Grass Carp Records State & World Records
Grass carp are one of the most fun freshwater species to fish for. Below you will learn what makes a trophy grass carp and the state and world records.
World Record Grass Carp
The biggest grass carp ever caught weighted 87 pounds, 10 ounces. This world record was caught at the Piasuchnik Dam in Bulgaria in 2009.
Grass Carp Records by State
|Alabama||73 lbs||Guntersville Reservoir||Bradley D. Bridges, Sr., Bryant||4/10/2012|
|Colorado||57.8125 lbs||Cottonwood Park Lake||Brian Husmann||7/5/1905|
|Hawaii||15 lbs||Wailoa River||Avery Berido||9/13/2013|
|Idaho||46.7 lbs||Snake River||Cris Endicott||10/10/2021|
|Illinois||66 lbs 8 oz||Lake Petersburg||Mark S. Metzger||7/8/1998|
|Indiana||69.0 lbs||Westons Pond||Daniel Goss||7/10/1905|
|Iowa||61 lbs 8 oz||Greenfield Lake||Tyler Warner||5/1/1998|
|Kansas||77.75 lbs||Atchison State Fishing Lake||Kenneth Mosby JR||9/30/2012|
|Kentucky||58 lbs 8ozs.||Forest Lawn Lake||Robert Marsh||6/17/2009|
|Mississippi||48.4 lbs||Cameron Plantation Lake||Andy Welch||2/29/2004|
|Missouri||69 lbs||Crowder S.P.||Jim Shull||11/13/2002|
|Nebraska||64 lbs||WILSON CREEK 2X||Malik Solunovic||8/29/2004|
|New Jersey||55 lbs 8 oz||Curlis Lake||James Dempsey, Jr.||7/3/1905|
|North Carolina||68 lbs 12 oz||Summerlins Pond||David W. Stowell||6/8/1998|
|Oklahoma||68 lbs 15.20 oz||Chelsea City Lake||Jereme Budgick||4/5/2008|
|Texas||44 lbs||Bastrop Bayou||Jack Singleton||2/10/1998|
|West Virginia||52.5 lbs||Pond (Mason County)||Joseph R. Spencer, II||6/24/1905|
What state has the largest grass carp?
Kansas is the state with the largest grass carp caught in the United States. It weighed 77.75 lbs and was caught on Atchison State Fishing Lake by Kenneth Mosby JR on September 30, 2012.
What is the average size grass carp?
The average size grass carp seen in the wild are 10-20 lbs and 2-3ft long. This is much smaller than the world record of 87 lbs.
What size grass carp is considered a trophy?
Grass carp start to be considered trophy at 30 lbs.