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FRESHWATER SALTWATER ALL RECORDS

Saltwater Records

FISH RECORD ANGLER LOCATION DATE
CHIMAERAS   SALTWATER
Spotted Ratfish
Hydrolagus colliei
3.9 lbs William J. Denning Hein Bank July 19, 1996
CODFISHES   SALTWATER
Pacific Cod
Gadus macrocephalus
19.63 lbs Ralph Bay Ediz Hook March 6, 1984
Pacific Tomcod
Microgadus proximus
No state record      
Walleye Pollock
Theragra chalcogramma
No state record      
DOLPHINFISHES   SALTWATER
Dolphinfish
Coryphaena hippurus
16.27 lbs Albert DaSilva Pacific Ocean, Pacific County August 1, 2013
FLOUNDERS (Lefteye)   SALTWATER
Pacific Sanddab
Citharichthys sordidus
0.81 lbs Richard Bethke Lawson Reef, Island County June 22, 2003
FLOUNDERS (Righteye)   SALTWATER
Arrowtooth Flounder
Atheresthes stomias
No state record      
English Sole
Parophrys vetulus
No state record      
Pacific Halibut
Hippoglossus stenolepsis
288.0 lbs Vic Stevens Swiftsure Bank September 9, 1989
Petrale Sole
Eopsetta jordani
7.57 lbs John Stone Jefferson Head June 11, 1980
Rock Sole
Lepidopsetta bilineata
4.19 lbs Alan Schram Hein Bank July 9, 1989
Sand Sole
Psettichthys melanostictus
No state record      
Starry Flounder
Platichtys stellatus
9.5 lbs Robert Walton Pillar Point, Clallam County September 25, 2009
GREENLINGS   SALTWATER
Kelp Greenling
Hexagrammos decagrammus
4.42 lbs Danita Rixen Sucia Island, San Juan County September 19, 1999
Kelp Greenling (Speargun)
Hexagrammos decagrammus
3.88 lbs Jim Briggs Agate Pass, Kitsap County June 5, 1983
Lingcod
Ophiodon elongatus
61.00 lbs Tom Nelson San Juan Islands July 30, 1986
HAKES   SALTWATER
Pacific Hake
Merluccius productus
4.06 lbs Samir Haj Westport, Grays Harbor County July 30, 2013
JACKS   SALTWATER
Jack Mackerel
Trachurus symmetricus
4.99 lbs Dee Duttrey Sekiu September 22, 2005
Yellowtail Jack
Serolia lalandi
20.50 lbs Jason MacKenzie Westport, Grays Harbor County August 27, 2011
MARLIN   SALTWATER
Striped Marlin
Tetrapturus audax
134 lbs Phil Wolff Westport September 2, 2005
OPAHS   SALTWATER
Opah
Lampris guttatus
28.18 lbs Rick Shapland Westport, Grays Harbor County August 31, 2013
ROCKFISH   SALTWATER
Black Rockfish
Sebastes melanops
10.25 lbs Joseph Eberling Tacoma Narrows May 20, 1980
Blue Rockfish
Sebastes mystinus
4.84 lbs Chris McMillin Westport July 2, 2011
Bocaccio
Sebastes paucispinis
23.63 lbs Carson Kendall Swiftsure Bank August 8, 1987
Brown Rockfish (Speargun)
Sebastes auriculatus
1.27 lbs Richard Bethke Agate Pass, Kitsap County July 21, 2003
Canary Rockfish
Sebastes pinniger
10.57 lbs Ben Phillips Neah Bay August 30, 1986
China Rockfish
Sebastes nebulosus
4.19 lbs Steven Ripley Duncan Rock July 11, 1989
Copper Rockfish
Sebastes caurinus
10.00 lbs David Northington Point Roberts Reef August 6, 1989
Greenstripe Rockfish
Sebastes elongatus
1.63 lbs David Wedeking Possession Bar January 19, 1985
Quillback Rockfish
Sebastes maliger
7.19 lbs Bror Hultgren Middle Bank October 29, 1987
Tiger Rockfish
Sebastes nigrocinctus
7.50 lbs James Wenban Middle Bank November 30, 1989
Vermilion Rockfish (Speargun)
Sebastes miniatus
13.50 lbs Lester Dorris, Jr. Neah Bay, Clallam County August 22, 1998
Vermilion rockfish
Sebastes miniatus
7.10 lbs James Duffy Makah Bay, Clallam County July 2, 2005
Yelloweye Rockfish
Sebastes ruberrimus
27.75 lbs Jan Tavis Dallas Bank April 15, 1989
Yellowtail Rockfish
Sebastes flavidus
7.38 lbs Ken Culver Westport September 15, 1992
SABLEFISHES   SALTWATER
Sablefish
Anoplopoma fimbria
30.00 lbs Jeff Rudolph Westport June 28, 1994
SALMON (Saltwater)   SALTWATER
Chinook Salmon
Oncorhychus tshawytscha
70.50 lbs Chet Gausta Sekiu September 6, 1964
Chum Salmon
Oncorhynchus keta
25.26 lbs Fred Dockendorf Pacific Ocean, Grays Harbor County August 7, 2001
Coho Salmon
Oncorhynchus kisutch
25.34 lbs Martin Cooper Sekiu September 28, 2001
Pink Salmon
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
11.56 lbs Jeff Bergman Possession Point August 25, 2001
Sockeye Salmon
Oncorhynchus nerka
9.37 lbs John Stebly Sekiu August 14, 2004
SCULPINS   SALTWATER
Cabezon (Speargun)
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
25.20 lbs Tony L. Rossberg Hale Passage (near Fox Island) May 22, 1992
Cabezon
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
23 lbs Wesley S. Hunter Straits-Dungeness, Clallam County August 4, 1990
Great Sculpin
Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus
4.60 lbs Mark Reynolds Port Angeles Harbor July 29, 1999
Pacific Staghorn Sculpin
Leptocottus armatus
0.26 lbs John E. Moore Padilla Bay, Skagit County November 6, 2000
Red Irish Lord
Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus
3.19 lbs Ryan Dicks Mid-Channel Bank July 5, 1985
SHARKS   SALTWATER
Blue Shark
Prionace glauca
No state record      
Sixgill Shark
Hexanchus griseus
220.0 lbs Jim Haines Gedney Island January 30, 1991
Spiny Dogfish
Squalus acanthias
20.25 lbs Roger Petersen Middle Bank, Island County May 22, 1998
SKATES   SALTWATER
Big Skate
Raja binoculata
130.0 lbs Dan Cartwright Double Bluff May 18, 1986
SURFPERCH   SALTWATER
Pile Surfperch
Damalichthys vacca
3.57 lbs Steve Urban Quartermaster Harbor March 14, 1981
Redtail Surfperch
Amphistichus rhodoterus
4.05 lbs Chris Maynard Kalaloch August 4, 1996
Striped Surfperch (seaperch)
Embiotoca lateralis
2.07 lbs Chris Urban Quartermaster Harbor June 2, 1980
TUNA   SALTWATER
Albacore Tuna
Thunnus alalunga
52.00 lbs Kurt Strickland Pacific Ocean, Grays Harbor County October 1, 1997
Pacific Bluefin Tuna
Thunnus orientalis
36.49 lbs Patrick Fagan Pacific Ocean, Grays Harbor County September 23, 2012
WOLFFISHES   SALTWATER
Wolf-eel
Anarrhichthys ocellatus
No state record