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Catostomus insignis

Sonora Sucker

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 1,47 kg ( 3 lb 4 oz )
length: ~ 50 cm ( ~ 20 inches )
locality: Salt River , USA
year: 2014
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record caught by: Steve Wozniak , 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 2,45 kg 5 lb 6 oz Evelyn Hallman Pond USA 1996
other methods ~ 5,00 kg ~ 11 lb Colorado River system , Sonora state Mexico , USA unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 66 cm 26 inches
other methods 80 cm 32 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
no documented record
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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