Americana: Gone Fishing!

Sorry we're closed! See you again in September!
May 18, 2010 to August 28, 2010

The Mary Augustine Gallery is closed for the summer. CCA's Curatorial Practice students have gone fishing.
Traveling state-to-state, they aim to beat these record holders for the largest catch.

Alabama: Alligator Ga, 151 lbs 5 oz, Tensaw River, Michael Houseknecht, 2004

Alaska: Halibut, 459 lbs 0 oz, Pacific Ocean: Unalaska Bay, Jack Tragis, 1996

Arizona: Flathead Catfish, 71 lbs 10.24 oz, San Carlos Lake, Adrian Manzanedo, 2003

Arkansas: Alligator Gar, 240 lbs 0 oz, White River, John Stortz, 2004

California: Blue Marlin, 692 lbs 0 oz, Balboa, A. Hamann, 1931

Colorado: Lake Trout, 46 lbs 14.6 oz, Blue Mesa Reservoir,
Larry Cornell, 2002

Connecticut: Bluefin Tuna, 770 lbs 0 oz, Atlantic Ocean, Block Island Sound, Lester Debetta, 1990

Delaware: Mako Shark, 975 lbs 0 oz, Poormans Canyan, Thomas Barnes, 2000

Florida: Alligator Gar, 123 lbs 0 oz, Choctawhatchee River, Zachary Phillips, 1995

Georgia: Flathead Catfish, 67 lbs 8 oz, Altamaha River, Gene Middleton, 2000

Hawaii: Blue Marlin, 1,805 lbs 0 oz, Pacific Ocean, Waianae, Oahu, Gail Choy-Kaleiki, 1970

Idaho: Sturgeon, 394 lbs 0 oz, Snake River, Glenn Howard, 1956

Illinois: Blue Catfish, 124 lbs 4 oz, Mississippi River, Tim Pruitt, 2005

Indiana: Paddlefish, 106 lbs 4 oz, N/A, John Kotter, 1996

Iowa: Paddlefish, 107 lbs 0 oz, Missouri River, Robert Pranschke, 1981

Kansas: Paddlefish, 144 lbs 0 oz, Kansas River, Ralph B. Westerman, 2004

Kentucky: Blue Catfish, 104 lbs 0 oz, Ohio River, Cannelton Dam Tailwaters, Bruce W. Midkiff, 1999

Louisiana: Bluefin Tuna, 1,152 lbs 0 oz, 30 miles South of South Pass, Ron Roland, 2003

Maine: Cusk, 33 lbs 4 oz, Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Kenton Geer, 2002

Maryland: Tiger Shark, 1,210 lbs 0 oz, Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, Grace Czerniak, 1983

Massachusetts: Carp, 44 lbs 2 oz, Connecticut River, Roger Pyzocha, 1993

Michigan: Lake Sturgeon, 193 lbs 0 oz, Mullet Lake, Joe Maka, Jr., 1974

Minnesota: Lake Sturgeon, 94 lbs 4 oz, Kettle River, Kim Bengston, 1974

Mississippi: Alligator Gar, 215 lbs 0 oz, Mississippi River near Natchez, Earl Stafford, 2003

Missouri: Paddlefish, 139 lbs 4 oz,Table Rock Lake, George W. Russell, 2002

Montana: Paddlefish, 142 lbs 8 oz, Missouri River near Kipp Park, Larry Branstetter, 1973

Nebraska: Blue Catfish, 100 lbs 8 oz, Missouri River near Wynot, Raynold Promes, 1970

Nevada: Striped Bass, 60 lbs 14 oz, Lake Mohave, Herman Britz, 1998

New Hampshire: Bluefin Tuna, 844 lbs 0 oz, Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Maine, Wayne Clough, 1997

New Jersey: Blue Marlin, 1,046 lbs 0 oz, Atlantic Ocean, Hudson Canyon, Phil Infantolino, 1986

New Mexico: Flathead Catfish, 78 lbs 0 oz, Elephant Butte Lake, Ash Canyon, Jim Wilson, 1979

New York: Great White Shark, 3,450 lbs 0 oz, Atlantic Ocean, Don Braddick, 1986

North Carolina: Smallmouth Buffalo, 88 lbs 0 oz, Lake Wylie, Tony Crawford, 1993

North Dakota: Paddlefish, 120 lbs 0 oz, Missouri River , Brian W. Johnson, 1993

Ohio: Flathead Catfish, 76 lbs 8 oz, Clendening Lake, Richard Affolter, 1979

Oklahoma: Alligator Gar, 184 lbs 3 oz, Red River, Sean Chatham, 2006

Oregon: Chinook (King) Salmon, 83 lbs 0 oz, Umpqua River, Ernie St. Claire, 1910

Pennsylvania: Muskellunge, 54 lbs 3 oz, Conneaut Lake, Lewis Walker Jr., 1924

Rhode Island: Bluefin Tuna, 1,142 lbs 12 oz, Atlantic Ocean, Block Island Sound, Capt. Don Slater, 1981

South Carolina: Tiger Shark, 1,780 lbs 0 oz, Atlantic Ocean, Cherry Grove, W. Maxwell, 1964

South Dakota: Paddlefish, 120 lbs 12 oz, Missouri River, Ft. Randall Dam Tailwaters, Don Gregg, 1979

Tennessee: Blue Catfish, 112 lbs 0 oz, Cumberland River, Lock C, Unknown, 1998

Texas: Alligator Gar, 279 lbs 0 oz, Rio Grande River, Bill Valverde, 1951

Utah, Lake Trout, 51 lbs 8 oz, Flaming Gorge Reservoir, Curt Bilbey, 1988

Vermont: Channel Catfish, 34 lbs 14 oz, Monkton Pond, Hubert O. Dumas, 1996

Virginia: Blue Catfish, 92 lbs 4 oz, Buggs Island Lake, William Zost, 2004

Washington: Pacific Halibut, 288 lbs 0 oz, Pacific Ocean, Swiftsure Bank, Vic Stevens, 1989

West Virginia: Flathead Catfish, 70 lbs 0 oz, Little Kanawha, River, L.L. McClung, 1956

Wisconsin: Lake Sturgeon, 170 lbs 10 oz, Yellow Lake, Unknown, 1979

Wyoming: Lake Trout, 50 lbs 0 oz, Jackson Lake, Doris Budge, 1983

We'll see you again this fall for the second year of Americana: 50 States, 50 Months, 50 Exhibitions.
Join us for the opening of Hawaii on Tuesday, September 2, 2008.