Hook-and-Line State Record Fish

The Division of Fisheries recognizes anglers who have legally taken the largest fish on record by hook-and-line. Review the Rules and Regulations for State Record hook-and-line fish here.

Do you think you’ve caught a record fish? Below is a list of things you should do:

An official record fish application must be completed by the angler, verified and signed by your local District Fisheries Biologist, and mailed to:

Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Havana Field Headquarters – Record Fish
700 S. 10th Street
Havana, IL 62644

State record fish holders will receive a commemorative plaque from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources – Division of Fisheries.

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