Bowfishing Association of America (BAA)

World Records

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Freshwater Records
Species Weight Youth
 Weight
American Eel 6 lbs. 8.8 oz. (6.60 lbs.) no record
Bowfin 16 lbs. 4 oz. (16.25 lbs) 11 lbs. 7 oz. (11.44 lbs.)
Buffalo (Bigmouth) 83 lbs. 8 oz. (83.50 lbs) 75 lbs. 3 oz. (73.19 lbs.)
Buffalo (Black) 82 lbs. 6 oz. (82.38 lbs.) 15 lbs. 11.52 oz. (15.72 lbs.)
Buffalo (Smallmouth) 106 lbs. 0 oz. (106.00 lbs.) 17 lbs. 14.4 oz. (17.90 lbs.)
Bullhead (No species identified) 2 lbs. 8.48 oz. (2.53 lbs.) 1 lbs. 9.76 oz. (1.61 lbs.)
Bullhead (Black) 6 lbs. 3.2 oz. (6.20 lbs.) no record
Bullhead (Brown) 2 lbs. 3 oz. (2.19 lbs.) no record
Bullhead (Yellow) no record no record
Burbot 2 lbs. 0 oz. (2.00 lbs.) no record
Carp (Bighead) 98 lbs. 6.4 oz. (98.40 lbs.) 41 lbs. 12.8 oz. (41.80 lbs.)
Carp (Black) 29 lbs. 0 oz. (29.00 lbs.) no record
Carp (Butterfly) 26 lbs. 14.4 oz. (26.90 lbs.) 16 lbs. 1.6 oz. (16.10 lbs.)
Carp (Common) 67 lbs. 6 oz. (67.38 lbs.) 30 lbs. 1 oz. (30.06 lbs.)
Carp (Crucian) 7 lbs. 11.2 oz. (7.70 lbs.) 2 lbs. 0 oz. (2.00 lbs.)
Carp (Gold) 18 lbs. 12 oz. (18.75 lbs.) no record
Carp (Grass) 92 lbs. 0 oz. (92.00 lbs.) 47 lbs. 1.6 oz. (47.10 lbs)
Carp (Mirror) 40 lbs. 0 oz. (40.00 lbs.) 20 lbs. 10 oz. (20.63 lbs.)
Carp (Silver) 44 lbs. 14.4 oz. (44.90 lbs.) 19 lbs. 2 oz. (19.13 lbs)
Carpsucker (Highfin) 0 lbs. 8 oz. (0.50 lbs.) no record
Carpsucker (Quillback) 11 lbs. 0 oz. (11.00 lbs.) 5 lbs. 10.6 oz. (5.66 lbs.)
Carpsucker (River) 11 lbs. 15 oz. (11.94 lbs.) 2 lbs. 13.9 oz. (2.87 lbs.)
Catfish (Blue) 79 lbs. 0 oz. (79.00 lbs.) 32 lbs. 3.2 oz. (32.20 lbs.)
Catfish (Channel) 21 lbs. 6.4 oz. (21.40 lbs.) 9 lbs. 12 oz. (9.75 lbs.)
Catfish (Flathead) 71 lbs. 8 oz. (71.50 lbs.) 17 lbs. 11.2 oz. (17.70 lbs.)
Catfish (Walking) 1 lbs. 8 oz. (1.50 lbs.) no record
Chain Pickerel 3 lbs. 8 oz. (3.50 lbs.) no record
Chinook Salmon 14 lbs. 1.6 oz. (14.10 lbs.) no record
Cichlid 1 lbs. 12.8 oz. (1.80 lbs.) no record
Cisco 1 lbs. 0 oz. (1.00 lbs.) no record
Freshwater Drum 39 lbs. 10.4 oz. (39.65 lbs) 3 lbs. 4.8 oz. (3.30 lbs.)
Gar (Alligator) 244 lbs. 8 oz. (244.50 lbs) 181 lbs. 0 oz. (181.00 lbs.)
Gar (Black) 13 lbs. 7.5 oz. (13.47 lbs.) no record
Gar (Florida) 5 lbs. 1.6 oz. (5.10 lbs.) 5 lbs. 1.6 oz. (5.10 lbs.)
Gar (Hybrid) no record no record
Gar (Longnose) 49 lbs. 8 oz. (49.50 lbs.) 30 lbs. 2 oz. (30.13 lbs.)
Gar (Shortnose) 11 lbs. 1.9 oz. (11.12 lbs.) 8 lbs. 14 oz. (8.88 lbs.)
Gar (Spotted) 15 lbs. 0 oz. (15.00 lbs.) 11 lbs. 10 oz. (11.63 lbs.)
Gizzard Shad 5 lbs. 5 oz. (5.31 lbs.) 2 lbs. 9.6 oz. (2.60 lbs.)
Goldeye 2 lbs. 5.1 oz. (2.32 lbs.) no record
Goldfish 12 lbs. 9 oz. (12.56 lbs.) 9 lbs. 4.8 oz. (9.30 lbs)
Koi 19 lbs. 15.2 oz. (19.95 lbs) no record
Lake Whitefish 5 lbs. 8 oz. (5.50 lbs.) no record
Lake Chubsucker 2 lbs. 3.2 oz. (2.20 lbs.) no record
Mojarra (Brazilian) 2 lbs. 6.4 oz. (2.40 lbs.) no record
Mojarra (Yellowfin) 1 lbs. 1.6 oz. (1.10 lbs.) no record
Mooneye 1 lbs. 4.8 oz. (1.30 lbs.) no record
Northern Hogsucker 2 lbs. 0 oz. (2.00 lbs.) no record
Northern Pike 25 lbs. 6.4 oz. (25.40 lbs.) no record
Northern Pikeminnow 6 lbs. 12 oz. (6.75 lbs.) no record
Oscar 1 lbs. 12.8 oz. (1.80 lbs.) 1 lbs. 12.8 oz. (1.80 lbs.)
Pacu (Red-bellied) no record no record
Paddlefish 85 lbs. 0 oz. (85.00 lbs.) 25 lbs. 0 oz. (25.00 lbs.)
Plecostomas 6 lbs. 9.6 oz. (6.60 lbs.) 2 lbs. 6.4 oz. (2.40 lbs.)
Redhorse (No species Identified) 13 lbs. 9 oz. (13.56 lbs.) 7 lbs. 8 oz. (7.50 lbs.)
Redhorse (Black) no record no record
Redhorse (Golden) 2 lbs. 6.4 oz. (2.40 lbs.) no record
Redhorse (Greater) no record no record
Redhorse (Notchlip) 4 lbs. 9.6 oz. (4.60 lbs.) no record
Redhorse (River) 9 lbs. 11.2 oz. (9.70 lbs.) no record
Redhorse (Shorthead) 10 lbs. 2 oz. (10.13 lbs.) no record
Redhorse (Silver) 5 lbs. 11.2 oz. (5.70 lbs.) no record
Shiner (Emerald) 0 lbs. 1.6 oz. (0.10 lbs.) no record
Snakehead (Bullseye) 10 lbs. 5 oz. (10.31 lbs.) no record
Snakehead (Northern) 19 lbs. 14.4 oz. (19.90 lbs.) 15 lbs. 1.6 oz. (15.10 lbs.)
Sucker (Blue) 10 lbs. 9.1 oz. (10.57 lbs.) no record
Sucker (Largescale) 7 lbs. 14.4 oz. (7.90 lbs.) 6 lbs. 9.6 oz. (6.60 lbs.)
Sucker (Longnose) no record no record
Sucker (Spotted) 4 lbs. 5.6 oz. (4.35 lbs.) 1 lbs. 12.8 oz. (1.80 lbs.)
Sucker (White) 10 lbs. 13 oz. (10.81 lbs.) 2 lbs. 4.8 oz (2.30 lbs.)
Sturgeon (Shovelnose) 2 lbs. 14.4 oz. (2.90 lbs.) no record
Tench 10 lbs. 5.6 oz. (10.35 lbs.) 4 lbs. 6.4 oz. (4.40 lbs.)
Tilapia 12 lbs. 1.6 oz. (12.10 lbs.) 9 lbs. 14.4 oz. (9.90 lbs.)
Saltwater Records
Species Weight Youth
 Weight
Atlantic Croaker 0.4 oz. no record
Atlantic Needlefish 7 lbs. 0 oz. (7.00 lbs.) 3 lbs. 4 oz. (3.25 lbs.)
Barracuda 36 lbs. 8 oz. (36.50 lbs.) no record
Bermuda Chub 2 lbs. 3.2 oz. (2.20 lbs.) no record
Black Drum (Saltwater) 53 lbs. 12.8 oz. (53.80 lbs.) 37 lbs. 4.8 oz. (37.30 lbs.)
Black Snapper 1 lbs. 0 oz. (1.00 lbs) no record
Bluefish 11 lbs. 5.6 oz. (11.35 lbs.) no record
Catfish (Hardhead) 2 lbs. 14.4 oz. (2.90 lbs.) 2 lbs. 14.4 oz. (2.90 lbs.)
Cobia 41 lbs. 11.2 oz. (41.70 lbs.) no record
Crevalle Jack 29 lbs. 2.24 oz. (29.14 lbs.) 21 lbs. 3.2 oz. (21.20 lbs.)
Flounder 8 lbs. 0 oz. (8.00 lbs.) 1 lbs. 12.8 oz. (1.80 lbs.)
Florida Pompano 3 lbs. 8 oz. (3.50 lbs.) no record
Gag Grouper 9 lbs. 13.6 oz. (9.85 lbs.) no record
Mahi Mahi 16 lbs. 7.68 oz. (16.48 lbs.) no record
Mangrove Snapper 3 lbs. 11.2 oz. (3.70 lbs.) no record
Mullet 6 lbs. 12.8 oz. (6.80 lbs.) 3 lbs. 0.8 oz. (3.05 lbs.)
Pinfish 14.4 oz. (0.90 lbs.) no record
Puffer 14.4 oz. (0.90 lbs.) no record
Redfish 34 lbs. 12.8 oz. (34.80 lbs.) 29 lbs. 6 oz. (29.38 lbs.)
Remora 1 lbs. 4.8 oz. (1.30 lbs.) no record
Sand Diver Fish 1 lbs. 4.8 oz. (1.30 lbs.) no record
Shark (Mako) 544 lbs. 8 oz. (544.50 lbs.) no record
Sheepshead 9 lbs. 12.8 oz. (9.80 lbs.) 6 lbs. 0 oz. (6.00 lbs.)
Skate 27 lbs. 7 oz. (27.48 lbs.) no record
Skipjack (Ladyfish) 2 lbs. 8 oz. (2.50 lbs.) no record
Southern Sennet 6.4 oz. (0.40 lbs.) no record
Spadefish 3 lbs. 3.2 oz. (3.20 lbs.) no record
Spanish Mackerel 5 lbs. 0 oz. (5.00 lbs.) no record
Speckled Trout 4 lbs. 0 oz. (4.00 lbs.) 4 lbs. 0 oz. (4.00 lbs.)
Stingray (Atlantic) 14 lbs. 4.8 oz. (14.30 lbs.) 9 lbs. 8 oz. (9.50 lbs.)
Stingray (Butterfly) 186 lbs. 0 oz. (186.00 lbs.) 180 lbs. 14.4 oz. (180.90 lbs.
Stingray (Cownose) 52 lbs. 0 oz. (52.00 lbs.) 45 lbs. 3.2 oz. (45.20 lbs.)
Stingray (Southern) 148 lbs. 12.8 oz. (148.80 lbs.) 64 lbs. 12.8 oz. (64.80 lbs.)

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