State Record Marine Fish (Harvested)

Common Name Weight (lbs, oz) Length Location Caught Angler Year Caught
Albacore 68, 14 46.5" Atlantis Canyon John Dagon 2012
American Eel 5, 3 39.5" West Haven Alyssa Zuppe 2017
Atlantic Bonito 11, 8 29.5" Ocean Beach Mark Drummey 2017
Atlantic Chub Mackerel 2, 5.28 16.75" Fishers Island Sound John Roy 2021
Atlantic Cod 45, 0 - South of Block Island John Chomen 2004
Big Eye Tuna 294, 2 78" West Atlantis Chris Anderson 2021
Black Sea Bass 7, 8 25" Six Mile Reef Mike Lane 2005
Blackfish (Tautog) 26, 9.6 34" Two Tree Island Thien Nguyen 2015
Bluefin Tuna 770, 0 - Block Island Sound Lester Debetta 1990
Bluefish 24, 13 - Norwalk Island Charles J. Toth 1979
Blue Marlin 449, 6 - Atlantis Canyon Jeffery K. Eckert 2001
Blue Shark 361, 0 - Ranger Wreck Robert H. Olsen 1993
Clearnose Skate 9, 8 37" Fort Hale Park Anthony Carpentino 2017
Conger Eel 13, 8 51.75" Niantic Bay Steven Bender 2022
Cunner 3, 4 - Block Island Sound Wesley E. Sargent 1998
Hickory Shad 3, 4 23" Niantic River, Niantic Richard Kozlowski 2003
Hogchoker 0, 9 10.25" West Haven Albert Zuppe 2016
Little Tunny (False Albacore) 16, 13 37" Butterfish Hole Vincent Deledda 2011
Mako Shark 650, 0 - Block Island Sound Gregory J. Erisoty 1987
Northern Kingfish 2, 10 19.5" Silver Sands State Park Christopher Shea 2016
Oyster Toadfish 2, 12 14" Millstone Outflow, Waterford William Kondrasiewicz 2018
Pollock 34, 2 - Block Island Sound Joe DeCosta 2000
Porbeagle Shark 191, 0 75" Ryan's Horn Austin Urban 2013
Sandbar (Brown) Shark 118, 7 - CT River, Old Saybrook Bruce Kelly 1995
Scup (Porgy) 5, 4.8 21" Montauk Harbor Travis Kupchok 2019
Sheepshead Porgy 10, 11 - Branford Reef Clyde Turner 1998
Smooth Dogfish 18, 11 57" New Haven Breakwall Jennifer Zuppe 2017
Spiny Dogfish 22, 11 57.75" Milford Jennifer Zuppe 2018
Squid (Longfin) - 15.5" mantle Stonington Marc Pantalone 2019
Striped Bass 81, 15 54" Outer Southwest Reef Greg Myerson 2011
Striped Sea Robin 4, 3 20" Housatonic River Howard Wolowitz 2012
Summer Flounder (Fluke) 15, 4.8 32.625" Niantic Bay Bill Proulx 2023
Thresher Shark 467, 0 - Montauk Point Mark Hiller 2006
Weakfish 17, 14 36" Fayerweather Island June Andrejko 1986
White Perch 2, 3.2 14.5" Short Beach Harry B. Sheffield 2020
Windowpane Flounder - 11.2 12.75" Long Sand Shoal Alexander Welford
Winter Flounder 6, 1 - Millstone Pt., Waterford Tom Kobas 1999
Winter Skate 17, 6 - Watch Hill, R.I. William F. Zanks 1995
Yellowfin Tuna 210, 7 - Block Canyon Charles J. Lobacz 1991

 

State Record Exotic Fish (Harvested)

Common Name Weight (lbs, oz) Length Location Caught Angler Year Caught
Banded Rudderfish 1, 5 13.0" Milford Israel Ruman 2018
Black Drum 15, 3 - New Haven Breakwater Howard D. LaFrance 2001
Black Grouper 1, 4 13.5" Millstone Outflow Hugh Durham 2012
Cobia 43, - 56" Long Sand Shoal John Bertolasio 2022
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) 47, 2 60" Fish Tales Canyon John Dagon 2016
Gray Triggerfish 6, 1.5 19" Pine Island, Groton Keith Mehmet 2016
Grey Snapper 5, 15 25" Millstone Outflow Nelson Carey 2016
Jack Crevalle 3, 7.5 18.8" Millstone Outflow, Waterford Hugh Durham 2014
King Mackerel 7, 2 33.5" Saybrook Doug Clark 2018
Ladyfish 3, 8 23" Millstone Pt., Waterford Nelson Carey 2014
Monkfish 42, 0 40" Southside of Fisher's Island Craig Weagle 2016
Porbeagle Shark 191, - 75" Ryan's Horn Austin Urban 2013
Roughtail Stingray 86, 15 88" Millstone Outflow, Waterford Kevin McCaffery 2014
Scalloped Hammerhead Shark 235, 0 - Block Island Sound Richard Bonaccorsi 1992
Smooth Puffer 9, 12 25.25" Six Mile Reef Robert M. Mielke 2019
Spanish Mackerel 6, 5 - Branford Beacon Michael Audet 2003
Swordfish 359, - - Fish Tales Fred J. Malcarne 2004
Tilefish 58, 2 47" West Atlantis Canyon Jarred Velardi 2022
Torpedo Ray 89, 8 - Misquamicut, R.I. Chuck Adams 2008
Wahoo 88, 0 - Fish Tales Mike Matrishon 2005
White Marlin 110, 6 75" Hudson Canyon Aaron Kolodziej 2022

State Record Marine Fish (Catch and Release)

Common Name Weight (lbs, oz) Length Location Caught Angler Year Caught
Atlantic Needlefish - 34" Mystic River Zacery Martindale 2016
Black Sea Bass - 24" Six Mile Reef Evan Kamoen 2018
Blackfish (Tautog) 23, 11.2 32.5" Groton Luke Wiggins 2020
Bluefish - 40" Race Alex Erdmann 2022
Blue Shark - 120" Block Island Sound Timothy E. Kilbride 2009
Chub Mackerel - 17.25" Fishers Island Sound Evan Kamoen 2022
Clearnose Skate - 36.5" Mystic River Stephen Stella 2022
Little Tunny (False Albacore) 6, 8 26.5" Block Island Sound Timothy E. Kilbride 2009
Northern Kingfish - 16" Silver Sands State Park Jonathan Baldovin 2021
Northern Puffer - 10" Hammonasset Evan Kamoen 2017
Oyster Toadfish 3, 4 16" Norwalk Patrick DeVito 2014
Pinfish - 13" Groton Long Point Evan Kamoen 2019
Scup (Porgy) - 19.87" New Haven Breakwater Jennifer Zuppe 2020
Smooth Dogfish - 51" New Haven Breakwall Albert Zuppe 2016
Striped Bass - 54" Sunken Island Joseph Jackson 2023
Striped Bass - 54" Long Island Sound Derek Williams 2017
Summer Flounder 10, 11 29" Sara's Ledge Sara Roman 2018
Striped Sea Robin - 20" Long Island Sound Alex Erdmann 2016
Weakfish - 33.75" West Haven Seawall Al Zuppe 2020

 

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