• In 1999, Ron Silverman of Charleston caught a 39-pound, 5-ounce jack crevalle in Charleston Harbor. It is the IGFA world record for fly rods.

• In 1993, J.J. Benich of Mount Pleasant, a business professor at the College of Charleston, caught a 40-pound, 1-ounce jack crevalle that is the South Carolina state record.

• In 2010, Carlos Alberto Leal Simoes caught a 66-pound, 2-ounce jack crevalle near Angola, Africa, that is the all-tackle world record. The fish, caught on a Williamson Jet Popper, broke the previous record by 8 pounds.