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Distichodus schenga

Chessa

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 3,80 kg ( 8 lb 6 oz )
length: ~ 60 cm ( ~ 24 inches )
locality: Cahora Bassa Reservoir, Mozambique
year: 2007
3106_African Fisherman Magazine_Chessa_Distichodus schenga.jpg
record caught by: Jed Browell , courtesy of: African Fisherman Magazine

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Zimbabwe / capital: Harare / 390,757 sq km

Zimbabwe

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 6,35 kg 14 lb 0 oz Kariba Reservoir Zimbabwe 1973
other methods 6,38 kg 14 lb 1 oz Zambezi River system Zimbabwe 1988

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 70 cm ~ 28 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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