The following list includes several Mid Atlantic state records for Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) :
The New Hampshire state record for Atlantic cod has stood since 1969. The massive fish, which weighed 98 pounds 12 oz. stands as the IGFA all tackle world record. ***
The Massachusetts state record for Atlantic cod is held by a 92 pound fish, caught in 1987. The Atlantic cod is the state symbol of Massachusetts.
Connecticut's state record for Atlantic Cod was set in 2004 with a 45 pound fish.
The New York state record Atlantic cod, caught in 1984, weighed 85 pounds.
The New Jersey state record Atlantic cod is held by an 81-pound record fish caught in 1967.
The Delaware state record Atlantic cod, caught in 1975, weighed 44-pounds.
The Maryland state record 38-inch, 24-pound Atlantic cod, caught in 2013.
*** note: In the spring of 2013 Michael Eisele, of Germany landed a 103-pound Atlantic cod while fishing in the Norwegian Sea.
If approved by the International Game Fishing Association, the monster cod will set a new world record for the species.
For more information concerning Eisele's potential world record cod, see: