What is the biggest fish ever caught in the Great Lakes?

What is the biggest fish ever caught in the Great Lakes?


Has there ever been a shark attack in Lake Erie?

The beaches of Pennsylvania – and the closest we come to an oceanic beach is Presque Isle in non-oceanic Lake Erie – just aren’t patrolled by sharks. There has only been one recorded shark attack, and that was in a tank at the Fairmount Park Aquarium in Philadelphia.

What’s the biggest fish in Lake Superior?

Lake sturgeon

What are the most dangerous fish in Lake Superior?

Sea Lamprey

Are there whales in Lake Superior?

Whale Sightings. Each year we report the movements of the whales on Lake Superior. The reports are sightings sent by residents and visitors along the North Shore of Lake Superior. If you spot whale activity, let us know by filling out the form on the right!

Are there a lot of fish in Lake Superior?

As it’s the biggest of the Great Lakes, Lake Superior offers unparalleled fishing opportunities. It’s fed by more than 200 rivers, and there are over 80 species of fish found in the lake’s waters. Along with Madeline, Michipicoten, and Grand Islands, these make for some of the most interesting fishing in the area.

How many lines can you fish on Lake Superior?

two lines

How big does a largemouth bass have to be to keep?

5 12 Inches

Can I catch and release out of season?

According to the fishing guide: “A person may not fish for a species (even if immediately released) during the closed season for that species on a given water. Fish caught during the closed season must be unhooked and released immediately. They may not be handled for any other purpose, including taking a picture.”

What is the record weight for a bluegill?

3 lbs 14 oz

What is the heaviest bass ever caught?

Official Largemouth World Record: George Perry’s Undefeated Bass. On June 2nd, 1932, George Perry caught the current world record bass out of Lake Montgomery, an oxbow lake off the Ocmulgee River in southern Georgia. The fish (the whopper) weighed 22 pounds, 4 ounces.