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Clarias macrocephalus

Broadhead Catfish, Bighead Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 3,00 kg ( 6 lb 10 oz )
length: ~ 55 cm ( ~ 22 inches )
locality: Fishing World Lake, Thailand
year: 1999
2003_Fishing Adventures Thailand_Broadhead Catfish_Clarias macrocephalus.jpg
record caught by: J. F. Helias , courtesy of: Fishing Adventures Thailand

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Thailand / capital: Bangkok / 513,120 sq km

Thailand

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 10,00 kg 22 lb 1 oz Dreamlake Fishing Resort Thailand 200?
other methods ~ 20,00 kg ~ 44 lb unknown Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam unknown
questionable 45,00 kg 99 lb 3 oz unknown Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 100 cm ~ 39 inches
other methods 120 cm 47 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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