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Alosa sapidissima

American Shad

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 4,54 kg ( 10 lb 0 oz )
length: 71 cm ( 28 inches )
locality: Maurice River , USA
year: 2005
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record caught by: George Kumor , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
USA / capital: Washington / 9,826,675 sq km

USA

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 5,10 kg 11 lb 4 oz Connecticut River USA 1986
rod & reel = 5,07 kg = 11 lb 3 oz Connecticut River USA 2003
other methods 6,80 kg 15 lb 0 oz Atlantic coast USA unknown
rod & reel? 6,12 kg 13 lb 8 oz St. John's River USA 1992

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 70 cm 28 inches
other methods 76 cm 30 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 22 years
explanation:
rod & reel:
sport fishing record with rod & reel
other methods:
records by other methods (net, hand line, spear, bow fishing etc.)
rod & reel?:
unclear if the fish was caught with rod & reel
questionable:
records based on anecdotal reports, verification not possible
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verified by the IGFA