart, 3-5-84, Sidney Freifeld

Shark, Blacktip, Carcharhinus limbatus
105 lbs., Key West, 4-17-93, Robert W. Felisian

Shark, Bull, Carcharhinus leucas
389 lbs. 4 oz., Key West, 3-29-80, Pete Peacock

Shark, Dusky, Carcharhinus obscurus
VACANT

Shark, Hammerhead, Sphyrna spp.
154 lbs., Key West, 3-7-93, Rick Gunion

Shark, Lemon, Negaprion brevirostris
288 lbs. 8 oz., Key West, 3-15-78, Pete Peacock

Shark, Mako, Isurus spp.
VACANT

Shark, Spinner, Carcharhinus brevipinna
VACANT

Shark, Thresher, Alopias spp.
VACANT

Shark, Tiger, Galeocerdo cuvier
220 lbs. Key West, 1-25-95, Gary Spence

Shark, White, Carcharodon carcharias
VACANT

Sheepshead, Archosargus probatocephalus
7 lbs. 4 oz., Jacksonville, 11-4-98, David W. McLaren

Snapper, Cubera, Lutjanus cyanopterus
VACANT

Snapper, Gray, Lutjanus griseus
10 lbs. 12 oz., Key West, 6-8-98, Jerome N. Matthews

Snapper, Lane, Lutjanus synagris
VACANT

Snapper, Mutton, Lutjanus analis
17 lbs., Key West, 5-31-90, Del Brown

Snapper, Red, Lutjanus campechanus
3 lbs. 6 oz., Apalachicola, 5-11-00, George Wood

Snapper, Yellowtail, Ocyurus chryurus chrysurus
3 lbs. 8 oz., Dry Tortugas, 3-15-93, Weston Fowler

Snook, Common, Centropomus undecimalis
30 lbs. 4 oz., Chokoloskee, 4-23-93, Rex Garrett

Spearfish, Longbill, Tetrapturus pfluegeri
VACANT

Spot, Leiostomus xanthurus
VACANT

Swordfish, Xiphias gladius
VACANT

Tarpon, Megalops atlanticus
202 lbs. 8 oz., Chassahowitza, 5-11-01, James J. Holland

Triggerfish, Gray, Balisties capriscus
VACANT

Tripletail, Lobotes surinamensis
21 lbs. 2 oz., Port Canaveral, 4-17-88, Dave Chermanski

Tuna, Bigeye, Thunnus Obesus
VACANT

Tuna, Blackfin, Thunnus atlanticus
34 lbs. 3 oz., Islamorada, 12-17-77, Rip Cunningham

Tuna, Bluefin, Thunnus thynnus
VACANT

Tuna, Skipjack, Euthynnus pelamis
VACANT

Tuna, Yellowfin, Thunnus albsacares
VACANT

Tunny, Little, Euthynnus alletteratus
19 lbs. Dry Tortugas, 4-12-95, Phillip Caputo

Wahoo, Acanthocybium solanderi
28 lbs. 12 oz., Key West, 4-15-82, Jim Anson

Weakfish, Cynoscion regalis
VACANT

Florida Freshwater Fishing Records


Bass, Largemouth, Micropterus salmoides floridanus
17.27 lbs., Polk County, 7-6-86, Billy O'Berry

Bass, Redeye, Micropterus coosae, "Chipola Bass"
7.83 lbs., Apalchicola River, 2-18-89, William Johnstone

Bass, Shoal, Micropterus cataractae
8 lbs., 12 oz., Apalachicola River, 1-28-95, Carl W. Davis

Bass, Striped, Morone saxatilis
42.25 lbs., Apalachicola River, 12-14-93, Alphonso Barnes

Bass, Sunshine, Morone saxatilis x chrysops
16.31 lbs., Lake Seminole, 5-9-85, Thomas Elder

Bass, Suwannee, Micropterus noitus
3.89 lbs., Suwannee River, 3-2-85, Ronnie Everett

Bass, White, Morone chrysops
4.69 lbs., Apalachicola River, 4-9-82, Richard Davis

Bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus
2.95 lbs., Crystal Lake, 4-19-89, John LeMaster

Bowfin, Amia calva, "Mudfish"
19 lbs., Lake Kissimmee, 11-5-84, Jim Brown

Bullhead, Black, Ameiurus melas
VACANT

Bullhead, Brown, Ameiurus nebulosus
5.72 lbs., Cedar Creek, 3-28-95, Robert Bengis

Bullhead, Spotted, Ameiurus serracanthus
VACANT

Bullhead, Yellow, Ameiurus natalis
VACANT

Carp, Common, Cyprinus carpio
VACANT

Catfish, Blue, Ictalurus furcatus
61.5 lbs., Little Escambia Creek, 2/11/96, Vincent R. Walston

Catfish, Channel, Ictalurus punctatus
44.5 lbs., Lake Bluff, 5-19-85, Joe Purvis

Catfish, Flathead, Pylodictus olivaris
48.4 lbs., Escambia River, 9-10-00, Bobby Simmons

Catfish, Walking, Clarias batrachus
1 lb., 8 oz., Sunrise, 4-16-00, Stephen J. Alexander
1 lb., 8 oz., Frog Creek, 6-26-00, Michael Abdishi

Catfish, White, Ameiurus catus
18.88 lbs., Withlacoochee River, 9-21-91, Jim Miller

Cichlid, Mayan, Cichlasoma uropthalmus
2 lbs., 8 oz., Holiday Park, 2-20-99, Jay Wright, Jr.

Cichlid, Peacock, Cichla ocellaris, "Peacock Bass"
9.08 lbs., Kendall Lakes, 3-11-93, Jerry Gomez

Crappie, Black, Pomoxis nigromaculatus, "Speckled Perch"
3.83 lbs., Lake Talquin, 1-21-92, Ben Curry, Sr.

Flier, Centrarchus macropterus
1.24 lbs., Lake Iamonia, 8-14-92, William Lane, Jr.

Gar, Alligator, Lepisosteus spatula
123 lbs., Choctawhatchee River, 7-8-95, Zachary Phillips

Gar, Florida, Lepisosteus platyrhincus
7 lbs., 8 oz., Holiday Park, 3-13-99, Jay Wright, Jr.

Gar, Longnose, Lepisosteus osseus
41 lbs., Lake Panosofskee, 4-14-85, Evan Merritt

Guapote, Jaguar, Cichlasoma managuense
3 lbs., 8 oz., Ludlam Road Canal, 8-15-99, Jay Wright, Jr.

Oscar, Astronotus ocellatus
3 lbs. 8 oz., Pasadena Lakes, 7-30-99, Jay Wright, Jr.

Pacu, Black, Piaractus brachypomus "Pirapatinga"
44 lbs., Ft. Lauderdale, 3-19-00, Todd A. Ewing

Pickerel, Chain, Esox niger
5.75 lbs., Wright's Creek, 6-19-95, Clifton Hathaway

Pickerel, Redfin, Esox americanus americanus
1.06 lbs., New River, 6-6-93, Mike Wilkerson

Shad, American, Alosa sapidissima
5.19 lbs., St. Johns River, 2-15-90, Bud Dankert
5.19 lbs., St. Johns River, 3-18-92, Albert Judy

Sunfish, Redbreast, Lepomis auritus
2.08 lbs., Suwannee River, 4-29-88, Jerrel Dewees, Jr.

Sunfish, Redear, Lepomis microlophus, "Shellcracker"
4.86 lbs., Merritts Mill Pond, 3-13-86, Joseph Floyd

Sunfish, Spotted, Lepomis punctatus, "Stumpknocker"
0.83 lbs., Suwannee River, 5-12-84, Coy Dotson

Tilapia, Blue, Oreochromis aureus
4 lbs., 7 oz., Santiago Pond, 10-14-98, Charles D. Scheerschmidt

Tilapia, Mozambique, Oreochromis mozambicus
2 lbs. 8 oz., Delray Beach, 11-10-97, Nick Cardella

Tilapia, Spotted, Tilapia mariae
3 lbs., Pembroke Pines, 3-20-99, Jay Wright, Jr.

Warmouth, Lepomis gulosus
2.44 lbs., Yellow River, 10-19-85, Tony Dempsey

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Re: Florida Fish Identification

Post by lamehawk » Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:32 am

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