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Esox lucius

Northern Pike

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 30,50 kg ( 67 lb 4 oz )
length: 146 cm ( 57 inches )
locality: gravel pit near Dannstadt , Germany
year: 1983
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record caught by: Arno Wilhelm , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
United Kingdom / capital: London / 243,610 sq km

United Kingdom

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 32,66 kg 72 lb 0 oz Lake Ken United Kingdom 1774
other methods 35,01 kg 77 lb 3 oz Ilman Lake Russia 1931
dead found ~ 36,30 kg ~ 80 lb Shannon River Ireland 1926
questionable 48,00 kg 105 lb 13 oz Maly Dunaj River Slovakia 1923

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 155 cm 61 inches
dead found 169 cm 67 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 80 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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