Missouri’s State Record Fish
These are selected records caught at lakes or rivers in or near these state parks. For even more details about these records and for other records, visit mdc.mo.gov and search for fishing records.
Table Rock Lake at Table Rock State Park
Bass, Spotted - Pole and line 7 lbs. 8 oz.
Bass, White - Pole and line 5 lbs. 6 oz.
Paddlefish - Snagged 139 lbs. 4 oz.
Lake of the Ozarks at Lake of the Ozarks State Park
Bass, Striped - Jugfishing 39 lbs. 8 oz.
Buffalo, Bigmouth - Snagging 53 lbs. 0 oz.
Buffalo, Smallmouth - Pole and line 36 lbs. 12 oz.
Carp, Bighead - Pole and line 80 lbs. 0 oz.
Carp, Bighead - Snagging 106 lbs. 0 oz.
Muskellunge - Pole and line 41 lbs. 2 oz.
Trout, Brook - Pole and line 1 lbs. 14 oz.
Lake Wapapello at Wapapello State Park
Buffalo, Black - Pole and line 53 lbs. 0 oz.
Gar, Spotted - Archery 9 lbs. 15 oz.
Meramec River at Meramec State Park
Carpsucker, Highfin - Archery 1 lbs. 6 oz.
Eel, American - Pole and line 4 lbs 8 oz.
Truman Lake at Truman State Park
Catfish, White - Bankline 7 lbs. 4 oz.
Redhorse, Shorthead - Pole and line 2 lbs. 14 oz.
Shad, Gizzard - Pole and line 1 lbs. 6 oz.
Niangua River at Bennett Spring State Park
Redhorse, Golden - Pole and line 5 lbs. 1 oz.
Roaring River at Roaring River State Park
Trout, Rainbow - Pole and line 18 lbs. 1 oz.