Flier State & World Records
Flier are a popular sunfish species. Below you will learn what makes a trophy flier and the state and world records.
World Record Flier
The biggest flier ever caught weighted 1 pounds, 5.5 ounce. This world record was caught on a private pond in Jackson County, Florida by Twila Gates in 2015.
Flier Records by State
|Harvey Jones, Warren, AR
|A Cypress Pond in Jackson County
|1 lb 4 oz
|Lowndes Co. Pond
|3 1/2 oz
|Stream, Jackson County
|Harold H. Otte
|1 lbs 5 oz
|Douglas N. McCall
|1 lbs 4 oz
What state has the flier?
Florida is the state with the largest flier caught in the United States. It weighed 1 lb 5.5 oz and was caught on a private pond in Jackson County, Florida by Twila Gates in 2015.
What is the average size flier?
The average size flier seen in the wild are 5 inches long and weigh around 3 oz. This is much smaller than the world record of 1 lb 5.5 oz.
What size flier is considered a trophy?
A trophy size flier is over 7 inches long.