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Coregonus lavaretus

European Whitefish, Common Whitefish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 6,50 kg ( 14 lb 5 oz )
length: ~ 85 cm ( ~ 33 inches )
locality: Ammersee, Germany
year: 1982
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record caught by: Mr. Ernst , courtesy of: -

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

Germany

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 6,25 kg 13 lb 12 oz Walchensee Germany 1960
other methods 10,00 kg 22 lb 1 oz unknown France, Switzerland unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 87 cm 34 inches
other methods 97 cm 38 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified + 20 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
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