Rhode Island
SALTWATER
Sportfishing Records


SPECIES
WEIGHT
LENTGH DATE
LOCATION
ANGLER

American Shad
6 lbs, 8 oz
25"
Apr, 1985
Running River
W. Socha (Warren, RI)

Atlantic Mackerel
OPEN
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Black Sea Bass
8 lbs, 7-1/4 oz
26"
Oct, 1981
Block Island
K. McDuffie (Pascoag, RI)

Bluefish
26 lbs
39"
Aug, 1981
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D. Deziel (Woonsocket, RI)

Bonito
13 lbs
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Oct, 1995
Westerly
R. Gliottone (Exeter, RI)

Cod
71 lbs
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Jun, 1965
---
M. Deciantis (Warwick, RI)

Fluke (summer flounder)
17 lbs, 8 oz
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1962
Narrow River
G. Farmer (Warwick, RI)

Hickory Shad
2 lbs, 11 oz
20"
Nov, 1989
Narrow River
M. Pickering (Lincoln, RI)

King Mackerel
12 lbs, 3 oz
40"
Aug, 2000
Pt. Judith Lighthouse
A. Camilleri (Chester, CT)

Pollock
28 lbs, 8 oz
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May, 1995
---
A. Jacobs (Lincoln, RI)

Scup
5 lbs
20-1/4"
Oct, 1990
Block Island
J. Yurwitz (Block Island, RI)

Shark, Blue
385 lbs, 8 oz
14'
Jul, 1989
NW The Dump
J.Moffo (Waterbury, CT)

Shark, Mako
718 lbs
10' 6"
Jun, 1993
S. Block Island
W. Alessi (Boston, MA)

Shark, Tiger
597 lbs
11' 6"
Jul, 1990
S. Block Island
M. Strout (Auburn, MA)

Squeteague
13 lbs, 8 oz.
35"
Aug, 1987
N. of Jamestown
R. Rego (Coventry, RI)

Striped Bass
70 lbs
55-1/2"
Nov, 1984
Block Island
J. Szabo (Block Island, RI)

Swordfish
314 lbs
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Jun, 1964
---
W. Goodwin (Warwick, RI)

Tautog
21 lbs, 4 oz
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Nov, 1954
Jamestown
Conrad W. Sundquist

Tuna, Bluefin
1,142 lbs, 12 oz
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Sep, 1981
Block Island
J. Dempsey

Tuna, Yellowfin
265 lbs
6'
Oct, 1997
The Dip
R. Hughes (Arlington, MA)

White Marlin
125 lbs
8', 1/2"
Aug, 1987
S. of Block Island
J. Luty, Sr. (Preston, CT)

Winter Flounder
6 lbs, 7 oz
23"
Aug, 1990
Galilee
A. Pearson (Cranston, RI)



NOTABLE CATCHES

SPECIES
WEIGHT
LENTGH DATE
LOCATION
ANGLER

Albacore
67 lbs, 3 oz
51"
Aug, 1990
SW Block Island
J. Killea (Warwick, RI)

Barracuda
6 lbs, 8 oz
33"
Jul, 1999
Ryan's Horn
M. Johnson (S. Attleboro, MA)

Blue Marlin
676 lbs
11' 3"
Aug, 1994
W. Atlantis Canyon
G. Good (Marion, MA)

Cobia
35 lbs
46"
Aug, 1995
S. Hope Island
T. Parsons (Cranston, RI)

Conger Eel
10 lbs, 15 oz
47"
Aug, 1992
Galilee
C. Best (Providence, RI)

Dolphin Fish
32 lbs, 4 oz
58.5"
Aug, 1995
Pt. Judith
H. Morris (Wakefield, RI)

Dusky Shark
176 lbs
80.8"
Jul, 1998
Tuna Ridge
D. Cataloni (Norwood, MA)

False Albacore
12 lbs, 5 oz
28"
Sep, 1990
Matunuck
E. Cote (E. Greenwich, RI)

Green Bonito
14 lbs, 7 oz
16"
Jan, 1991
Block Island
G. Roundtree (Waymouth, MA)

Thresher Shark
526 lbs
9.67'
Jul, 1999
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E. Mikkelsen (Newport, RI)

Trigger Fish
2 lbs.
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Jun, 1991
Pine Hill
P. Bettencourt (Pawtucket, RI)

Wahoo
80 lbs
6' 5"
Aug, 2002
Hydrographers Can
E. Ouellett (Somerset, MA)

White Shark
2909 lbs
15' 6"
Jul, 1991
Block Island
V. Cleri (Cranston, RI)