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Cycleptus elongatus

Blue Sucker

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 6,97 kg ( 15 lb 6 oz )
length: 84 cm ( 33 inches )
locality: Iowa River , USA
year: 2011
1110_Blue Sucker_Cycleptus elongatus.jpg
record caught by: Steven Jones , 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 8,56 kg 18 lb 14 oz Missouri River USA 1986

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 93 cm 37 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 16 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