Deap Sea Rodeo records

July 2, 2014 

All-time rodeo records

Saltwater catches

Amberjack: Donnie Simmons of Pass Christian in 2006, weighed 99 pounds 8 ounces

Barracuda: Michael Broussard of Biloxi in 1988, weighed 42 pounds

Black drum: Dianna Fournier of Saucier in 2001, weighed 60 pounds 13 ounces

Blackfish: Artie Scholtes of Pascagoula in 1974, weighed 27 pounds 10 ounces

Bluefish: Bill Musa of Ocean Springs in 1986, weighed 13 pounds 6 ounces

Blue marlin: Paul Kosbab of Slidell in 1983, weighed 488 pounds

Bonita: C.J. Saucier of Biloxi in 1950, weighed 23 pounds

Dolphin: D.L. Siegel in 1981, weighed 62 pounds Flounder: Richard Armstrong of Gulfport in 1986, weighed 11 pounds 2 ounces

Gar: Billy Wildberger of Mobile in 1975, weighed 160 pounds 8 ounces

Grouper: Wyatt Williams of Slidell in 1997, weighed 165 pounds 1 ounce

Jack crevalle: Pat Griffin of New Orleans in 1998, weighed 46 pounds 6 ounces

King mackerel: Don Jackson of Metairie in 1986, weighed 58 pounds

Lemon fish: H.L. "Butch" McQueen of Biloxi in 1984, weighed 89 pounds

Redfish: Wilford Seymour of Biloxi in 1978, weighed 43 pounds

Red snapper: Bobby Green of New Orleans in 1983, weighed 36 pounds

Sailfish: Eddie Jones of Biloxi in 1963, weighed 62 pounds

Shark: Bruce Bartling of Jackson in 1983, weighed 885 pounds

Spanish mackerel: Jim McGovern of New Orleans in 1972, weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces Speckled trout: Francis Creel of Biloxi in 1973, weighed 10 pounds 6 ounces

Stingray: Paul Morton of Mobile in 1994, weighed 171 pounds Tarpon: Taylor Butterworth of Pass Christian in 2002 and Carl M. Frickter of Chalmette in 1972, weighed 109 pounds Tuna: Bill Good of New Orleans in 1969, weighed 194 pounds Wahoo: Billy Barrett of Pass Christian in 1973, weighed 102 pounds White marlin: Chris Moran of Ocean Springs in 1981, weighed 74 pounds

Freshwater catches

Bluegill perch: Ryan Necaise of Saucier in 2004, weighed 1 pound 13 ounces Catfish: Billy Barnett of Gulfport in 1966, weighed 81 pounds 12 ounces

Green trout: John Seymour of Gulfport in 1998, weighed 11 pounds 13 ounces

Shellcracker perch: Lucresia Meadows of Wiggins in 1987, weighed 2 pounds 13.5 ounces Striped bass: Dempsey Hickman of Perkinston in 1991, weighed 12 pounds 9 ounces

White perch: Mike Mize of Ocean Springs in 1980, weighed 2 pounds 12 ounces

Note: Records made available through 2006.

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