Bowfishing Association of America (BAA)

World Records

All records can be verified at these links:

http://www.bowfishingassociation.com/world-records/

http://www.bowfishingassociation.com/youth-records/

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.) no record
Bullhead (No species identified) 2 lbs. 8.48 oz. (2.53 lbs.) 1 lbs. 9.76 oz. (1.61 lbs.)
Bullhead (Black) no record no record
Bullhead (Brown) no record no record
Bullhead (Yellow) no record no record
Burbot no record no record
Carp (Bighead) 98 lbs. 6.4 oz. (98.40 lbs.) 41 lbs. 12.8 oz. (41.80 lbs.)
Carp (Butterfly) 25 lbs. 6.4 oz. (25.40 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 (No species identified) 11 lbs. 15 oz. (11.94 lbs.) no record
Carpsucker (Highfin) no record no record
Carpsucker (Quillback) 11 lbs. 0 oz. 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.) 16 lbs. 8 oz. (16.50 lbs.)
Catfish (Channel) 17 lbs. 3.2 oz. (17.20 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 (Hardheaded) 2 lbs. 6.4 oz. (2.40 lbs.) no record
Catfish (Walking) 1 lbs. 8 oz. (1.50 lbs.) no record
Chain Pickerel 3 lbs. 0 oz. (3.00 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) no record
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 (Hybrid) no record no record
Gar (Longnose) 44 lbs. 14.4 oz. (44.90 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) 13 lbs. 0 oz. (13.00 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
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 14.4 oz. (0.90 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. 8 oz. (1.50 lbs.) 1 lbs. 1.6 oz. (1.10 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. 0 oz. (2.00 lbs.) no record
Redhorse (Greater) no record no record
Redhorse (River) no record no record
Redhorse (Shorthead) 10 lbs. 2 oz. (10.13 lbs.) no record
Redhorse (Silver) no record no record
Snakehead (Bullseye) 10 lbs. 5 oz. (10.31 lbs.) no record
Snakehead (Northern) 18 lbs. 6.7 oz. (18.42 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. 8 oz. (7.50 lbs.) no record
Sucker (Longnose) no record no record
Sucker (Spotted) 3 lbs. 8 oz. (3.50 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.)
Tench 7 lbs. 8 oz. (7.50 lbs.) no record
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
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.) no record
Black Snapper 1 lbs. 0 oz. (1.00 lbs) no record
Bluefish 11 lbs. 5.6 oz. (11.35 lbs.) no record
Catfish (Saltwater) 2 lbs. 7 oz. (2.48 lbs.) no record
Cobia 41 lbs. 11.2 oz. (41.70 lbs.) no record
Crevalle Jack 29 lbs. 2.24 oz. (29.14 lbs.) no record
Flounder 8 lbs. 0 oz. (8.00 lbs.) 1 lbs. 12.8 oz. (1.80 lbs.)
Gag Grouper 9 lbs. 13.6 oz. (9.85 lbs.) no record
Ladyfish 2 lbs. 3.2 oz. (2.20 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.)
Needlefish 3 lbs. 4 oz. (3.25 lbs.) 3 lbs. 4 oz. (3.25 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.) 12 lbs. 10 oz. (12.63 lbs.)
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. 2 oz. (9.13 lbs.) 5 lbs. 3 oz. (5.19 lbs.)
Skate 27 lbs. 7 oz. (27.48 lbs.) no record
Skipjack 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
Stingray (Atlantic) 14 lbs. 4.8 oz. (14.30 lbs.) 4 lbs. 3.2 oz. (4.20 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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