Bluegills are one of the most popular freshwater fish in North America. These sunfish reside in lakes, rivers, ponds, and creeks around the country.
If you’re going fishing for these panfish you may be wondering what the record is for the largest bluegill ever caught. Here we will take a look at a few state records to find the biggest that was ever caught.
Top 10 Largest Bluegill Ever Caught
|Alabama||4 lbs 12 oz||Ketona Lakes by Birmingham||T.S. Hudson||4/9/1950|
|North Carolina||4 lbs 5 oz||N/A||Danny Case||7/27/1967|
|Kentucky||4 lbs 3 oz||Strip mine lake||Phil Conyers||8/5/1980|
|Arizona||3 lbs 15.68 oz||Goldwater Lake||Christopher Ray Mapes||5/2/2004|
|California||3 lbs 14 oz||Rancho Murieta Reservoir||Michael Holoubek||6/22/2008|
|Idaho||3 lbs 8 oz||C.J. Strike Reservoir||Darrell Grim||5/19/1905|
|Illinois||3 lbs 8 oz||private pond||Darren May||5/10/1987|
|Mississippi||3 lbs 7.2 oz||private pond||Gerald E. Thurmond||2/2/1995|
|Maryland||3 lbs 7 oz||Deep Creek Lake||Sarah Brenneman||8/9/1998|
|Georgia||3 lbs 5 oz||Shamrock Lake||P. F. Gumm||7/3/1977|
Those are the 10 biggest. If you want to see the records in every state check out this resource.