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New York State Marine Fishing Records

Marine Fish Records
As of January 14, 2015
FISH WEIGHT ANGLER DATE
Albacore (False) 16 lb. 6 oz. John Skinner, Wading River, NY 10/18/09
Albacore (Longfin) 74 lb. 10.5 oz. John Maguire, Port Jefferson, NY 09/23/00
Atlantic Bonito 12 lb. 7.8 oz Angelo Peluso, Port Jefferson, NY 10/17/03
Black Sea Bass 9 lb. 0 oz. Sal Vicari, Bronx, NY 10/10/93
Tautog (Blackfish) 22 lbs 8.5 oz. Bill Taylor, Amityville, NY 11/14/14
Bluefish 25 lb. 0 oz. Peter Weber, Jr., Montauk, NY 10/30/98
Cod 85 lb. 0 oz. Fred Shay, Jr., Montauk, NY 02/25/84
Dolphin 52 lb. 0 oz. Richard Divika, Huntington, NY 08/25/85
Flounder (Winter) 7 lb. 3.5 oz. Jack Cohen, Staten Island, NY 06/29/97
Fluke* 22 lb. 7 oz. Charles Nappi, Hicksville, NY 09/15/75
Golden Tilefish 63 lb. 8 oz. Mark Kaminski, Plainview, NY 06/23/10
Marlin (Blue) 1,174 lb. 0 oz. Bill Sweedler, Westport, CT 07/20/86
Marlin (White) 130 lb. 0 oz. Mrs. P. Dater, East Hampton, NY 08/13/51
Pollack 45 lb. 15 oz. Bruce Morabito, West Islip, NY 08/26/88
Porgy (Scup) 6 lb. 4 oz. Samuel Warren, District Hgts, MD 10/01/78
Shark (Blue) 528 lb. 0 oz. Joe Siedel, Bayside, NY 08/09/01
Shark (Mako) 1,080 lb. 0 oz. James Melanson, Haverhill, MD 08/26/79
Shark (Thresher) 614 lb. 0 oz. Joe Calandra, NY 10/12/94
Shark (Tiger) 1,087 lb. 0 oz. Ken Rafferty, Massapequa, NY 07/23/86
Shark (White) 3,450 lb. 0 oz. Don Braddick, Montauk, NY 08/06/86
Striped Bass 76 lb. 0 oz. Bob Rocchetta, East Setauket, NY 07/17/81
Swordfish 540 lb. 0 oz. Dean Delle Donne, Moriches, NY 09/08/06
Triggerfish 7 lb. 10 oz. Steven Newman, Montauk, NY 10/03/99
Tuna (Bigeye) 355 lb. 0 oz. Richard Buechmann, Oakdale, NY 09/27/81
Tuna (Bluefin) 1,071 lb. 0 oz. Larry Thompson, Montauk, NY 08/21/77
Tuna (Yellowfin) 248 lb. 8 oz. Bruce Weisinger, East Hills, NY 09/09/02
Wahoo 117 lb. 0 oz. Jonathan Stabe, Brewster, NY 08/17/13
Weakfish 19 lb. 2 oz. Dennis Rooney, Seaford, NY 10/11/84
White Perch 2 lb. 5.4 oz. Michael Cohn, Seaford, NY 12/02/10

* 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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