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2001 Winners Catch and Release Category

NYS Angler Achievement Awards Program

129 winners:

Species Length Angler Lure Water Date
brook trout 18" John Poliseno woolley bugger Nissiquoge River, Suffolk Co. May 26, 2001
brown trout 34" Chuck Booker egg sack Eighteenmile Creek, Niagara Co. October 30, 2001
brown trout 33" Chuck Booker egg sack Eighteenmile Creek, Niagara Co. October 30, 2001
brown trout 28" Matt Sears Rapala Husky Jerk Tioughnioga River, Cortland Co. June 9, 2001
brown trout 25" Michael Norton Rapala West Branch Delaware River, Delaware Co. April 7, 2001
carp 36 1/4" William J. Greene III doughball Muscoot Reservoir, Westchester Co. May 21, 2001
chain pickerel 29" George Kast live minnow Laurel Lake, Suffolk County July 29, 2001
chain pickerel 25 1/4" Alex Burka Rapala jerk bait Orange Lake, Orange Co. December 8, 2001
chain pickerel 25" Richard Neiss Bass Assassin New Croton Res., Westchester Co. July 18, 2001
chinook salmon 48" Chuck Booker homemade spinner Lower Niagara River October 8, 2001
chinook salmon 46" Chuck Booker homemade spinner Lower Niagara River September 22, 2001
chinook salmon 44" Chuck Booker homemade spinner Lower Niagara River September 22, 2001
chinook salmon 42" Chuck Booker homemade spinner Lower Niagara River October 8, 2001
chinook salmon 41" Will Gress egg sack Oak Orchard Creek, Orleans Co. October 11, 2001
chinook salmon 40 " Chuck Booker homemade spinner Lower Niagara River October 8, 2001
chinook salmon 40" Chuck Booker homemade spinner Lower Niagara River September 22, 2001
coho salmon 33 7/8" William H. VanHouten Hares Ear Nymph Salmon River, Oswego Co. October 8, 2001
coho salmon 33" Chock Booker egg sack Eighteenmile Creek, Niagara Co. November 22, 2001
landlocked salmon 27" William C. Fisher worm Bouquet River, Essex Co. October 28, 2001
largemouth bass 24 1/4" Thomas J. Senecal Jr. white zonker fly Round Lake, Saratoga Co. October 21, 2001
largemouth bass 23" Michael Laubach plastic worm Round Lake, Saratoga Co. July 18, 2001
largemouth bass 22 ½" Thomas J. Senecal Jr. Clouser minnow fly Round Lake, Saratoga Co. June 25, 2001
largemouth bass 22 1/4" Frank M. Sellerberg plastic worm Tamarack Lake, Dutchess Co. November 14, 2001
largemouth bass 22 1/4" Richard Neiss tube jig New Croton Reservoir, Westchester Co. July 10, 2001
largemouth bass 22" George Kast plastic worm Laurel Lake, Suffolk Co. July 28, 2001
largemouth bass 22" Brad Paradis tube jig St. Lawrence River, St. Lawrence Co. August 23, 2001
largemouth bass 22" Benjamin J. Gelfuso live minnow St. Lawrence River, St. Lawrence Co. July 16, 2001
largemouth bass 21 3/4" Joseph Blunden plastic worm Forge Pond, Suffolk Co. September 25, 2001
largemouth bass 21 ½" Alex Burka Pop "R" Orange Lake, Orange Co. July 2, 2001
largemouth bass 21 ½" Mike Schleicher spider grub Ballston Lake, Saratoga Co. November 27, 2001
largemouth bass 21" Charles J. Rutkowski Spit n Image Brackett Lake, Chenango Co. September 10, 2001
largemouth bass 21" Randee Rooks spinnerbait Sanford Lake Steuben Co. June 30, 2001
largemouth bass 21" Russ Weber plastic worm Tamarack Lake, Dutchess Co. November 14, 2001
largemouth bass 20 ½" Brenda Albert plastic worm Forge Pond, Suffolk Co. September 15, 2001
largemouth bass 20 1/4" Richard A. Misiaszek II plastic worm Long Pond, Oswego Co. June 16, 2001
largemouth bass 20" Joe T. Zito Kastmaster Artist Lake, Suffolk Co. June 10, 2001
largemouth bass 20" Bob Heath crankbait farm pond, Cattaraugus Co. June 17, 2001
largemouth bass 20" Donald Bonde power worm private pond, Herkimer Co. July 12, 2001
largemouth bass 20" Jon A. Stone jig Black Lake. St. Jawrence Co. June 18, 2001
largemouth bass 20" Matthew Borkman worm harness Butterfield Lake, Jefferson Co. August 1, 2001
muskellunge 53 ½" Megan B. Flom-Corkrey Believer St. Lawrence River, Jefferson Co. October 6, 2001
muskellunge 52" Mike Fischer Suick Chautauqua lake, Chautauqua Co. June 18, 2001
muskellunge 50 3/4" James E. Cook Snez-E-Bait Chautauqua Lake, Chautauqua Co. October 11, 2001
muskellunge 50" Mark Maghran lure Upper Niagara River, Erie Co. November 26, 2001
muskellunge 50" Michael Mihalko Big M Chautauqua Lake, Chautauqua Co. November 3, 2001
muskellunge 50" Larry Zibroski Lunge Locker Lake Erie, Erie Co. November 28, 2001
muskellunge 48 1/4" David J. Nugent Wood- chopper Chenango River, Broome Co. August 17, 2001
muskellunge 48" Stuart D. Thompson live sucker Upper Niagara River, Erie Co. November 27, 2001
northern pike 48" Don Berti bucktail jig Oneida Lake, Onondaga Co. July 7, 2001
northern pike 43" Larry Lovett 4" shiner Sandy Pond, Oswego Co. January 12, 2001
northern pike 40" Philip J. Averill jig&night crawler Norwood Lake, St. Lawrence Co. July 29, 2001
northern pike 39 ½" Kyle Bundy 3" chub Great Sacandaga Res., Fulton Co. March 11, 2001
northern pike 38 ½" Jeff Herrick 7" shiner Conesus Lake, Livingston Co. February 3, 2001
northern pike 38" Richard McNichol live sucker Lewey Lake, Hamilton Co. January 2, 2001
northern pike 38" Sonny Dikesman Rapala Chateaugay Lake, Clinton, Co. May 20, 2001
northern pike 38" Raymond Connelly spinnerbait Hudson River, Saratoga Co. July 29, 2001
northern pike 37 3/4" Sonny Dikesman Twin Tail Shad Chateaugay Lake, Clinton Co. May 12, 2001
northern pike 37" Eric Nisch spinnerbait Hudson River, Saratoga Co. July 30, 2001
northern pike 36 1/4" Larry Shick spinnerbait Port Bay, Wayne Co. September 11, 2001
northern pike 36"+ Chris Heh Squirmin Squirt Jig Genesee River, Monroe Co. August 1, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 38 ½" Chuck Booker egg sack Twelvemile Creek, Niagara Co. April 18, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 37" Frank M. Sellerberg estaz fly Salmon River, Oswego Co. February 9, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 36" David A. Little wet fly Salmon River, Oswego Co. November 10, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 35 ½" James B. Kramer Michigan Stinger Spoon Lake Ontario, Niagara Co. August 2, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 34 ½" Kurt M. Sellerberg homemade nymph Salmon River, Oswego Co. January 20, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 34" Patrick T. Corcoran evil eye spoon Lake Ontario, Jefferson Co. May 3, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 32 ½" Charles E. McGill estaz fly Salmon River, Otsego Co. October 2, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 32 1/4" Chuck Booker egg sack Fourmile Creek, Niagara Co. April 18, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 32" Nathan J. Lucabaugh stone fly nymph Cattaraugus Creek, Erie Co. November 3, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 31 3/4" Chuck Booker egg sack Fourmile Creek, Niagara Co. April 1, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 31 ½" Russ Weber homemade nymph Salmon River, Oswego Co. February 9, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 30 1/4" Robert O. Kramer Stinger Spoon Lake Ontario, Niagara Co. August 3, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 30" Chuck Booker egg sack Twelvemile Creek, Niagara Co March 31, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 28" Tom Bezek homemade fly Naples Creek, Ontario Co. April 6, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 27" John Dahl Little Cleo Spoon Red House Lake, Cattaraugus Co. May 9, 2001
rainbow trout/ steelhead 27" Matthew Chapple homemade nymph Enfield Creek, Tompkins Co. April 11, 2001
smallmouth bass 22 ½" Alex Burka Thunderstick Lake Mahopac, Putnam Co. June 27, 2001
smallmouth bass 22" Brandt S. Lapko Rattletrap Lake Erie, Chautauqua Co. June 8, 2001
smallmouth bass 22" Tom Hughes Kastmaster Fort Pond, Suffolk Co. September 27, 2001
smallmouth bass 22" Roger L. Stearns live perch Chautauqua Lake, Chautauqua Co. October 22, 2001
smallmouth bass 21 3/4" Roger L. Stearns live perch Chautauqua Lake, Chautauqua Co. September 24, 2001
smallmouth bass 21 ½" Virginia Sue martin 3/8 oz jig Chautauqua lake, Cattaraugus Co. July 25, 2001
smallmouth bass 21" David J. Nugent Arbogast topwater Chenango River, Broome Co. July 31, 2001
smallmouth bass 20 ½" Raymond Connelly Fat Free Shad Hudson River, Saratoga Co. July 8, 2001
smallmouth bass 20 ½" Bill Cash Jitterbug Lake Champlain, Clinton Co. July 15, 2001
smallmouth bass 20 ½" Charles T. Blum live minnow Oxbow Lake, Hamilton Co. August 1, 2001
smallmouth bass 20" David Nugent Skitter Pop Susquehanna River, Broome Co. September 22, 2001
smallmouth bass 20" David Nugent buzzbait Chenango River, Broome Co. September 16, 2001
smallmouth bass 20" Mike Schleicher spider grub Ballston Lake, Saratoga Co. November 30, 2001
smallmouth bass 19 3/4" Ed Doherty helgrammite Mohawk River Schenectady Co. July 29, 2001
smallmouth bass 19 ½" Robert M. Hensch Jr. Zara Spook Owasco Lake, Cayuga Co. June 18, 2001
smallmouth bass 19 ½" Samantha Cash Jitterbug Lake Champlain, Clinton Co. July 19, 2001
smallmouth bass 19 ½" Linda Spitznagel leech Chautauqua Lake, Chautauqua Co. July 12, 2001
smallmouth bass 19 ½" Thomas Kuklis Pop-R Chenango River, Broome Co. September 6, 2001
smallmouth bass 19" T. J. Murray Mepps Minnow Lake Champlain, Clinton Co. July 23, 2001
smallmouth bass 19" David Nugent Skitter Pop Chenango River, Broome Co. October 2, 2001
smallmouth bass 19" Lawrence Burns shiner Hunter Lake, Sullivan Co. August 18, 2001
smallmouth bass 19" David Nugent Skitter Pop Susquehanna River, Broome Co. September 22, 2001
smallmouth bass 19" Harry Nugent Chug Bug Susquehanna River, Broome Co. September 22, 2001
smallmouth bass 19" David Nugent Skitter Pop Chenango River, Broome County October 6, 2001
smallmouth bass 19" David Nugent minnow Chenango River, Broome County October 8, 2001
smallmouth bass 19" Thomas J. Senecal Jr. Clouser Minnow fly Hudson River, Saratoga Co. October 30, 2001
smallmouth bass 18 ½" Charles M. Waldorf Mini A Bomber Lake Erie, Erie Co. May 31, 2001
smallmouth bass 18 ½" Caitlynn Cash Golden Phoebe Lake Champlain, Clinton Co. July 21, 2001
smallmouth bass 18 ½" Eric Nisch Shad Rap Hudson River, Albany Co. June 22, 2001
smallmouth bass 18 ½" Janet Doherty shiner Mohawk River, Schenectady Co. July 3, 2001
smallmouth bass 18 ½" Al Charette shiner Hudson River, Albany Co. August 19, 2001
smallmouth bass 18 ½" David Nugent Chug Bug Susquehanna River, Broome Co. September 21, 2001
smallmouth bass 18 ½" David Nugent Chug Bug Susquehanna River, Broome Co. September 21, 2001
smallmouth bass 18 ½" David J. Nugent Zara Spook Chenango River, Broome Co. July 30, 2001
smallmouth bass 18" David Nugent jig&minnow Susquehanna River, Broome Co. September 20, 2001
smallmouth bass 18" David Nugent Chug Bug Susquehanna River, Broome Co. September 21, 2001
smallmouth bass 18" Dale E. Ward Shad Rap Susquehanna River, Tioga Co. August 2, 2001
smallmouth bass 18" David Nugent Skitter Pop Susquehanna River, Broome Co. September 22, 2001
smallmouth bass 18" David Nugent spinnerbait Susquehanna River, Broome Co. September 21, 2001
smallmouth bass 18" John A. Bateman crayfish Black Creek, Monroe Co. August 24, 2001
smallmouth bass 18" Chuck Booker homemade lure Chautauqua Lake, Chautauqua Co. September 5, 2001
smallmouth bass 18" David Nugent Skitter Pop Chenango River, Broome Co. October 8, 2001
smallmouth bass 18" Dale E. Ward Rapala Susquehanna River, Tioga Co. October 5, 2001
striped bass 40" Jack Marzahl live herring Hudson River, Albany Co. May 30, 2001
striped bass 38" Alex Burka Rapala Hudson River, Dutchess Co. May 8, 2001
striped bass 36" Louis A. Buff live herring Hudson River, Albany Co. May 14, 2001
tiger muskellunge 48" Valarie MacDonald Bulldawg Chautauqua Lake, Chautauqua Co. July 5, 2001
tiger muskellunge 42 1/4" Mark Burgeson Shallow Raider Conesus Lake, Livingston Co. June 15, 2001
tiger muskellunge 41 1/4" Mark Ziemba Rapala Oneida Lake, Oswego Co. June 23, 2001
tiger muskellunge 41" Donald L. Bonde Rapala Canadarago Lake, Otsego Co. May 5, 2001
tiger muskellunge 40 ½" Dustin Amalfitano live fallfish Greenwood Lake, Orange Co. January 15, 2001
walleye 31 ½" Norman P. Austin Rapala Lake Ontario, Oswego Co. May 18, 2001
walleye 26" Donald L. Bonde Rapala Canadarago Lake, Otsego Co. June 11, 2001
walleye 26" Carlo A. Gonzalez lure Lake Champlain, Essex Co. July 21, 2001
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