World Record Striped Bass Feb 3, 2019 19:04:57 GMT
Post by Virginia Striper©® on Feb 3, 2019 19:04:57 GMT
World Record Striped Bass
World Record Saltwater Striped Bass
The new world-record striped bass was caught on the night of August 4, 2011 in Connecticut waters. The striper was boated by Greg Myerson and weighed in at 81.88 pounds, which edges out the previous record of 78.8 pounds caught in 1982.
Myerson caught his huge striper drifting a live eel by a submerged boulder, near the Outer Southwest Reef off the coast of Westbrook, Connecticut. His striper measured 54 inches in length.
Greg Myerson's striper was approved by the International Game Fish Association on Wednesday October 19th, and becomes the new the world record striped bass at 81 pounds, 14 ounces.
Greg Myerson said he's sorry to take the striped bass world-record from Atlantic City, but he is happy to have it in Westbrook, Connecticut.
World Record Freshwater Striped Bass
On February 28th, 2013 James R. Bramlett (on the right) caught a 69 pound 9 ounce pound landlocked striped bass that became the new world record freshwater striped bass.
James caught his big striper in the Upper Blackhead Reservoir, which is an impoundment of the Black Warrior River in north-central Alabama. The fish had a girth of 37.75 inches and was 45.5 inches long. He caught it on a 10 inch gizzard shad
World Record Striper Caught on a Fly Rod
On December 17th, 2009 Richie Keatley of Norfolk VA caught a 51 pound, 5 ounce striped bass on a fly rod while fishing around the piers of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. He caught the striper on a blue-tinted 3/0 clouser fly while fishing from a 22 foot boat. His striped bass is a IGFA world record for the 20-pound tippet Male Fly Rod Class.
Striped Bass - Junior Female World Record
In October 2010, Juliana Merighi caughtthis 58.29 pound striped bass in Delaware Bay. The bass has since been certified as a Junior Female World Record. The bass was 54 inches long and had a girth 0f 32 inches.
World Record Hybrid Striped Bass
The world record hybrid striped bass was caught by Jerald C. Shaum in Greers Ferry Lake, Arkansas on April 24th, 1997. It weighed 27 pounds 5 ounces.