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2008 Winners Catch and Release Category

2008 Catch and Release Category Winners
Species Length (inches) Angler Lure Water County Date
Black Crappie 14.25 Michael Lombard Swedish Pimple Private Pond Essex 3/15/2008
Black Crappie 14.25 Charles Choi Rooster Tail Cazenovia Lake Madison 6/15/2008
Bluegill 10.75 Madelyn Pikula Popper Unnamed Water Erie 9/17/2008
Bluegill 10.2 Philip Brady Hook and Bobber Mill Pond Suffolk 7/12/2008
Bluegill 10.2 Briana Brady Hook and Bobber Mill Pond Suffolk 7/14/2008
Brown Trout - Inland Streams 27 Michael Lenestsky Wooly Bugger Fall Creek Tompkins 11/4/2008
Brown Trout - Inland Streams 21.5 Arthur Olezeski Rooster Tail West Canada Creek Herkimer 5/4/2008
Brown Trout - Inland Streams 21 Richard Serbonich Rapala Shadrap Tioughnioga River Cortland 5/17/2008
Brown Trout - Inland Streams 21 Harold Bacon Riesteg Spinner Rig Upper West Branch Ausable River Essex 6/21/2008
Chain Pickerel 27 William Brown Sidewinder Spoon Lake Champlain Clinton 8/28/2008
Chain Pickerel 26.25 Stephen Starin Spoon West Lake Fulton 10/12/2008
Chain Pickerel 26 Daniel Rancier Rapala Oneida Lake Onondaga 5/8/2008
Chinook Salmon 42 Chuck Booker Homemade Spinner Lower Niagara River Niagara 10/1/2008
Chinook Salmon 38 Chuck Booker Homemade Spinner Lower Niagara River Niagara 10/1/2008
Common Carp 40 Justin Skrzynski Nightcrawler Lake Erie Erie 6/24/3008
Common Carp 36.38 Lorraine Dodge Corn Lake Neatawanta Oswego 5/14/2008
Lake Trout 35 Kyle Mansley Plug Lake George Warren 8/1/2008
Largemouth Bass 24.25 Robert Warne Weedless Jig w/ Yamamoto Crawdad Albion Reservoir Orleans 5/15/2008
Largemouth Bass 24 Daniel Kimberly Rapala Skitter Pop Otter Lake Cayuga 5/13/2008
Largemouth Bass 24 Brian Miller Jitterbug Hallock Lake Suffolk 6/26/2008
Largemouth Bass 24 Brenda Jackson Dixi Spinner- Worm Harness Fourth Lake Herkimer 8/30/2008
Largemouth Bass 23.75 Jean Engle Plastic Minnow Hudson River Washington 9/7/2008
Muskellunge 52 Marland Ward Jr. Bulldog Chautauqua Lake Chautauqua 9/22/2008
Northern Pike 44 John Flynn Feathered Treble Hook and
Fourth Lake Herkimer 3/15/2008
Northern Pike 43 Andrew Laczkowski Polish Perch St. Lawrence River Jefferson 10/7/2008
Northern Pike 40.5 William Lints Cyclops Spoon Mohawk River Oneida 5/22/2008
Pumpkinseed 11.25 Paula VanMeter Artificial Worm Farm Pond Rensselaer 8/9/2008
Rainbow Trout - Great Lakes 35 William Schmidt Wooly Bugger Salmon River Oswego 4/25/2008
Rainbow Trout - Great Lakes 32 Bill Cash Egg Sack Salmon River Oswego 1/25/2008
Rainbow Trout - Great Lakes 31 Chuck Booker Fly Two Mile Creek Niagara 4/13/2008
Rainbow Trout - Great Lakes 31 James Kramer Michigan Stinger Spoon Lake Ontario Niagara 8/1/2008
Smallmouth Bass 24 Chris Nishnick Stick Worm Chautauqua Lake Chautauqua 6/30/2008
Smallmouth Bass 23 Davey Han Lindy Minnow Jig Chautauqua Lake Chautauqua 5/10/2008
Smallmouth Bass 22.5 Richard Falcon Coffee Tube Lake Ontario (Chaumont Bay) Jefferson 10/12/2008
Striped Bass 42.38 William Cleary Live Herring Hudson River Albany 5/9/2008
Tiger Musky 39 Harry Maxwell Shiner Otisco Lake Onondaga 10/23/2008
Tiger Musky 38 Thomas Senecal Jr. Eel Fly Carter Pond Washington 5/4/2008
Walleye 31 Thomas Crance Smithwick Lake Ontario Oswego 5/29/2008
Walleye 30 Roger Sheppard Jig and Ringworm Rainbow Lake Franklin 6/22/2008
Walleye 29 David Nugent Jig and Minnow Chenango River Broome 11/14/2008
White Crappie 15 Jeff Schlosser Bass Assassin Chautauqua Lake Chautauqua 5/8/2008
Yellow Perch 14.7 Philip Brady Minnow Crankbait Patchogue Lake Suffolk 7/9/2008
Yellow Perch 14.25 Michael Miller Gulp Minnow Grub Hallock Pond Suffolk 8/2/2008
Yellow Perch 14 Brian Miller Maribou Jig Artist Lake Suffolk 8/30/2008
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