Asked in Bass (fish)
What is the biggest bass caught in IL?
The biggest bass ever to be caught in Illinois was the Grand Missouri River Bass. It was caught by William H. Cremontey in 1983. At the time, it was the largest fish to ever be caught in Illinois, and the largest of its kind to be caught in the Midwest. ...
Asked in Saltwater Fish
How big is worlds largest sailfish?
According to the International Gamefish Association (IGFA), The biggest Atlantic sailfish ever caught was 141 lbs. 1 oz. and was caught in Luanda, Angola in 1944 by Alfredo de Sousa Neves . The biggest Pacific Sailfish ever caught was 221 lbs. 0 oz. and was caught in Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador in 1947 by Carl Stewart. Similarly, according to the International Gamefish Association (IGFA), The biggest Swordfish ever caught was 1182 lbs. 0 oz. and was caught in Iquique, Chile in 1953 by Louis Marron. The...