Flathead Catfish
  • Alewife
  • Bass Minnow
  • Chub
  • Cut Bait
  • Deep Rapala
  • Flick Shake Worm
  • Hot N Tot
  • J Plug
  • Jig & Crawler
  • Jigging Rapala
  • Leaf Worm
  • Leech
  • Litl' Buddie
  • Minnow
  • Nightcrawler
  • Silver Buddy
  • Spinner w/ Nightcrawler
  • Storm/Little Mac
  • Sucker
  • Swedish Pimple
  • Thunderstick Jr.
  • Twister
  • Worm
  • Yum Crawfish
Year Lake County Township Length Weight Angling Method Lure
2010 Spring Lake Muskegon Fruitport 37" Spincasting Twister
2009 Cowden Lake Montcalm Maple Valley 41" 42 lbs. Stillfishing Minnow
2009 Lake Macatawa Ottawa Park 37.5" Stillfishing Cut Bait
2009 Birch Lake Antrim Elk Rapids 33.5" Spincasting Jig & Crawler
2009 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 44.13" 34 lbs. Spincasting Flick Shake Worm
2008 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 38" 33 lbs. Trolling
2008 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 34" 18 lbs. Spincasting Swedish Pimple
2008 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 35.25" Drift Fishing Litl' Buddie
2008 Ess Lake Montmorency Hillman 32.88" Stillfishing Yum Crawfish
2008 Lake Macatawa Ottawa Park 42" 34 lbs. Drift Fishing Swedish Pimple
2008 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 40" 27 lbs. Stillfishing Nightcrawler
2007 Spring Lake Ottawa Spring Lake 32.25" Spincasting Silver Buddy
2007 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 42" 36 lbs. Stillfishing Bass Minnow
2007 Van Etten Lake Iosco Oscoda 32" Baitcasting Nightcrawler
2007 Gun Lake Barry Yankee Springs 29" Drift Fishing Nightcrawler
2007 Manistee Lake Manistee Manistee 39.5" 27 lbs. Trolling Thunderstick Jr.
2006 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 42.75" 35 lbs. Stillfishing Alewife
2006 Birch Lake Antrim Elk Rapids 33" Trolling Nightcrawler
2005 Hardy Dam Pond Newaygo Big Prarie 21 lbs. Baitcasting Nightcrawler
2005 Tipsico Lake Oakland Rose 30" Spincasting Leech
2005 Van Etten Lake Iosco Oscoda 29" Trolling Nightcrawler
2005 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 41" Stillfishing Nightcrawler
2004 Pratt Lake Gladwin Sage 31.38" Trolling Hot N Tot
2004 Lake Allegan Allegan Valley 36" Stillfishing Nightcrawler
2004 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 40" 33 lbs. Stillfishing Sucker
2004 Wolf Lake Muskegon Egelston 35" 19 lbs. Trolling Nightcrawler
2003 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 31" Trolling Minnow
2002 Pleasant Lake Wexford Selma 31" 18 lbs. Baitcasting Nightcrawler
2002 Manistee Lake Manistee Manistee 35" 15 lbs. Stillfishing Nightcrawler
2001 Crooked Lake Oakland Independence 31.5" Stillfishing Minnow
2001 Rainbow Lake Jackson Hanover 38" 25 lbs. Stillfishing
2001 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 36" 24 lbs. Stillfishing Nightcrawler
2000 Long Lake Hillsdale Reading 35.25" 24 lbs. Stillfishing Worm
2000 Manistee Lake Manistee Manistee 40" 30 lbs. Trolling J Plug
2000 Truckey Lake Newaygo Bridgeton 39.25" 21 lbs. Stillfishing Sucker
1999 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 33.25" Baitcasting Jigging Rapala
1999 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 20 lbs. Baitcasting Leech
1999 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 34.75" 19 lbs. Drift Fishing Leaf Worm
1998 Spring Lake Ottawa Spring Lake 33" 14 lbs. Baitcasting Nightcrawler
1998 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 44.88" Trolling Deep Rapala
1997 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 41.5" Stillfishing Chub
1997 Spring Lake Ottawa Spring Lake 31" Stillfishing Minnow
1996 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 40" 28 lbs. Trolling Hot N Tot
1995 Manistee Lake Manistee Manistee 34" 17 lbs. Trolling Hot N Tot
1995 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 43.25" 30 lbs. Trolling Storm/Little Mac
1995 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 36" 20 lbs. Trolling Spinner w/ Nightcrawler
1995 Muskegon Lake Muskegon Laketon 30.5" 12 lbs. Trolling Leech