Two saltwater state-record fish catches - one for conventional tackle and one for fly fishing - were certified Oct. 16 by the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources, the agency announced yesterday (Oct. 17).

The Commission verified that Matt Glenn of Pascagoula broke the conventional-tackle state record for Atlantic Croaker with a 5-pound, 1-ounce fish on Sept. 28.

Glenn's fish edged out the previous record, a 4-pound, 12-ounce croaker caught in November 1990 by Tom Pellegrin.

The fly-fishing record verified by the Commission was a 4-pound, 14-ounce southern flounder caught Sept. 21 by Ocean Spring's Joshua Lyon.

Lyon's catch broke the previous record of 2 pounds, 12.8 ounces that was caught by Doug Borries in October 2009.

Click here to view the latest version of the Mississippi Conventional-tackle Saltwater Fish Records.

The latest available version of the state fly-fishing saltwater records can be found here.