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New York State Marine Fishing Records

Marine Fish Records
FISH LBS-OZ ANGLER DATE
Albacore (False) 16-6 John Skinner, Wading River, NY 10/18/09
Albacore (Longfin) 74-10.5 John Maguire, Port Jefferson, NY 09/23/00
Black Sea Bass 9-0 Sal Vicari, Bronx, NY 10/10/93
Tautog (Blackfish) 21-8.8 Gene Pitaro, Flushing, NY 12/09/11
Bluefish 25-0 Peter Weber, Jr., Montauk, NY 10/30/98
Cod 85-0 Fred Shay, Jr., Montauk, NY 02/25/84
Dolphin 52-0 Richard Divika, Huntington, NY 08/25/85
Flounder (Winter) 7-3.5 Jack Cohen, Staten Island, NY 06/29/97
Fluke* 22-7 Charles Nappi, Hicksville, NY 09/15/75
Marlin (Blue) 1,174-0 Bill Sweedler, Westport, CT 07/20/86
Marlin (White) 130-0 Mrs. P. Dater, East Hampton, NY 08/13/51
Pollack 45-15 Bruce Morabito, West Islip, NY 08/26/88
Porgy (Scup) 6-4 Samuel Warren, District Hgts, MD 10/01/78
Shark (Blue) 528-0 Joe Siedel, Bayside, NY 08/09/01
Shark (Mako) 1,080-0 James Melanson, Haverhill, MD 08/26/79
Shark (Thresher) 614-0 Joe Calandra, NY 10/12/94
Shark (Tiger) 1,087-0 Ken Rafferty, Massapequa, NY 07/23/86
Shark (White) 3,450-0 Don Braddick, Montauk, NY 08/06/86
Striped Bass 76-0 Bob Rocchetta, East Setauket, NY 07/17/81
Swordfish 540-0 Dean Delle Donne, Moriches, NY 09/08/06
Triggerfish 7-10 Steven Newman, Montauk, NY 10/03/99
Tuna (Bigeye) 355-0 Richard Buechmann, Oakdale, NY 09/27/81
Tuna (Bluefin) 1,071-0 Larry Thompson, Montauk, NY 08/21/77
Tuna (Yellowfin) 248-8 Bruce Weisinger, East Hills, NY 09/09/02
Wahoo 114-0 Bob Krug, Merrick, NY 09/26/03
Weakfish 19-2 Dennis Rooney, Seaford, NY 10/11/84
White Perch 1-5.76 Daniel Young, Massapequa, NY 08/08/00

* All Tackle World Record

For further information contact Sandra Dumais at 631-444-0445 or e-mail the Bureau of Marine Resources.


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