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Bagarius yarrelli

Goonch

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 105,00 kg ( 231 lb 8 oz )
length: ~ 200 cm ( ~ 79 inches )
locality: Jamuna River, Bangladesh
year: 2009
3015_Anisur Rahman_Goonch_Bagarius yarrelli.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Anisur Rahman

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
India / capital: New Delhi / 3,287,263 sq km

India

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 87,00 kg 191 lb 13 oz Ramganga River India 2012
other methods 135,00 kg 297 lb 10 oz Krishna River India unknown
rod & reel? 113,40 kg 250 lb 0 oz unknown India 19??
questionable 240,00 kg 529 lb 2 oz Kushiyara River Bangladesh 2008
questionable 200,00 kg 440 lb 15 oz unknown India unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 185 cm ~ 73 inches
other methods 230 cm 91 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