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Ameiurus melas

Black Bullhead

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 3,09 kg ( 6 lb 13 oz )
length: 47 cm ( 19 inches )
locality: Jackson Co. Pond , USA
year: 1984
2240_Black Bullhead_Ameiurus melas.jpg
record caught by: Gary Cole , 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 4,05 kg 8 lb 15 oz Sturgis Pond USA 1987
questionable 4,99 kg 11 lb 0 oz Colorado River USA 1986

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 67 cm 26 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified + 10 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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over
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approximately
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exactly tie
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verified by the IGFA