Meet the Anglers from 2021 who are Breaking the Records
Explore the biggest catches of this year and years past, and see how you can enter to be featured here.
Hover over the picture to see the size and length of the fish, and where it was caught!
Catch and keep category
Channel catfish, Kenny Won (swap pic)
11 lbs. 1.76 oz. 30 in., Riparian Park
Kenny Won, 7/18/2021
Redear sunfish, Thomas Farchione
6 lbs. 4.8 oz, 17 in., Lake Havasu
Thomas Farchione, 5/4/2021
Catch and Release Category
13 in., Peña Blanca Lake
Colin Parish, 6/19/2021
34 in., Lake Pleasant
Eric Martinez Jr., 4/11/2021
34 in., Salt River
Michael Huffman, 3/23/2021
30 in., Silver Creek
Michael R. Sims, 1/28/2021
35 in., Saguaro Lake
Tristen McGee, 2/20/2021
16 in., Green Valley Park
Zachary Young, 11/14/2021
* New State Record
** Based on length only and rounded down to nearest inch. New entries must exceed existing entry by at least 1 inch
Arizona Fish Entry Form with Rules [PDF] (page 44 of the 2014 Fishing Regulations)
Arizona Fish Weighing Scale Locations [PDF] (page 45 of the 2014 Fishing Regulations)
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