Fishing World Records

Fishing world records incorporate fish big and small, anglers young and old, and unfortunate encounters with shark hooks. If fishing is your favorite hobby, here's where to show off your spearing, netting, angling and trapping feats.

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9 Records Found

United States

Most Fishing Lure Casts In One Minute Into A Bucket 16 Feet Away

Andrew h.

Andrew H. cast a fishing lure into a bucket 16 feet away using a rod and reel 10 times in one minute.

United States

Smallest Functional Fishing Rod And Reel

Michael Di Pippo

Michael Di Pippo of Penfishingrods.com owns a fishing rod and reel measuring eight inches in length.

01:26

Youngest Angler To Catch A Rainbow Trout With Assistance

Johnathon Pelphrey

Johnathon Pelphrey caught a Rainbow Trout with his father’s assistance when he was just 1,002 days old (2.74 years).

06:14 Canada

Largest Wooden Tip-Up

David Joly

David and his friends made a wooden tip-up that measures 14 feet in width. They set the record to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their fishing village and to serve as a teaching tool for their kids' fishing tournament.

16:22 United States

Heaviest Fish Caught With A Pen Fishing Rod

John Chlarson

John Chlarson caught a 21-pound carp using a Pen Fishing Rod. The fishing rod has telescoping reel that begins at 8 inches in length, but extends to 30 inches when in use.The fish itself measures 30 inches in length and has a 24 inch girth.

04:10 Canada

Longest Time Balancing A Fishing Buoy on Thumb

Doug McManaman

Doug McManaman balanced a fishing buoy on his thumb for three minutes, 29.81 seconds.

03:16 Canada

Longest Time Balancing A Fishing Buoy On Chin

Doug McManaman

Doug McManaman balanced a fishing buoy on top of a pole on his chin for two minutes, 10.48 seconds.

00:40

Youngest Fishing Assistant

Johnathon Pelphrey

Johnathon Pelphrey assisted his father catching a fish when he was just 326 days old.

00:36

Youngest Angler To Catch A Rock Bass With Assistance

Johnathon Pelphrey

Johnathon Pelphrey caught a Rock Bass with his father’s assistance when he was just 1,002 days old (2.74 years).

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