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Cyprinus carpio

Common Carp, Mirror Carp

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 51,20 kg ( 112 lb 14 oz )
length: ~ 125 cm ( ~ 49 inches )
locality: Euro-Aqua Lake, Hungary
year: 2018
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record caught by: Michel Schoenmakers , courtesy of: -
category: rod & reel record
weight: 27,00 kg ( 59 lb 8 oz )
length: 129 cm ( 51 inches )
locality: Sava River, Serbia
year: 2001
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record caught by: Rade Marković , courtesy of: -
comment: length world record and probably the largest "wild carp" ever caught

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

Hungary

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 51,20 kg 112 lb 14 oz Euro-Aqua Lake Hungary 2018
questionable 69,60 kg 153 lb 7 oz Don River Russia 198?
questionable 56,10 kg 123 lb 11 oz Don Delta Russia unknown
sighted + 54,50 kg + 120 lb Euro-Aqua Lake Hungary 201?

RECORD LENGTH

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

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 90 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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