Hybrid Striped Bass State & World Records
Hybrid Striped bass are one of the most fun freshwater species to fish for. Below you will learn what makes a trophy hybrid striped bass and the state and world records.
World Record Hybrid Striped Bass
The world record hybrid striped bass weighed 27 lbs 5 oz and was caught by Jerald C. Shaum. Jerald caught the record bass on Greers Ferry Lake in Arkansas on 4/24/1997.
Hybrid Striped Bass Records by State
|Alabama||25 lbs 15 oz||Sipsey Fork||E. H. Hodges, Chelsea||9/13/1996|
|Arizona||2 lbs 13.76 oz||Lake Pleasant||Ray Gilmore||10/29/2013|
|Arkansas||27 lbs 5 oz||Greers Ferry Lake||Jerald C. Shaum||4/24/1997|
|Delaware||13 lbs 13 ozs.||N/A||Earl Blevins||6/12/1905|
|Georgia||25 lb 8 oz||Lake Chatuge||David Hobby||5/1/1995|
|Illinois||20 lbs .32 oz||Lake of Egypt||David B. Gjelsvik||6/20/1993|
|Indiana||22 lb 2 oz||Tippecanoe River||David G. Coffman||6/27/1905|
|Kentucky||20 lbs 8 oz||Barren River Lake Tailwaters||Mark Wilson||4/27/1991|
|Michigan||10.75 lbs||Kalamazoo River||Jeffrey D. VanBrocklin||6/18/1905|
|New Jersey||16 lbs 4 oz||Culvers Lake||Bill Schmidt||1999|
|New York||15 lb 5 oz||Lake Waccabuc||Bryan Colley||7/30/2004|
|Ohio||18.32 lbs||Deer Creek Lake feeder creek||Richard A. Knisley||5/24/2015|
|Oklahoma||23 lbs 3.68 oz||Altus-Lugert Reservoir||Paul Hollister||4/4/1997|
|Oregon||19 lbs 12 oz||Ana Reservoir||Chad Meadows||7/6/1905|
|Tennessee||23 lbs 3 oz||Stones River||Ray Pelfrey||4/17/1998|
|Texas||19 lbs 10.56 oz||Ray Hubbard Lake||John Haney||6/20/1984|
|Virginia||15 lbs 13 oz||Claytor Lake||Don Jessie||3/16/2016|
|Wisconsin||13 lbs 14.2 oz||Lake Columbia||N/A||3/16/2002|
What state has the largest hybrid striped bass?
Arkansas is the state with the largest hybrid striped bass ever caught in the United States. It was caught by Jerald C. Shaum and weighed 27 lbs 5 oz.
What is the average size hybrid striped bass?
The average size hybrid striped bass typically caught are between 15 – 20 inch range, weighing 4 – 6 lbs. This is much smaller than the world record of 27 lbs 5 oz.
What size Hybrid Striped bass is considered a trophy?
Hybrid striped bass start to be considered trophy when they reach more than 10 lbs. How large bass typically varies by state, we have a guide on what’s considered a good size bass by state.