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Blue Catfish
(Alternative Methods)
Weight:  117 lbs.-0 oz.
Angler:  Azel Goans & Sons of Lowry City
Caught at:  Osage River
Bait/Lure:
Method:  
Trotline
Record Date:  July 25, 1964
(Pole and Line)
Weight:  130 lbs.-0 oz.
Length:  57 inches
Girth:  45 inches
Angler:  Greg Bernal of
Florissant, MO
Caught at:  Missouri River near
Mississippi River
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:  
July 20, 2010
This is a WORLD RECORD fish.
Flathead Catfish
(Alternative Methods)
Weight:  99 lbs.- 0 oz.
Angler:  Robert Neal Davidson of Mokane
Caught at:  
Bait/Lure:
Method:  
Record Date:  
July 23, 2010
Flathead Catfish
(Pole and Line)
Weight:  77 lbs.-8 0z.
Angler:  Scott L. Brown of Odessa
Caught at:  Montrose Lake
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:  
April 28, 2003
Channel Catfish
(Pole and Line)
Weight:  34 lbs.-10 oz.
Angler:  Gerald Siebenmorgen of Independence
Caught at:  Lake Jacomo
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:  
October 12, 1976
Channel Catfish
(Alternative Methods)
Weight:  29 lbs.-14 oz.
Angler:  Monte B. Hoover of Pattonsburg, MO
Caught at:  Farm pond - Pattonsburg, MO
Bait/Lure:
Method:  
Bankline
Record Date:  July 28, 1974
Black Bulhead Catfish
(Pole and Line)
Weight:  4 lbs. - 11 oz.
Angler:  Ron Miller of Jefferson City
Caught at:  Binder Lake
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:  
June 5, 1977
Black Bulhead Catfish
(Alternative Methods)
Weight:  2 lbs. - 0 oz.
Angler:  John A. Kunhs of Buffalo
Caught at:  Farm Pond
Bait/Lure:
Method:
 Jugline
Record Date:  May 27, 2000
Brown Bulhead Catfish
(Pole and Line)
Weight:  3 lbs. - 3 oz.
Angler:  Greg Clanahan of Poplar Bluff
Caught at:  Lock Loma Lake
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:  
April 25, 1990
Brown Bulhead Catfish
(Alternative Methods)
Weight:  2 lbs. - 7 oz.
Angler:  Jerry D. Cox of Williamsville
Caught at:  Lake Wappapello
Bait/Lure:
Method:  
Trotline
Record Date:  May 8, 1994
"My cork went down and I set the hook and
pulled that thing up through the moss and I
said, 'That has to be a bullhead.' I got to
looking at him and I said 'That's a bullhead
alright.'"
The fish is a new Missouri record and is larger
than the current records recognized by the
International Game Fish Association and the
National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame.
Yellow Bulhead Catfish
(Pole and Line)
Weight:  6 lbs. - 6 oz.
Angler:  John Irvin
Caught at:  Old Drexel Lake
Bait/Lure: Minnows & Cork
Method: Spincasting reel- 6lb. test line
Record Date:  May 27, 2006
Yellow Bulhead Catfish
(Alternative Methods)
Weight:  
Angler:  
Caught at:  
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:  
Previous Yellow Bulhead Catfish
(Pole and Line)
Weight:  5 lbs. - 13 oz.
Angler:  J. D. Hall of Blue Springs
Caught at:  Farm Pond
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:  
April 6, 1986
White Catfish
(Pole and Line)
Weight:  OPEN
Angler:  
Caught at:  
Bait/Lure:
Method:
Record Date:
White Catfish
(Alternative Methods)
Weight:  7 lbs. - 4 oz.
Angler:  Robert Maddox of Holden
Caught at:  Big Creek
Bait/Lure:
Method:  
Bankline
Record Date:  May 19, 1991
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Previous Missouri Catfish Record Holders
Species
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Photo
Date
Location
Angler
Weight
Length
Girth
Bait/Lure/Method
Blue
    09-16-1991
Missouri River
Clarence H. Kerr
of
Fairfax
103 lb. - 0 oz
     
Flathead
                 
Flathead
(Alternative
Methods)
    06-21-1971
St. Francis River
below
Lake Wappapello
Ed Chronister
of
Poplar Bluff
94 lb. - 0 oz
    Trotline
                   
Channel
                 
Bullhead
                 
                   
                   
                   
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