49" Tiger Muskellunge from Madawaska River. They’re concentrated and it can be tough to find them. We’re in it to win it and fishing for a record now,’” Belzil said. Simcoe is a deep, structure-laden lake that’s home to an array of species, including lake trout and whitefish. Date: September 26, 1954. The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) | Ontario Record Fish Registry has been developed to recognize the largest fish legally angled from Ontario public waters. July 19, 2017 Two record size Drum within a week from Bay of Quinte! They used G. Loomis IMX-PRO and NRX rods matched with Shimano Stradic FK reels, PowerPro braid and Sunline Super Sniper FC fluorocarbon for the plastics. To view the fishing records and trophy size submissions in Ontario please click on the fish species below! Ontario Record. The previous record of 31.55 pounds was set at the 2010 Simcoe Open. Giant Channel Catfish from Bay of Quinte! 20.5" Smallmouth Bass from the Kawartha Lakes! Their five-smallmouth limit weighed 31.80 pounds, earning them not only the victory over the 47-boat field, but also setting a new Canadian record. By the end of that first practice day, the two Niagara Falls anglers figured their best five would have weighed 26 or 27 pounds. Alberta Fishing Records The following are provincial angling records, as administered and provided by the Alberta Fish & Game Association. They didn’t know it at the time, but their bag would indeed be a record-setting one. July 05, 2017 20.5" Smallmouth Bass from the Kawartha Lakes! Bass,Striped Mira River NS 54.06 lbs. Bass,Largemouth Preston Lake ON 10.43 lbs. JOIN TODAY! Website design & maintenance by Record Fish Canada © 2018 All Rights Reserved, If you need more information about fishing in Ontario check out the. For crankbaits, they loaded 10-pound Sunline fluorocarbon on Shimano Curado crankbait rods and Chronach MGL reels. Minnesota pro Austin Felix now will always be announced as the 2020 Elite Rookie of the Year. July 16, 2017 New Freswater Drum record!! Simply visit our certificate page and fill out the application form. “I looked at [Jason] and said, ‘We got this. 35" Channel Catfish from Grand River, ON! June 30, 2016 Record Smallmouth Bass! Canadian Reservoir: Cale Sanders: 2006: North Dakota: 6 lbs 13 oz: Lake … 22.75" Smallmouth Bass from Killarney Provincial Park! Bowfin Whitefish Lake ON 14.66 lbs. Commemorate your catch with the beautiful Record Fish Canada Certificate! August 13, 2016 New Largemouth Bass Record! They used a prototype PowerPro braid to make extra-long casts with their blade baits and catch spooky fish. “To finally do it is an amazing feeling.”. ORILLIA, Ontario — When the first three casts of the first day of practice for the Jack Link’s Lake Simcoe Open in Ontario produced three smallmouth bass that weighed more than 4 pounds apiece, Jason Clay and Matt Belzil were feeling pretty good about their chances in the one-day tournament. Waterbody: Birch Bark Lake near Kinmount. “The water is crystal clear; sometimes you can see down 30 feet,” said Belzil, 36. Each of the five bass the duo brought to the scales weighed in excess of 6 pounds. In addition to their bag, two other teams weighed limits of more than 30 pounds. August 25, 2015 Initial record set for smallmouth bass March 20, 2015 Bait: unknown… Weight: 9.84 lbs. May 30, 2016 Record Channel Catfish! Matt Belzil (left) and Jason Clay (right) are shown here with Mark Moran, who was part of a team that set the previous Canadian tournament record with a 31.55-pound bag of smallmouth bass at the 2010 Lake Simcoe Open. Bigmouth Buffalo record from Welland River! Bass,White Lake Ontario 3.02 lbs. And not only does Ratner own this impressive record, he also holds the 2-pound fly tippet record for smallmouth bass with a 5 pound, 8 ounce fish he caught in 2000. It also has a diverse prey base, including gobies, herring, perch and smelt, that allows its smallmouth bass to grow to mammoth proportions.