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Channa argus

Northern Snakehead

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 9,04 kg ( 19 lb 15 oz )
length: 100 cm ( 39 inches )
locality: Yongpung Reservoir, North Korea
year: 2005
3244_Myeong-Hwa Jung_Northern Snakehead_Channa argus.jpg
record caught by: Kim Jong-eun , courtesy of: Myeong-Hwa Jung

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
North Korea / capital: Pyongyang / 120,538 sq km

North Korea

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 9,04 kg 19 lb 15 oz Yongpung Reservoir North Korea 2005
other methods 9,03 kg 19 lb 15 oz Mattawoman Creek USA 2018

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 101 cm 40 inches
questionable 150 cm 59 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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