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Mabry Harper World Record Walleye-1960-Old Hickory Lake, Tennessee

Mabry Harper World Record Walleye-1960-Old Hickory Lake, Tennessee

The rest of the story about the World Record Walleye caught in Old Hickory Lake:This past May, after careful review of newly discovered evidence supporting the validity of the 25 pound 1960 walleye catch made by Mabry Harper out of Old Hickory Lake in Tennessee, the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame voted

 

Update: four months after I posted this story Tennessee’s Wild Side a television show on the PBS Nashville station WNPT published this video with much more information on the great story about Mabry Haper’s world record walleye. to officially reinstate the Harper walleye as our all tackle world record for walleye.

 

With more than 3000 world record entries for 125 species of fresh water fish in our record books, we chose to conduct our own internal review of our records during the past several years in order to make sure our listings are as fair and accurate as possible. During this time, several records have been either re-categorized or removed, based upon their true ranking in their respective divisions.
When it came to the walleye record, we considered this issue important to revisit because in 1996, the Hall had removed the long standing Harper walleye from its record listing. This decision was based upon an Outdoor Life article which claimed that Harper







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