You can search all IGFA World Records for freshwater and saltwater fishes in All-TackleLine Class, All-Tackle Length for male, female and junior anglers. The muskie was caught on this 9" Musky Magnet. The Modern Day Muskellunge World Record Program recognizes a 58-inch, 58-pound muskie caught in 2012 by Joe Seeberger on Lake Bellaire … Muskie records are highly contested, but at that size, Hawkins's catch has a good chance of claiming the fly world record. World Record Muskie - Torch Lake Sept. 27 On Sunday, Sept. 27, Kyle Anderson caught this 50 # 8 oz Great Lakes Muskie in Torch Lake. Muskie enthusiast Randy Porcuban put one back into Vermillion in 2009 that his companion measured at 59 inches long with a girth of 29 inches — probably somewhere near the rarified air of a world record. The IGFA maintains the World Records for all species of game fish. World-Record Muskie We nicknamed the fish Shamu because she put on an incredible show. I have been fishing for muskies for the last 15 years seriously, and we average over 100 muskies released from my boat per year. The muskie measured 61-1/2 inches. (Not bragging, just trying to lend some validity to my opinion.) The state record for muskie … However, I tend to agree with Rob. The Committee of the Modern Day Muskellunge World Record Program (MDMWRP) is excited and proud to welcome you to our web site. The fish hit 50' behind the prop wash at 7:30 AM. The last time the DNR surveyed the muskie population with nets, they claimed 15% of them measured 50 inches or longer. It is the new Michigan state record muskie. First, it isn't a world record muskie. The 50 #s Maxina green kline had a 3 foot leader of 100 #s Trilene. I am a very avid muskie fisherman. The world record for a hooked muskie is 60-1/4 inches caught in Hayward, Wis., in 1949. Torch Lake is just NE of Traverse City, Michigan.