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Michigan State Record Flathead Culminates Thirty Year Journey

Indiana’s Lloyd Tanner has spent a long time on the water. An active participant in the Michigan Catfish Anglers Trails (MCATS), Tanner has fished for cats at some of the nation’s top fisheries. It is St. Joe River, a 206-mile long tributary of Lake Michigan, however, where he spends the majority of his time. Living …

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Angler Shatters West Virginia Blue Catfish State Record

“For once, I just want to go out by myself and relax” When Steven Price hit the waters of the Kanawha River early on the morning of Wednesday, May 25, he knew that the rising river was potentially a good omen. According to Price, the river was projected to rise about two feet, meaning his …

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Breaking: New West Virginia State Record Muskie

West Virginia Muskie: A Split Record For the second time in a year, West Virginia has a new state record muskie! It is important to note that West Virginia offers state records for both length and weight. Some fish have met the criteria to claim both records whereas many – including the muskie – have …

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Breaking: Pending World Record “Meanmouth” Caught on Texas’ O.H. Ivie

Certain areas of the county have been on fire over the past two years in terms of producing record fish. 2021 saw multiple North Carolina catfish records broken, including the blue catfish and the channel catfish. When it comes to the less notable “meanmouth” bass, however, Texas’ O.H. Ivie Lake is the undisputed hot spot …

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Angler Using Homemade Rod Breaks 61-Year-Old State Fishing Record

It’s been a pretty great month for old-school anglers. The end of January saw Florida anglers Bobby Robinson and Randy Stormant win $10,000 at the Crappie Masters 2022 Kickoff event. It wasn’t the win itself that drew national attention, but rather the fact that the pair of veteran crappie anglers managed to win the event …

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CONFIRMED: New York State Crappie Record Broken!

Updated Thursday, August 26 While it’s always fun to report state records being broken, there’s a special place among the staff here at Premier Angler when that record is a crappie… For Roy Isaac, a 62-year-old angler out of Albany, New York, his catch on August 21st will ultimately stand as one of the most …

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