Largest Striped Bass by Year

YearEastern SeaboardNew York
1961Steve Gucciardo - 52.3 lbs.Anthony Cimmino - 17 lbs.
1964Vinnie Pilato 54 lbs.Nat Piazza - 42 lbs.
1965George Silverbush - 55.8 lbs.GusPiazza
1966George Adams - 50,2 lbs.Lenny Cikana - 39 lbs.
1970Joe Eigler - 43 lbsClem Perpetua - 35 lbs.
1971Charlie Fotz - 32 lbs.Vacated 
1972Jack Driscoll - 38 lbs.Vacated
1974Charlie Fotz - 44 lbs. Vacated
1975Richie Brennan - 44.14 lbs.Mike Campanelli - 40 lbs.
1976Mike Campanelli - 52 lbs.Vacated
1977Jack Driscoll - 46.12 lbs.Ira Friedman - 40.6 lbs.
1978Ira Friedman - 50.6 lbs.Ira Friedman - 47.3 lbs.
1979Ira Friedman - 52.2 lbs.Bpb Sicker - 50.3 lbs
1980Ira Friedman - 60.12 lbsVacated
1981Ira Friedman - 44 lbs.Bob Sicker - 40.4 lbs.
1982Peter Kane - 49.7 lbs. Leif Gobel - 32 lbs.
1984John Malencheck - 41.5 lbs.Vacated
1985George Mandrakas 39.4 lbs. Vacated
1986Ira Freidman - 51.9 lbs.John Williams - 42 lbs.
1989Bob Sicker - 48.11 lbs.Manny Moreno 25.10 lbs.
1990Tony Iesu - 50.5 lbs.Tony Iesu - 50.5 lbs.
1991Jack Driscoll - 22 lbsVacated
 Greg Nooney - 22 lbs. 
1992Tom Casino - 31 lbs.Bob Sicker - 22 lbs.
1993Gre g Nooney - 48.12 lbs.Gre g Nooney - 48.12 lbs.
1994Jack Driscoll - 35 lbs.Greg Nooney - 34 lbs.
1995Greg Nooney - 32 lbs.Greg Nooney - 32 lbs.
1996Jack Driscoll - 32 lbs.Jack Driscoll - 32 lbs.
1997John Lindner - 35 lbs.John Citarella - 33 lbs.
1998John Wagner - 29 lbs. John Wagner - 29 lbs. 
1999John Wagner - 32 lbs.John Wagner - 32 lbs.
2000John Wagner - 33 lbs.John Wagner - 33 lbs.
2001Peter Alamilla - 31 lbs.Peter Alamilla - 31 lbs.
2002John Citarella - 38.8 lbs.John Citarella - 38.8 lbs.
2003George Kelnhofer -  27 lbs.George Kelnhofer -  27 lbs.
2004Steve Knapik - 26 lbs.Steve Knapik - 26 lbs.
2005Jim Coucoulas - 32 lbs.Jim Coucoulas - 32 lbs.
2006Rob Lucia - 31 lbs.Rob Lucia - 31 lbs.
2007Jim Coucoulas - 26 lbs.Jim Coucoulas - 26 lbs.
2008John Citarella - 36 lbs.John Citarella - 36 lbs.
 2009 Bill Davison - 39.8 lbs.Bill Davison - 39.8 lbs.
2010Bill Davison - 31 lbs.Bill Davison - 31 lbs.
  2011    Rick Zappala - 23 lbs.Rick Zappala - 23 lbs.
2012Steve Knapik - 32.12 lbsSteve Knapik - 32.12 lbs
2013Chris Sippel - 30 lbs.Charles DeVerna - 24 lbs.
2014Rick Zappala - 30.8 lbs.Rick Zappala - 30.8 lbs.
2015Matt Ianotti - 38 lbs.Matt Ianotti - 38 lbs.
2016Billy Leuck - 38 lbs.Billy Leuck - 38 lbs.
2017John Citarella - 29 lbs,John Citarella - 29 lbs,
2018Corn Maguire 34 lbs.Corn Maguire 34 lbs.
2019Steve Knapik - 38 lbs.Steve Knapik - 38 lbs.
2020Danny Fucella - 33 lbs.Danny Fucella - 33 lbs.
2021John Citarella - 39 lbs.Steve Knapik - 35 lbs.