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Amia calva

Bowfin

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 9,75 kg ( 21 lb 8 oz )
length: + 105 cm ( + 41 inches )
locality: Forest Lake , USA
year: 1980
2625_Bowfin_Amia calva.jpg
record caught by: Robert Harmon , 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 * 9,75 kg 21 lb 8 oz Forest Lake USA 1980
other methods 9,87 kg 21 lb 12 oz Cedar Creek USA 1997

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 109 cm 43 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 30 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