Blue Catfish State Records are listed below. To learn more about catfish click the following link to our fish facts http://www.dnr.state.md.us/fisheries/fishfacts/bluecatfish.asp.
|Blue Catfish State Records:|
|Picture||Angler||Weight||Date||Location & Notes|
|Ronald Lewis||67.10 lbs||3/23/08||Potomac River|
|Josh Fitchett||65 lbs., 8 oz.||09/30/06||Potomac River|
|Mike Kingree||53 lbs.||12/06/01||Mike Kingree of Arlington, Va landed a 53-pound blue catfish at Greenways Flats on the Potomac River in Charles County on 12/06/01. He caught the 42.5 inch fish with a 30 inch girth using cutbait. The fish was taken to Holiday Sports in Temple Hills, MD. Biologists, Ross Williams and Tim Groves, verified the catch at Chuck's Butcher Shop in Bryans Road, MD.|
|Donald Wilson||39 lb., 4 oz||08/08/1999||At Fort Washington off the Potomac River, 41.625 inch blue catfish, Wilson was using herring for bait.|
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