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Bagrus bajad

Bayad

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 2,00 kg ( ~ 4 lb )
length: ~ 60 cm ( ~ 24 inches )
locality: Lake Volta , Ghana
year: 2012
1708_Marc Towers_Bayad_Bagrus bajad.JPG
record caught by: Marc Towers , courtesy of: Marc Towers

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Ghana / capital: Accra / 238,533 sq km

Ghana

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 2,00 kg ~ 4 lb Lake Volta Ghana 2012
other methods 100,00 kg 220 lb 7 oz Lake Qaroun Egypt 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 60 cm ~ 24 inches
other methods ~ 180 cm ~ 71 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 16 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