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Trophy Fish Size Chart

Species Weight Length
Largemouth Bass 8 lbs. 22"
Smallmouth Bass 5 lbs. 20"
Crappie 2 lbs. 15"
Rock Bass 1 lb. 12"
Sunfish 1 lb. 11"
White Bass 2 lbs. 8 oz. 18"
Striped Bass 20 lbs. 37"
Hybrid Striped Bass** 8 lbs. 24"
White Perch 1 lb, 4 oz. 13"
Channel Catfish 12 lbs. 30"
Blue Catfish 30 lbs. 38"
Flathead Catfish 25 lbs. 40"
Rainbow Trout 4 lbs. 22"
Brook Trout 2 lbs. 16"
Brown Trout 5 lbs. 25"
Chain Pickerel 4 lbs. 24"
Muskellunge 15 lbs. 40"
Northern Pike 6 lbs. 30"
Walleye 5 lbs. 25"
Sauger* 2 lbs. 18"
Yellow Perch 1 lb. 4 oz. 12"
Gar 10 lbs. 40"
Bowfin 10 lbs. 30"
Carp 20 lbs. 34"
Freshwater Drum 6 lbs. 24"
  • * Clinch and Powell rivers only
  • ** Claytor and Flannagan reservoirs only