Greater Amberjack

Men's Greater Amberjack Current Record

Ben W. Key Jr.
Ben W. Key Jr. with his record-holding Greater Amberjack.

Name of Angler: Ben W. Key Jr. 

Hometown: Mancester, Ga. 

Weight: 92 lb. 1 oz.

Total Length: 61.5 inches

Date of Catch: June 25, 1975

Bait or Lure Used: Spanish Mackerel

Type of Fishing: Party or Charter Boat ("Snoopy II")

Location of Catch: Reef J

Name of Weigh Station: Yellow Bluff Fishing Camp

Disposition: Current record

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Men's Greater Amberjack Previous Records

Name of Angler: Neal Stamps 

Hometown: Jekyll Island, Ga.

Weight: 78 lb. 0 oz.

Total Length: Unknown

Date of Catch: February 1974

Bait or Lure Used: Cisco Kid

Type of Fishing: Party or Charter Boat ("Wel-Mic II")

Location of Catch: Tampa Reef

Name of Weigh Station: Jekyll Island Marina

Disposition: Record broken


Women's Greater Amberjack Current Record

Tricia Nicosia with her record-setting Greater Amberjack.

Name of Angler: Tricia Nicosia 

Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ga.

Weight: 72 lb. 8 oz.

Total Length: 58.25 inches

Date of Catch: August 19, 1986

Bait or Lure Used: Cut Fish

Type of Fishing: Party or Charter Boat ("It's Twins")

Location of Catch: L Buoy

Name of Weigh Station: Bryan County Co-op

Disposition: Current record

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