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Cyprinus carpio carpio

Common Carp , Mirror Carp

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 48,00 kg ( 105 lb 13 oz )
length: 125 cm ( 49 inches )
locality: Euro-Aqua Lake , Hungary
year: 2015
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record caught by: Thomas Krist , courtesy of: Euro-Aqua Lake

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Hungary / capital: Budapest / 93,028 sq km

Hungary

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 48,00 kg 105 lb 13 oz Euro-Aqua Lake Hungary 2015
questionable 69,60 kg 153 lb 7 oz Don River Russia 198?
questionable 56,10 kg 123 lb 11 oz Don Delta Russia unknown
questionable 50,00 kg 110 lb 4 oz unknown USA unknown
questionable + 49,50 kg + 109 lb Lot River France 1991

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 129 cm 51 inches
questionable 150 cm 59 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 70 years
not verified + 100 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