State Records


Species
Weight
Where
When
Angler
Albacore 68 lbs Norfolk Canyon 1992 Irvin Fenton, Jr.
Amberjack ll8 lbs Ches. Light Tower 1986 Mark J. Roberts
Barracuda 45 lbs 8 oz CB Buoy Line 1996 Wayne Seymour
Bluefish 25 lbs 4 oz  Bluefish Rock 1986 Gayle E. Cozzens
Cobia 109 lbs York Spit 2006 Joseph F. Berberich, II
Cod, Atlantic 35 lbs  Off Wachapreague 1969 Robert Crammer
Crevalle Jack 48 lbs 12 oz Ches. Light Tower 1993 Charles McCaskill, III
Croaker 8 lbs 11 oz  New Point Light 2007 Norman T. Jenkins
Dolphin 71 lbs 8 oz Off Virginia Beach  1991 Don Dorey
Drum, Black 111 lbs Off Cape Charles 1973 Betty D. Hall
Drum, Red 85 lbs 4 oz Wreck Island 1981 Herman Moore
False Albacore 25 lbs 4 oz Off Virginia Capes 1964 Jack Sparrow
Flounder 17 lbs 8 oz Baltimore Channel 1971 Charles E. Cross
Grouper, Snowy 70 lbs 7 oz Norfolk Canyon 2011 Roger Burnley
Kingfish (Roundhead) 2 lbs 13 oz Off Sandbridge 2002 Chip Watters
Mackerel, King 63 lbs 1 oz Off Virginia Beach 2007 Susan M. Smith
Mackerel, Spanish 9 lbs 13 oz Off Virginia Beach 1993 Everett Cameron
Marlin, Blue 1,093 lbs 12 oz Norfolk Canyon 1978 Edward Alan Givens
Marlin, White 131 lbs 10 oz Off Virginia Beach 1978 Rudolf D. Van't Riet
Pollock 23 lbs 8 oz Off Chincoteague 1992 Lee Michalski
Pompano 5 lbs 10 oz Scarborough Island  1992 Robert T. Long
Porgy 5 lbs 5 oz Off Chincoteague 1978 Charles B. Haines, Sr.
Sailfish 68 lbs 8 oz Off Virginia Beach 1977 P.J. Murden
Sea Bass 10 lbs 4 oz Off Virginia Beach 2000 Allan P. Paschall
Shark, Bigeye Thresher 149 lbs The Cigar 1992 Wayne M. Gross
Shark, Blacktip 76 lbs 10 oz Off Virginia Beach 1988 John W. Thurston, Jr.
Shark, Blue 266 lbs The Cigar 1987 Wayne C. DeFord
Shark, Bull 256 lbs V-Buoy 1982 Craig R. Paige
Shark, Dusky 673 lbs S.E. Lumps 1982 Michael J. Halperin
Shark, Hammerhead (Great) 430 lbs S.E. Lumps 1984 Ronald E. Ault
Shark, Hammerhead (Scalloped) 245 lbs The Cigar 1977 Don Lips
Shark, Hammerhead (Smooth) 272 lbs Off Virginia Beach 1988 Carolyn L. Matthews
Shark, Lemon 312 lbs 12 oz Off Sandbridge 1976 Bill Walker
Shark, Mako 728 lbs Ches. Light Tower 1983 Geoffrey H. Newbill
Shark, Sandbar (Brown) 213 lbs Triangle Wrecks 1986 Bill Moffett
Shark, Sand Tiger 339 lbs Off Cape Charles 1983 Kelly D. Capps
Shark, Silky 110 lbs Norfolk Canyon 1977 Gary W. Seay
Shark, Spinner 129 lbs 8 oz Off Chincoteague 1991 John E. Patton, II
Shark, Thresher 525 lbs Triangle Wrecks 2004 Andrew P. Schuyler
Shark, Tiger 1,099 lbs 12 oz  S.E. Lumps 1981 John W. Thurston, Jr.
Shark, White 131 lbs S.E. Lumps 1981 Fred Williams
Sheepshead 20 lbs 12 oz CBBT, Seagull Fishing Pier 2005 Arun Nhek
Spade fish 14 lbs 14 oz The Cell
(Ches. Bay)
2009 Roland E. Murphy
Spot 2 lbs 6 oz Off Poquoson 1980 Nathan Dryden
Striped Bass 74 lbs Off Cape Henry 2012 Cary Wolfe
Swordfish 446 lbs Off Virginia Beach 2012 Joseph T. Harris
Tarpon 130 lbs Off Oyster 1975 Barry Truitt
Tautog 24 lbs 3oz Morgan Wreck 2012 Ken Neill III
Tile, Blueline 23 lbs 5 oz Norfolk Canyon 2009 Michael Adkins
Tile, Golden 56 lbs 8 oz Norfolk Canyon 2008 Aaron Sledd
Trout, Gray 19 lbs Ches. Bay Br. Tunnel 1983 Philip W. Halstead
Trout, Speckled 16 lbs Masons Beach 1977 Bill Katko
Tuna, Bigeye 311 lbs Norfolk Canyon 2013 Vic Gaspeny
Tuna, Bluefin 606 lbs Off Virginia Beach 2015 Chase Robinson
Tuna, Blackfin 33 lbs 15 oz Norfolk Canyon 2004 William W. Charlton III
Tuna, Skipjack 22 lbs 11 oz The Cigar 1995 Kitty Falk
Tuna, Yellowfin 203 lbs 12 oz Norfolk Canyon 1981 Bruce C. Gottwald, Jr.
Wahoo 122 lbs 1oz Off Wachapreague 2012 Susan Nelson

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