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Angler Award Program Summary
Top Fish Submitted for each Category


Biggest Fish, Most Recent Year
Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Scott Lonkert Beaver Falls, Pa Pymatuning Swamps 7/21 Power Worm 10 lb. 4 oz. 24 20
Wayde A. Confer Mifflinburg, Pa Faylor Lake 7/24 Power Worm 7 lb. 12 oz. 23.5 16.5
James Heller Orrstown, Pa Pine Reservoir 7/30 Jitterbug 7 lb. 8 oz. 23.25 15.76
Eric T. Steible Easton, Pa Lake Minsi 7/13 Perch 7 lb. 8 oz. 22 18
Rick Fitzpatrick Butler, Pa Lake Arthur 9/9 Pignjig 7 lb. 4 oz. 23.5 15.5

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
William J. Holko West Mifflin, Pa Pymatuning 6/10   1 lb. 1 oz. - -
Joshua Sherback Latrobe, Pa Loyalhanna Creek 7/8   1 lb. 13.5 9
Wayne Beeler York, Pa Conewago Creek 7/29 Mepps Yellow 1 lb. 9 8.5
Alison Ponczek Johnstown, Pa Wimore Dam 4/16 Night Crawler 0 lb. 15 oz. 8.75 -
Lee C. Miller Hanover, Pa Conewago Creek 6/16 Rebel Frog 0 lb. 14 oz. 11 8.5

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Clair R. Stuut Woodford, Va Lake Erie 5/5   7 lb. 5 oz. 22.75 17.75
John Simcic Springdale, Pa Lake Erie 5/13 Blade Bait 7 lb. 2 oz. 22 -
Doyle D. Morgan Canton, Pa Lake Erie 8/17 Northern King 7 lb. 2 oz. 23 18
Tom Peterson Belle Vernon, Pa Lake Erie 5/12 Minnow 6 lb. 13.5 oz. 21 18

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Jim Berry Telford, Pa Lake Nockamixon 7/24 Baigley Cran 29 lb. 38 24
Connor Baker Grove City, Pa Raystown Lake 6/20   20 lb. 37 21
Kevin Fulmer Sellersville, Pa   5/24   16 lb. 22 -
Kevin Long Bernville, Pa Lake Raystown 10/27 Live Shad 13 lb. 1 oz. 32.25 -
John Jannello Tarentum, Pa Lake Arthur 6/15   11 lb. 14 oz. 29 20

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Kevin Fulmer Sellersville, Pa Lake Nickamixon 5/5 Thundersti 22 lb. 34.25 22
David Ebersole Monongahela, Pa Ten Mile Creek 4/6 Gig/Minnow 18 lb. 7 oz. 29.5 28
Bobby Waltemyer Felton, Pa Susquehanna River 12/10 Glass Xrap 14 lb. 5 oz. 33.5 18
Stephen Facker Quakertown, Pa Lake Nockamixon 5/5 Jointed Redf 12 lb. 10 oz. 27 -
Andrew Dietz Wrightsville, Pa Brunners Island 2/11 Live Minnow 12 lb. 24 18

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Reina Fink Venetia, Pa Lake Erie 7/6   1 lb. 11 oz. 15 13
Trey Childers Hopewell, Pa Lake Erie 7/27   1 lb. 9 oz. 15.25 11.25
John Pinigis Pittsburgh, Pa Monogahela River 5/25 Minnow - 15.25 -
Ray Moluski Harrison City, Pa Monongahela River 5/27 Spro Crank25 - 15.25 -
John Pinigis Pittsburgh, Pa Monongahela River 6/5   - 14.25 -

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Robert G. Coach Wilkes-Barre, Pa Lake Wallenpaupack 7/2   2 lb. 1 oz. 11 6
Jonah Spuck Brookville, Pa Befelt Lake 6/25 Red Worm 1 lb. 8 oz. 11 12
Robert Williams Philadelphia, Pa Schuylkill River 7/25 Worm 1 lb. 7 oz. 11 -
Orlando Rivera Lebanon, Pa Lakeside Quarry 6/4   1 lb. 1 oz. 10.13 -
Robby Moss Transfer, Pa Pond 5/20 Mr Twister 1 lb. 1 oz. 12 10.21

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Chris Mcintee Bala-Cynwyd, Pa Schuylkill River 6/16 Corn 33 lb. 14 oz. 34 -
Jonathan P. Reilly Hamburg, Pa Stovers Dam 5/3 Bread 32 lb. 2 oz. 38 -
Thomas Sanderbeck Greensburg, Pa Lower Lake Twin Lakes 8/4 Corn 31 lb. 8 oz. 31 -
Pauline Manbeck Frackville, Pa Susquehanna River 6/5 Nitecrawler 30 lb. 36.5 -

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Scott Taylor Philadelphia, Pa Neshaminy Creek 8/26 Garlic Bagel 4 lb. 3 oz. 22 -
Douglas Whisenant Kempton, Pa Schuylkill 7/29 Minnow 3 lb. 13 oz. 19 12
Hope Lunder Brookville, Pa Allegheny River 7/8   3 lb. 20 11
Charles R. Boyer Sweet Valley, Pa Moon Lake County Park 7/24 Wax Worm 2 lb. 16 11
Max Anderson Youngsville, Pa Tionesta Lake 6/28 Commercial 1 lb. 7 oz. 14.5 -

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Edward Alessandrini Jr. Snoyersville, Pa Susquehana River 5/24 Lindy Rig 26 lb. 4 oz. 37 24
Jesse Heiser Hanover, Pa Lake Marbung 5/14 Worm 23 lb. 34 -
Bryan Hodges Erie, Pa South Pier 5/15 Minnow 22 lb. 35.75 27
Nathan J. Burkhart Carrolltown, Pa Lake Erie 9/3 Nightcrawler 22 lb. 33.75 22.25
Bob Lewis Quakertown, Pa Lake Nockawixon 7/8   19 lb. 5 oz. 32 21

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Victor B. Zendron West Sunbury, Pa Ohio River 9/4 Blue Gill 47 lb. 43 31.5
Andrew Ross Greensburg, Pa Harmarville Lock 3 Allegheny River 9/24 Blue Gill 42 lb. 40 37
Dominic Docchio Moon Twp, Pa Ohio River 5/2 Minnow 40 lb. 41.5 28
Joe Mellinger Jr Perryopolis, Pa Monongahela River 7/17 Bluegill 39 lb. 8 oz. 44 28

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Dennis C. Wirth Allentown, Pa Lake Ontehaunee 8/15 Fat Head 3 lb. 18 14
Tom Ortz Butler, Pa Lake Arthur 8/5 Minnow 3 lb. 17 17
Ken Reese Jr Hartstown, Pa Pymatuning 4/11 Jig 2 lb. 14 oz. 17.25 12
Fred Shindel III Dover, Pa Pinchot State Park 4/11 Jig Head 2 lb. 10 oz. 16 14
David G. Sammons Union City, Pa Pymatuning 5/1 Shiner 2 lb. 10 oz. 16 14

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Ken Dudash Jefferson Hills, Pa Mon River 11/27 Hair Jig 11 lb. 8 oz. 31 -
Bryan Hodges Erie, Pa Lake Erie 7/30   11 lb. 2 oz. 28 23
David Porterfield Irwin, Pa Lake Erie 8/18 Night Crawler 11 lb. 30 -
Robert Blair Fairview, Pa Lake Erie 7/13   8 lb. 1 oz. 25 20
Jeff L. Roberts Titusville, Pa Lake Erie 7/30 Nk 7 lb. 11 oz. 25.5 19.5

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Douglas W. Lindsey Shelocta, Pa Pymatuning Lake 5/13 Crankbait 38 lb. 2 oz 50.5 -
Douglas Lindsey Shelocta, Pa Glendale Lake 11/25 Legend Perch 37 lb. 8 oz. 50 24
Tommy Berrier Harrisburg, Pa Susquehanna 9/17 Crank Bait 32 lb. 46.25 23.5
Eric J. Gustafson Grove City, Pa Shenango Resevoir 5/16 Rapala 29 lb. 12 oz. 46 22
Matthew C. Vroman Boalsburg, Pa Susquehanna River 5/14 Bassprotube 29 lb. 50 21

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Julian Maza Scranton, Pa Lackawanna Lake 7/8 Gitzit Tube 21 lb. 12 oz 45 -
Troy Myers York, Pa Warm Waters Ppl Point 2/11 Wally Diver 18 lb. 7 oz. 40 -

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Anthony E. Whipkey Dunbar, Pa Lake Erie 7/23 Daves Tomaha 1 lb. 5 oz. - -
Gerald Groover Canton, Pa Lake Erie 9/7   1 lb. 3 oz. 12 9.5
Jon Groover Canton, Pa Lake Erie 9/8   1 lb. 11.5 9
Trey Childers Hopewell, Pa Lake Erie 7/27   13 oz. 11. 58.25
Larry Snavley Warren, Pa Lake Erie 7/23   - 10.25 -

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
George Staudacher Gibsonia, Pa Lake Erie 6/26 Spoon 1 lb. 12 oz. 8 -
Michael Kressley Fleetwood, Pa Maiden Creek 3/30 Worm 1 lb. 9 oz. 14 -
George Markley Lehighton, Pa Beltzville Lake 8/8 Worm 1 lb. 9 oz. 14.75 9.25
Anthony Mauro Webster, Pa Monongahela River 5/31   1 lb. 8 oz. 14 -
Donald F. Corcoran Pittston, Pa Harvey's Lake 7/14 Worm 1 lb. 7 oz. 16 9

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Frank Smolick Allentown, Pa Lehigh River 8/26 Rapalas 7 lb. 2 oz. 30 -
Michael Andersen Unityville, Pa Hunters Lake 8/14 Diving Plug 6 lb. 4 oz. 26.5 17
Abram W. Loveland La Plume, Pa Lackawanna St Pk 7/28   6 lb. 2 oz. 29 -
Fred Mcmillin Lewistown, Pa Perez Lake 12/31 Floating Min 5 lb. 9 oz. 26 -
Javon Bennett Dingmans Ferry, Pa Promised Land Upper Lake 1/22 Med Shiner 5 lb. 4 oz. 23.5 12.75

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Stephen A. Schettler Oil City, Pa Allegheny Res 8/11 Strike King 25 lb. 2 oz. 47 -
Frank Smolick Allentown, Pa Lehigh River 3/5 Jig/Rubber 23 lb. 4 oz. 40 19
Alan Stoltz Luthersburg, Pa Kinzua Dam 1/1 10" Perch 18 lb. 10 oz. 40.25 17.5
Terry Chiaramonte Marco Island, Fl French Creek 11/19 Shiner 14 lb. 38 16
Marshall H. Feltenberger Franklin, Pa Sandy Creek 8/18 Minnow 8 lb. 9 oz. 32.5 14.5

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Jeff Krieger Hanover, Pa Lake Erie 8/14 Stinger Spoon 8 lb. 1 oz. 27.25 16.5

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Dave Susko Washington, Pa Ohio River 1/20 Minnow 3 lb. 2 oz. 19 -
Michael Susko Houston, Pa Ohio River 1/17 Minnow 2 lb. 15 oz. 18.75 10.5
Mario D'amico Canonsburg, Pa Ten Mile Creek 2/16 Lead Head Jig 2 lb. 3 oz. 18 10
Edward A. Prince II Aliquippa, Pa Beaver River 5/24   - 18 -

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Rodney Seller Titusville, Pa Allegheny River 12/20 Minnow 11 lb. 4 oz. 31 17.5
Scott Stewart Pittsburgh, Pa Elk Creek 4/9 Maggot 4 lb. 5 oz. 21 12
Edward Ruszkowski Pittsburgh, Pa Alleghany River 8/29 Nightcrawler 3 lb. 14 oz. 25 -
Dana Johnson Temple, Pa   12/30 Nightcrawler 3 lb. 6 oz. 20.5 -
Dave Bausch Mohrsville, Pa Maiden Creek 7/10   3 lb. 21 9

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Jeff Queer Boswell, Pa Linn Run 4/21 Nite Crawler 5 lb. 6 oz. 23 16
Jake Brown Layton, NJ Lily Pond 5/21   4 lb. 6 oz. 20 -
Floyd Peterson James City, Pa Bear Creek 5/15   4 lb. 4 oz. 20 13
Walt Otolinsky Cresson, Pa Kettle Creek 4/23 Lure 4 lb. 2 oz. 19 13
Regis R. Yeager Wilcox, Pa Seven Mile Creek 5/10 Minnow 4 lb. 19 13
John Barnyk Irwin, Pa Clear Creek State Park 4/15 Rainbow Pow 4 lb. 19 11

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Mike Yancosky Mount Pleasant, Pa Yough River 2/4 Rapala 11 lb. 12 oz. 28.5 17
Duane Norcera Donegal, Pa Yough River 1/8 Rapala Count 9 lb. 14 oz. 27 18
Richard Vogel Sr. Emmaus, Pa Lehigh River 5/21 Power Bait 9 lb. 12 oz. 27.5 14.5
Joshua W. Metheney Confluence, Pa Yough River 5/15 Rapala 9 lb. 3 oz. 25 17
Matt Raymond Ashtabula, OH Walnut Creek 8/30 Woolybug Ger 8 lb. 8 oz. 28 14.5

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Robert Kozlowski Schnecksville, Pa Jordan Creek 4/15 Bread 8 lb. 8 oz. 26 16
Christopher Vogel Allentown, Pa Jordan Creek 4/22 Trout Magnet 7 lb. 12 oz. 26 15
Ryan Bartynski Whitehall, Pa Coplay Creek 5/28 Minnow 7 lb. 12 oz. 24 15.25
David Atkinson Montourfalls, NY Mill Creek 4/21 Nightcrawler 7 lb. 5 oz. 26.5 -
Mack Felcho Easton, Pa Jordan Creek 4/15 Corn 6 lb. 12 oz. 24.5 14.5

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Shannon Hackworth Harborcreek, Pa Lake Erie 5/13 N Ring Spoon 27 lb. 12.5 oz. 41 25.75
Eric Olszewski Lewisburg, Pa Lake Erie 5/7 Nk 28 24 lb. 8 oz. 40 23.5
David H. Krapp New Kensington, Pa Lake Erie 5/6   20 lb. 8 oz. 38 21.5
Josh Moodie North Huntingdon, Pa Lake Erie 5/6 Stinger 20 lb. 34 22
Eugene Godleski New Kensington, Pa Lake Erie 4/23 Nk Mag Spoon 19 lb. 10 oz. 35.5 22

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Elvis Goble Easton, Pa Delaware River 7/22 Power Bait 11 lb. 10 oz. 30 19
Walter M. Oczki Philadelphia, Pa Stoney Creek 5/13 Jig 10 lb. 7 oz. 25 18
Robert Castrovillo Philadelphia, Pa Stony Creek 5/18 Minnow 9 lb. 12 oz. 26 19
Dale Wenrich Lebanon, Pa Tulpehocken Creek 4/15 Blue Fox 9 lb. 4.5 oz. 29.25 17
Todd F. Diehl Manns Choice, Pa Juniata River 4/15 Corn 9 lb. 2 oz. 26.25 16.75

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Nick Lohrer Fairview, Pa Elk Creek 4/29 Brown Nymph 16 lb. 8 oz. 36.5 18
Christopher Lisek Erie, Pa 12 Mile Creek 12/4 Salmon Egg 15 lb. 7 oz. 28 18.5
Tom Givan Bradford, Pa Twelve Mile 9/30 Salted Minnow 15 lb. 2 oz. 31 20
Michael Sprowls Washington, Pa Lake Erie 9/22 Power Bait 15 lb. 2 oz. 33 20.5
Mike Cratty Fairview, Pa Elk Creek 9/17 Silver Jig 14 lb. 7 oz. 32.5 18

 

Angler Hometown Water Date Bait Weight Length
(inches)
Girth
(inches)
Roger Smith Pittsburgh, Pa Allegheny River 11/13 Creek Chub 13 lb. 33.5 21.5
Roger Smith Pittsburgh, Pa Allegheny River 11/13 Chub 13 lb. 33 19
Brian L. Wade Beaver Falls, Pa Lake Erie 8/27 Night Cr Har 12 lb. 10 oz. 31.5 19
Sarah McClay Fairview, Pa Lake Erie 7/14   12 lb. 5 oz. 32 19
Thomas J. Koffler Allison Park, Pa Lake Erie 6/24   12 lb. 5 oz. 31 17

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