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Carassius gibelio

Prussian Carp

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 4,84 kg ( 10 lb 11 oz )
length: 58 cm ( 23 inches )
locality: Kocher River, Germany
year: 2009
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record caught by: Jan Zablocki , courtesy of: -
category: questionable record
weight: 5,40 kg ( 11 lb 14 oz )
length: 58 cm ( 23 inches )
locality: Blunker Lake, Germany
year: 2013
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record caught by: Dirk Schmidt , courtesy of: -
comment: some witnesses, but according to the photo 5.4 kg is not realistic

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Germany / capital: Berlin / 357,022 sq km

Germany

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 4,84 kg 10 lb 11 oz Kocher River Germany 2009
questionable 5,40 kg 11 lb 14 oz Blunker Lake Germany 2013

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 62 cm 24 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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