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Bagarius yarrelli

Goonch

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
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
category: dead found record
weight: + 130,00 kg ( + 287 lb )
length: 224 cm ( 88 inches )
locality: Ramganga River, India
year: 20??
2899_Goonch_Bagarius yarrelli.jpg
record caught by: employees of the fisheries department , courtesy of: -
comment: verified, no full body photo
category: rod & reel? record
weight: 113,40 kg ( 250 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 210 cm ( ~ 83 inches )
locality: -, India
year: 19??
2922_Keith Elliott_Goonch_Bagarius yarrelli.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Keith Elliott
comment: not verified, maybe rod & reel record

"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 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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