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UNITED STATES RECORDS
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Blue Catfish
Inland Waters-Hook and Line
Weight: 31 lbs.-0oz.
Length: 40"
Angler: Richard Lujan of Tuscon, AZ
Caught at: Randolph Park at Tuscon
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:  
July ?, 1970
Revised 9/13/02
Flathead Catfish
Inland Waters-Hook and Line
Weight: 71 lbs.-10.24 oz.
Length: 53.0"
Angler: Adrian Manzanedo
Caught at: San Carlos Lake
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date: January 05, 2003
Previous Flathead Catfish
Inland Waters-Hook and Line
Weight: 71 lbs.-0oz.
Length: 52.0"
Angler: Clayton Randall of Pine, AZ
Caught at: Roosevelt Lake
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date: May 10, 1998
Revised 9/13/02
Flathead Catfish
Weight: 76 lbs.- 8.64 oz.
Length: 53.5"
Angler: Eddie Wilcoxson of Suprise, AZ
Caught at: Bartlett Lake (Yellow Cliffs area)
Bait/Lure: LIVE 2 pound Carp
Method:
Record Date: April 13, 2013
Channel Catfish
Inland Waters-Hook and Line
Weight: 32 lbs.-4oz.
Length: 38.75"
Angler: Chuck Berndt of Sierra Vista, AZ
Caught at: Parker Canyon Lake
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:
April 24, 1987
Revised 9/13/02
Channel Catfish
Colorado River Waters-Hook and Line
Weight: 35 lbs.-4oz.
Length: 38.0"
Angler: Wando L. Tull of Barstow, CA
Caught at: Topcock Marsh
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:
1952
Revised 12/11/99
Channel Catfish
Inland Waters-Catch and Release
Weight: .
Length: 30"
Angler: Ronald Nuss Jr. of Mesa
Caught at: Saguaro Lake
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:
April 29, 2003
Revised 9/13/02
Black Bulhead Catfish
Weight:  2 lb. - 6.1 oz.
Length:  16.5 inches
Angler:  Mikki St. George of Sierra Vista
Caught at:  Parker Canyon Lake
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:  
September 09, 2002
Weight:  4 lbs. - 8.1 oz.
Angler:  Patricia Simmon of Phoenix
Girth:  17.75 inches
Caught at:  Mormon Lake
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:  
July 15, 1989
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Previous Arizona Catfish Record Holders
Species
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Photo
Date
Location
Angler
Weight
Length
Girth
Bait/Lure/Method
Blue
                 
Flathead
    5/11/1998
Colorado River
Walter Wilson of
Bard, CA
74 lb. - 0 oz.
51.5"
   
Channel
                 
Bullhead