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Pennsylvania's Biggest Fish of 2013
Angler Award Program Summary
Top Fish Submitted for each Category

bullet You MUST submit an application to the Commission's Angler Award Program to be considered for this listing.
bullet These are the largest 5 fish, by weight, submitted in the Senior Angler and Junior Angler categories only.
bullet Lists are not provided for Husky Musky, First Fish, and Catch & Release categories.
bullet Note weights and sizes are not verified, all submissions accepted on the honor system.
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BASS, LARGEMOUTH
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Brandon Light Myerstown Lakeside In Myerstown 7/28 - 8 lb. 11 oz. 23 18
Robert Buzanoski Evans City Lake Arthur 3/9 Shiner 7 lb. 10 oz. 23 18
Ryan Brennan West Chester Marsh Creek Lake 11/20 Wacky Worm 7 lb. 8 oz. 22 16
Devyn Bossard Townville Sugar Lake 2/10 Minnow Shiner 7 lb. 3.6 oz. 23.88 15.25
Ciera Castelluccio Pittsburgh Lake Arthur 12/31 Shiner 7 lb. 2 oz. 24 20
BASS, ROCK
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Mark Freese Jamestown Pymatuning State Park 6/9 Havoc Pitbos 0 lb. 14 oz. 10 9
Michael Miller West Islip, NY Wild Acres Lake 9/1 Aglia #3 0 lb. 13 oz. 9 -
Leslie Miller West Islip, NY Wild Acres Lake 8/31 Aglia #3 0 lb. 12 oz. 8 -
Paulie Martin Farmingville, NY Wild Acres Lake 5/27 Mepps Ag #2 - 11 -
Brian Miller Central Islip, NY Wild Acres Lake 5/27 Mepps Ag#1 - 11 -
BASS, SMALLMOUTH
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Mark Foose Dayton Raystown Lake 7/2 Live Shad 8 lb. 0 oz. 24 -
Martin F. Cribb II Mount Wolf Susquehanna River 5/5 Jewell Jig 7 lb. 6 oz. 23 19
Anthony Fisher Chambersburg Lake Erie 4/27 Jerkbait 7 lb. 2 oz. 22 18
Stephen G. Sawyer Jr McMurray Lake Erie 5/3 Jerkbait 7 lb. 0 oz. 22 16
Robert Owen Sproles Haymarket, VA Susquehanna @Montgo 7/14 Crawfish Crn 5 lb. 8 oz. 22 -
BASS, STRIPED—LAKE
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Gary Caboot York Pinchot SP 10/4 Bomber 31 lb. 3 oz. 31 -
Carter Haney Portersville Shenango Reservoir 7/5 Shiner 14 lb. 0 oz. 29 22
Mark C. Vallozzi Greensburg Pymatuning Lake 10/19 Minnow 13 lb. 4 oz. 28 24
Kevin Reilly Zelienople Lake Arthur 10/13 Nightcrawler 8 lb. 5 oz. 25 16
Jonathan Aglio Butler Lake Arthur 6/8 Nightcrawler 7 lb. 8 oz. 25 -
BASS, STRIPED—MARINE
No submissions
BASS, WHITE
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Adrian Connelly Doylesburg Lake Erie 7/11 Storm 2 lb. 3 oz. 17 12
Frank Fordick Portage Lake Erie 8/8 Storm 2 lb. 2 oz. 14 12
Kaylin Sveda Warren Lake Erie 7/14 Storm 1 lb. 14 oz. 16 13
Duane Hardy Jr Orbisonia Lake Erie 8/9 Storm 1 lb. 14 oz. 13 11
BLUEGILL
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Charles W. Spoonhour Fayetteville Waynesboro Reservoir 4/16 Sm Redworm 1 lb. 0 oz. 11 10
Dean Gilman Aliquippa Pymatuning 6/12 Fly Spinner 0 lb. 14 oz. 10 10
Christopher Buckingham York Memory Lake Dillsburg 5/15 Earthworm 0 lb. 13 oz. 10 10
Jonathan Lyons Monaca Hope Well Park 8/11 Maggots 0 lb. 13 oz. 10 10
Sophie R. Goodsell Harrisburg Spring Creek 4/20 Mealworm 0 lb. 10 oz. 9 9
CARP
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Bailey Mcnitt Reedsville Juniata River 8/10 Corn 34 lb. 10 oz. 37 -
Frank E. Lincoln III Glen Burnie, MD Susquehanna River 9/18 Jig W/Skirt 30 lb. 0 oz. 36 24
Michael G. Martinez Philadelphia Delaware River 9/17 Corn 27 lb. 2 oz. 34 24
Curtis Silk Jr Wrightsville Codorus Creek 7/5 Nightcrawler 23 lb. 0 oz. 31 18
Noah Gilmore Berlin Juniata River 6/25 - 20 lb. 10 oz. 16 -
CATFISH, BULLHEAD
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Jacob Linn Rankin Newtown Square Ridley Creek S.P. 7/18 Trout Magnet 2 lb. 8 oz. 14 6
Greg Ferlin Fredonia Lake Wilhelm 4/28 Flathead Min 2 lb. 2 oz. 15 11
Arthur L. Fahringer Sr York Lake Redman 6/21 Worm 2 lb. 0 oz. 10 3
Kristopher Rynkiewicz Nanticoke Sylvan Lake 7/20 Leech 1 lb. 13 oz. 15 9
Philip A. Stoneback Jr Souderton Lake Nockamixon 7/28 Nightcrawler 1 lb. 13 oz. 15 9
CATFISH, CHANNEL
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
David T. Bishoff Erie Lake Erie-Walnut Crk 6/7 Nightcrawler 23 lb. 2 oz. 35 23
Andrew Serafine Erie Elk Creek 6/10 Raw Shrimp 22 lb. 12 oz. 35 23
Stephen E. Dombroski Girard Lake Erie 6/7 Nightcrawler 22 lb. 4 oz. 34 24
James Robinson Erie Shades Beach 5/29 - 21 lb. 0 oz. 32 26
Jeffrey C. Conklin Susquehanna Lackawanna Lake 2/24 Med Shiner 19 lb. 3 oz. 34 19.88
CATFISH, FLATHEAD
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Brian J. Werntz Strasburg Susquehanna River 7/13 Bluegill 47 lb. 1 oz. 44

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Ronald Krachinsky New Galilee New Brighton Dam 8/26 Bluegill 42 lb. 0 oz. 40 -
John Bradley Columbia Susquehanna River 9/14 Bluegill 41 lb. 9 oz. 45 29
Brandon H. Chapman Maytown Susquehanna River Mari 5/18 Live Sunfish 41 lb. 8 oz. 47 -
Michele Williams Middletown Susquehanna River 6/15 Sunfish 41 lb. 2 oz. 43 24
CATFISH, WHITE
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
No submissions
CRAPPIE
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Travis Hammond Chambersburg Cowans Gap 5/25 Boskley Gulp 3 lb. 7 oz. 17 14
Joseph N. Luby Allentown Lake Ontelaunee 12/15 Fathead Minn 3 lb. 0 oz. 18 19
Robby D. Liming Graceton Crooked Creek Lake 1/19 Live Shiner 2 lb. 15 oz. 17 13.5
Thomas Ortz Butler Lake Arthur 1/18 Minnow 2 lb. 10 oz. 16 14
Joseph L. Minto Sharpsville Shenango Res 5/5 Live Minnow 2 lb. 5 oz. 16 13
DRUM, FRESHWATER (SHEEPSHEAD)
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
John Bumbarger Philipsburg Lake Erie 7/19 Storm 12 lb. 8 oz. 34 20
Bill Hagerty Lahmansville, WV Lake Erie 8/10 Storm 11 lb. 2 oz. 28 19
Gerald Groover Canton Lake Erie 8/20 Storm 9 lb. 5 oz. 27 19
Dale Green Towanda Lake Erie 8/21 Storm 8 lb. 8 oz. 29 19
Luke Mantzell West Middlesex Lake Erie 8/23 Storm 8 lb. 8 oz. 24 17
MUSKELLUNGE
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Mark R. Nicholas Export Allegheny River 3/17 Jerk Bait 43 lb. 0 oz. 51 -
Joshua R. Haley Washington Ten Mile Crk 2/23 Jointed Rpla 41 lb. 2 oz. 46 24
Troy Hollabaugh Johnsonburg East Branch Dam 6/1 Fathead Min 40 lb. 6 oz. 52 30
Jeremy T. Bryan Mt Morris Dunkard Creek 3/30 Manta 38 lb. 4 oz. 49 26
Douglas W. Pavick Mammoth Keystone Lake 8/9 Tandem Spinn 38 lb. 0 oz. 52 23.25
PERCH, WHITE
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Garett Gasker Lehighton Mauck Chunk Lake 2/10 Med Shiner 1 lb. 8 oz. 12.75 9.5
Steven Allard Wattsburg Presque Isle Bay 4/6 Rahle Trap 1 lb. 6 oz. 13 11
Kevin J. Long Bernville Lake Marburg 7/24 Worm - 11 -
PERCH, YELLOW
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Joseph G. Maciejaszek Shickshinny Harveys Lake 2/23 Minnow 2 lb. 2 oz. 15.5 13.25
Gary Amboyer North East Lake Erie 6/21 Minnow 2 lb. 0 oz. 15 12
Joseph G. Maciejaszek Shickshinny Harveys Lake 3/4 Minnow 1 lb. 15 oz. 15.25 11.5
Diane L. Thompson N. Huntingdon Lake Erie 10/5 Minnow 1 lb. 13 oz. 15 11
Brent Burger Cooperstown Lake Erie 7/5 Minnow 1 lb. 10 oz. 14 11
PICKEREL, CHAIN
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Jeff Edwards Balston Spa, NY Promised Land Uppr Lk 2/16 Minnow 6 lb. 2 oz. 28 12
Carl H. Klopp Eagles Mere Hunters Lake 6/16 Deep Diver 6 lb. 1 oz. 27 14
Leslie Miller West Islip, NY Wild Acres Lake 8/31 Aglia #3 5 lb. 12 oz. 25 -
Michael Miller West Islip, NY Wild Acres Lake 8/31 Aglia #3 4 lb. 13 oz. 23 -
John Edwards Hawley Lake Wllnppck 3/9 Minnow 4 lb. 12 oz. 26 12
PIKE, NORTHERN
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Bob Guido Belle Vernon Youghiogheny River Res 9/21 Yamamota 21 lb. 5 oz. 44 20
Eric Glovenski Reading Peters Creek Cove 1/26 Shiners 19 lb. 0 oz. 38 -
Mark Fortese Jr Scranton Susquehanna River 3/3 Shiner 15 lb. 0 oz. 40 17
Josh Miller Hanover Lake Marburg 8/15 8" Jerkbait 15 lb. 0 oz. 39.25 17
Timothy Barnhart Jr Melcroft Laurel Hill Lake 10/2 Erie Dearie 14 lb. 0 oz. 38 16
 
SALMON, ATLANTIC
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Luke Rzodkiewicz Fairview Kinzua Creek 5/8 Roostertail - 13 -
SALMON, CHINOOK
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Barry Lichvar North East Lake Erie 6/8 Drmwvr Spoon 20 lb. 8 oz. 36 22
SAUGER
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
No submitted catches
SHAD, AMERICAN
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Dave Bausch Mohrsville Delaware River 5/3 Spoon 5 lb. 7 oz. 25 15
STEELHEAD
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Joe Walton Mount Pleasant Lake Erie 8/18 Color Sp 16 lb. 8 oz. 34 19
Rob Malcotti Ebensburg Elk Creek 2/10 Marabou Jig 15 lb. 0 oz. 32 18.5
Chris Stefanowski Warminster Lake Erie 8/12 Storm 14 lb. 0 oz. 34 21
Blair Walk Erie Elk Creek 10/3 - 14 lb. 0 oz. 36 17
Earl D. Woodyard Jr. Pittsburgh Walnt Creek 10/29 Berk Pwrbt 13 lb. 12 oz. 32 18
SUCKERS
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Dave Bausch Mohrsville Schuylkill River 12/5 Worm 3 lb. 3 oz. 20 -
Billy R. Shaffer Worthville Mahoning Creek 9/29 Bombr Long - 26 -
Robert Wasileski IV Ingomar Kinzua Creek 5/26 Nightcrawler - 23 -
Edward A. Prince II Aliquippa Beaver River 5/8 Worm - 23 -
TROUT, BROOK
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Feller Heider Butler W. Branch Of Millstone 4/25 Lydnora Lure 4 lb. 10 oz. 19 14
Steve Long Hartleton E Branch Spring Creek 5/23 Minnow Rig 4 lb. 8 oz. 20 14
Christine Summers Johnstown Toms Run 5/22 Minnow 4 lb. 8 oz. 19 13
Anthony D. Foltz Harrisburg Clarks Creek 3/30 Minnow 4 lb. 6 oz. 20 14
Edward J. Scopel Cadogan Toinesta Creek 5/11 Minnow 4 lb. 2 oz. 21 8
TROUT, BROWN
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Joe Stahon Erie Lake Erie 6/22 Crawler Harn 16 lb. 4 oz. 33 19
Craig R. Gearhart Huntingdon Raystown Lake 3/23 Sidewinder 15 lb. 0 oz. 33 -
Thomas Van Winkle Spotsylvania, VA Lake Erie 7/25 Contender Sp 14 lb. 4 oz. 30 19
Pao Vang Elizabethtown Trout Run 10/16 Ko Wblr Spn 14 lb. 0 oz. 31 18
Rodger Schreckengost Seminole 4 Mile 10/23 Saltd Minnow 13 lb. 8 oz. 29 18
TROUT, GOLDEN RAINBOW
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Keagan Zelko Steelton Quittapahilla 3/30 Power Bait 8 lb. 2 oz. 26.5 15.5
Steven Long Hartleton Allegheny River 9/6 Nite Crawler 7 lb. 15 oz. 25 16
Aubree Goss Marion Center Chess Creek 4/14 Bubble Gum 6 lb. 13 oz. 25 16
Kira Swaiko Gibsonia Deer Lakes Park Lk 4/13 Pwr Chrtrs 6 lb. 2 oz. 23.13 14.25
Todd A. Heckman Wernersville Tulpehocken Creek 4/28 Ornge Pwrbat 6 lb. 2 oz. 24 13
TROUT, LAKE
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Ralph Casper Finleyville Lake Erie 5/19 Nk Spoon 28 lb. 0 oz. 36 25
Gregory W. Lazor Indiana Lake Erie 5/17 Knockout Lur 24 lb. 8 oz. 36 24
Michael Baronyak McKees Rocks Lake Erie 5/18 Pirate Spoon 21 lb. 8 oz. 36 22
William Savich Pittsburgh Erie Lake 5/11 Ornge&Blk Sp 20 lb. 0 oz. 35 21
Edward Lawrence Corry Lake Erie 5/18 Spoon 18 lb. 8 oz. 40 20
TROUT, RAINBOW
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Bruce Richmond Bellefonte Bald Eagle Creek 9/1 Power Eggs 11 lb. 5 oz. 29.5 18
Rachael Beresford Springfield Chester Creek 5/18 Power Bait 10 lb. 0 oz. 26 18
Wes Powell Cumberland, MD Evitts Creek 4/13 Spinner 9 lb. 5 oz. 27 18
Jeff Kauper Pittsburgh Deer Creek 4/13 Mealworm 8 lb. 15.20 oz. 24.75 17.25
Steven Long Hartleton Armstrong Creek 5/14 Minnow Rig 7 lb. 11 oz. 25 17
WALLEYE
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Austin M. Ramsey Pittsburgh Allegheny River 3/8 Smoke Tube 13 lb. 11 oz. 34 19
Jacob Lindow Bridgeville Lake Erie 6/23 Storm Crank 13 lb. 4 oz. 32 18.5
Josh Herman Erie Lake Erie 7/5 Storm 12 lb. 8 oz. 34 21
Sandra L. Taccone Erie Lake Erie 7/15 Reef Runner 12 lb. 2 oz. 36 17
William Wismer Erie Lake Erie 6/15 Rapala 12 lb. 0 oz. 32 18
 

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