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2009 Winners Catch and Release Category

NYS Angler Achievement Awards Program

2009 Catch and Release Category Winners
Species Length (inches) Angler Lure Water County Date
Atlantic Salmon- Inland 27.6 Anthony Canino Jr. Trolling spoon Cayuga Lake Tompkins 5/9
Black Crappie 14.75 Walter Wreden Jig Delta Lake Oneida 9/14
Black Crappie 14 John Berens Mepps spinner Hemlock Lake Livingston 6/9
Bluegill 10.75 Charles Van Meter Jr. Berkley grub Grafton Pond Rensselaer 10/18
Bluegill 10.6 Philip Brady Hook & bobber Mill Pond Suffolk 10/19
Bluegill 10.4 Briana Brady Hook & bobber Mill Pond Suffolk 10/6
Brown Trout- Inland Lakes 28 Richard Neiss Storm swim shad Croton Falls Reservoir Putnam 7/24
Brown Trout- Inland Lakes 27 George D'Amato Sutton 44 spoon Canandaigua Lake Ontario 6/26
Brown Trout- Inland Streams 22.5 Richard Bradt Fly Mettawee River Washington 9/26
Brown Trout- Inland Streams 22.25 Richard Serbonich Rapala shad rap Tioughnioga River Cortland 5/30
Brown Trout- Inland Streams 21.5 Joseph Dorsey Nightcrawler Wiscoy Creek Wyoming 4/2
Chain Pickerel 30.25 Charles Van Meter Jr. Singletail grub Farm pond Rensselaer 5/25
Chain Pickerel 27 Ed Lints Minnow Kayuta Lake Oneida 7/9
Chain Pickerel 27 Richard Neiss Johnsons spoon New Croton Reservoir Westchester 7/22
Chain Pickerel 26.75 Joseph T. Lopata Rapala X-Rap Barge Canal Oneida 9/29
Chinook Salmon 42 Chuck Booker EZ egg Twelve Mile Creek Niagara 10/29
Chinook Salmon 40 Bryant Dean II Salmon egg Salmon River Oswego 10/6
Common Carp 39 Eric Leusch Corn Little York Lake Cortland 6/13
Common Carp 39 Walter Wreden Jig Delta Lake Oneida 9/5
Common Carp 37.5 Trace Ramsey Corn Keuka Lake Yates 7/12
Lake Trout- Great Lakes 36.25 Robert Buehler Stick bait Lake Ontario Monroe 10/12
Lake Trout- Great Lakes 35 Robert Swiatek Spoon Lake Erie Chautauqua 8/14
Lake Trout- Great Lakes 34.5 Jonathan Bolyard Spoon Lake Ontario Niagara 4/18
Lake Trout- Inland 33.5 Charles Van Meter Jr. Downrigger Lake Champlain Clinton 6/22
Lake Trout- Inland 32 Paula Van Meter Downrigger Lake Champlain Clinton 6/24
Largemouth Bass 25 David Zikoski Heddon cork popper Lake Superior Sullivan 8/9
Largemouth Bass 24.75 David J. Nugent Wacko worm Private pond Broome 8/7
Largemouth Bass 23.5 Ed Lints Sucker Eaton Reservoir Madison 7/22
Muskellunge 58.75 Rich Clarke St. Lawrence River Jefferson 12/6
Muskellunge 54 Gerald Vaikness Spinnerbait Black Lake St. Lawrence 7/17
Muskellunge 48 Todd E. Young Wiley jerkbait Chautauqua Lake Chautauqua 8/17
Muskellunge 48 Stephen J. Trenton Stickbait St. Lawrence River St. Lawrence 11/2
Northern Pike 39 Michael Saviola Salted minnow Conesus Lake Livingston 8/23
Northern Pike 38.5 Walter Wreden Jig w/teaser tail Delta Lake Oneida 6/30
Northern Pike 38 Joseph Banker Golden shiner Conesus Lake Livingston 3/5
Northern Pike 38 Jeffery Reed Deep diver crankbait Lake Champlain Washington 9/13
Rainbow Trout- Great Lakes 38.5 Chuck Booker EZ egg Two Mile Creek Niagara 4/22
Rainbow Trout- Great Lakes 34 Robert M. Fronczek Fly Two Mile Creek Niagara 4/1
Rainbow Trout- Great Lakes 34 Walter Wreden Egg sack Salmon River Oswego 9/7
Rainbow Trout- Great Lakes 33 Arthur Pearse Partridge soft hackle Salmon River Oswego 3/7
Rainbow Trout- Great Lakes 33 Chuck Booker EZ egg Two Mile Creek Niagara 3/23
Rainbow Trout- Great Lakes 33 Robert Kramer Avery spoon Lake Ontario Niagara 8/4
Rainbow Trout- Inland Streams 26.5 Robert W. Seymour Garden hackle Springwater Creek Livingston 4/11
Smallmouth Bass 24 Chuck Booker Tube jig Lake Ontario Niagara 5/12
Smallmouth Bass 22.25 Kenneth Doerr Lipless crankbait Lake Ontario Jefferson 9/21
Smallmouth Bass 22 Daniel Lopez Crawfish Mohawk River Schenectady 7/11
Striped Bass 37.5 John Swenson Smithwick Rogue Hudson River Dutchess 5/13
Tiger Muskellunge 37 Edward A. Piotrowski Booyah spinnerbait Round Lake Saratoga 7/10
Walleye 31.5 Greg Becker Worm harness Lake Erie Erie 6/29
Walleye 27.5 Peter C. Geelan Live shiner Great Sacandaga Lake Saratoga 2/8
White Crappie 16 Joshua Barker Spinnerbait Solon Pond Cortland 7/12
White Crappie 15.5 Timothy C. Conpropst Jr. Renegade crankbait Solon Pond Cortland 7/12
Yellow Perch 15 Mike Sperry Worm harness Chautauqua Lake Chautauqua 5/15
Yellow Perch 14.5 Dave Miesowicz Live shiner Tomhannock Reservoir Rensselaer 3/3
Yellow Perch 14 Greg Becker Live minnow Lake Erie Erie 6/14
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