Top 10 Biggest Trophy Fish in Alabama
Bluegill Sunfish 4 lbs. 12 oz.:Bluegills in general are not typically a fish you would mount, but if you hold the world record for the largest Bluegill ever caught you might.
Grass Carp 73 lbs.: is the other record breaker from the Guntersville Reservoir. It weighed 73 lbs.! Two other record breaking fish are from the Guntersville, the biggest Yellow Bass at 2 lbs. 8 oz.
Paddlefish 52 lbs. 12 oz.:are certainly unique looking fish. This fish gets upwards of 50 pounds in size. Paddlefish have a shark-like body but have a long flat snout at the front of their head.
Alligator Gar 151 lbs. 5 oz.:These long cylindrical fish can weigh more than a Saint Bernard! There is a tie for the largest Alligator Gar in Alabama. The rules state that, “To replace a record .
Striped Bass 69 lbs. 9 oz.: bass caught by James Bramlett on February 28, 2013. He broke the old Alabama record by 14 pounds. The previous record is Charles Totty with a 55-pounder.
Silver Redhorse 14 lbs. 14 oz.: is a medium-bodied sucker fish, preferring swift rivers. The National Freshwater Fish Hall of Fame record Silver Redhorse weighed 14 lbs. 14 oz.
Alligator Gar 151 lbs. 9 oz.:The record for the biggest Alligator Gar was tied exactly 5 years later, to the day…and it was pulled from the same spot! On August 13, 2009, Richard Johnson from Bay.
Blue Catfish 120 lbs. 4 oz.:are the biggest catfish in the United States. The biggest Blue cat caught in Alabama was 120 lbs. 4 oz., by John Paul Nichols of Northport, AL.
Buffalo 57 lbs.: are a popular fish for anglers and can get to be 2-3 feet long. The largest Buffalo in Alabama was caught in the Guntersville Reservoir by Ralph B. Lowery.
Flathead Catfish 80 lbs.:The biggest flathead is not a lake monster but a river monster pulled from the Alabama River, near Selma. Rick Connor who is from Selma, caught this record breaking fish .