"Official Lake Elsinore Annual Record Fish" are year-to-date records for the current year, until replaced by a new record-setting bigger fish. For an Official Fish Weigh-in, contact the Seaport Boat Launch at 951-245-9308. The Seaport Boat Launch is located at 500 W Lakeshore Drive at Poe Street. Or call the Lake Department at 951-674-7730.
On August 11, 2012, Teeyon of San Diego caught a whooping 18.5-pound Carp.
Official 2012 Lake Record for Carp
May 4, 2012, William Johnson, AKA "The Crappie King" of Lake Elsinore, caught a 9-pound, 7-ounce wiper, making his catch the Official 2012 Lake Record for Hybrid Striped Bass.
April 9, 2009, Chris Nickerson of Hemet, breaks the 2009 Lake Record for Largemouth Bass that he set in March with this catch of an 8-pound, 6-ounce Largemouth Bass.
Official 2009 Lake Record for Largemouth Bass.
Gioi Van Trinh and Sony Phem, Long Beach, landed these 6-pound, 4-ounce and 7-pound, 8-ounce Hybrid Striped Bass off Whiskers Fishing Beach on March 11, 2009. Sony Phem's catch is the Official 2009 Lake Record for Hybrid Striped Bass.
Chip Gilbert, President Lake Elsinore Bass Club, tied the 2009 Lake Record with this 5.0-pound Largemouth Bass on March 15, 2009.