State Reported Top Georgia Lunkers
Rank Weight Lake (State) Angler  Date
#1 22lb. 4oz. Montgomery Lake George Washington Perry  06/02/32
#2 18lb. 1oz. Marben Farm (Lake Margery) Ron Petzelt 09/15/87
#3 17lb. 14oz. Chastain's Lake (Cobb County) Nickey Rich 04/27/65
#4 17lb. 9oz. Lake Lanier Emory Dunahoo 12/19/65
#5 17lb. 4oz. Marben Farm (Lake Margery) Jerry Jones 04/22/90
#6 17lb. 0oz. Lake Gale (Midway, Ga) Robert C. Stone 03/18/74
#7 16lb. 11oz. Lake Chatuge David Preseley 03/27/76
#8 16lb. 9.3oz. Marion County Lake Sam Taylor 03/15/02
#9 16lb. 9oz. Lake Allatoona Greg Rymer 08/31/82
#10 16lb. 8oz. Lake Eufaula John Giles 03/12/80
#11 16lb. 4oz. Lake Spivey Annie Malcolm 1971
#11 16lb. 4oz. Lake Seminole Charles Tyson 05/23/61
#13 16lb. 2oz. Morgan County Pond Robert Hilsman 04/07/62
#14 16lb. 1.2oz. Fort Stewart (Big Metz Lake) David Gregory 05/26/02
#15 16lb. 0oz. Forsyth County Pond Donald L. Smith 05/19/97
#16 15lb. 15.4oz. Marion County Lake Sam Taylor 03/16/02
#17 15lb. 13oz. Lamar County Pond Bryan McBride 12/10/98
#18 15lb. 12oz. Fort Stewart (Dogwood Lake) Don Harlow 02/20/93
#19 15lb. 10oz. Lake Seminole R.P. Bolton 1970
#20 15lb. 9.6oz. Fort Stewart (Canoochee Creek Res.) Greg Harvey 02/12/99
#21  15lb. 9oz. Fort Stewart (Big Metz Lake) Paul Smith 09/08/92
#22 15lb. 8.5oz. Dodge County PFA David Hudson 03/16/02
#23 15lb. 6.5oz. Hart County Pond Brad McCall 03/21/92
#24 15lb  6oz. Lake Juliette Alonzo Dunn 01/04/90
#25 15lb. 1.8oz Upson County Lake Sam Taylor 03/19/99
#26 15lb. 1.4oz. Fort Stewart (Pineview Lake) Paul Smith 1997
#27 15lb. 0oz. Lake Lanier Grady Watkins 03/25/67
#27 15lb. 0oz. Savannah River Mike Stille 11/06/99
#29 14lb. 15oz. Private Lake Lewis McGahee 04/07/98
#30 14lb. 14.4oz. Fort Stewart (Big Metz Lake) Chuck King 02/??/00
#31 14lb. 14oz. Clarks Hill Lake Carl Sasser 1960
#31 14lb. 14oz. Taylor County Pond Zeke Rhodes 04/06/75
#33 14lb. 12oz. Bartow County Pond Andy Brook 05/30/97
#34 14lb. 11oz. Upson County POnd Randy Wilkins 06/15/89
#35 14lb. 7.5oz. Lake Eufaula Randy Dassinger 02/28/85
#36 14lb. 7oz. Lake Jackson John Burnett 03/09/86
#37 14lb. 4.3oz. Marion County Lake Sam Taylor 07/09/00
#38 14lb. 4oz. Marion County Lake Sam Taylor 04/07/97
#39 14lb. 3oz. Fort Stewart (Big Metz Lake) Eddie Hancock 03/13/90
#39 14lb. 3oz. Goat Rock Lake Garry Brannon 03/13/90
#41 14lb. 2oz. West Point Lake Richard Little 04/15/88
#42 14lb. 0.8oz. Dodge County PFA Charles Sloan 03/20/99
#43 14lb. 0oz. Lake Burton Carl Lovell Jr. 05/28/93

* Reprinted from Georgia Outdoor News, August 2002