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Elopichthys bambusa

Yellowcheek

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 54,00 kg ( 119 lb 1 oz )
length: 165 cm ( 65 inches )
locality: lake in Zhejiang Province, China
year: 2009
682_Yellowcheek_Elopichthys bambusa.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -
category: other methods record
weight: + 50,00 kg ( + 110 lb )
length: + 160 cm ( + 63 inches )
locality: Poyang Lake, China
year: 2011
2924_Dajiang Wang_Yellowcheek_Elopichthys bambusa.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Dajiang Wang
comment: indicated weight of 150 lb seems to be exaggerated

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
China / capital: Beijing / 9,596,961 sq km

China

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 42,50 kg 93 lb 11 oz Jiangxi Province China 2001
other methods 70,00 kg 154 lb 5 oz unknown China unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 150 cm ~ 59 inches
other methods + 200 cm + 79 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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