A world record striped bass (salt water) was certified by the IGFA as the all-tackle world record.
The striper, caught by North Branford, Connecticut resident Greg Myerson on August 4. 2011 and certified by International Game Fish Association (IGFA) on Oct. 18, 2011 measured 54 inches and weighed 81.88 pounds. current All-Tackle World Record Striped Bass was caught by Greg Myerson in Westbrook, CT.
Myerson's fish beat the existing striper record of 78
pounds 8 ounces, which was set by Al McReynolds on Sept. 21, 1982,
Atlantic City, New Jersey. McReynolds fish measured 53" in Length
with a 34 1/2"Girth weighing in at 78 lbs 8oz.
Catching the World Record Striped Bass with pictures by Greg Myerson