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Hucho hucho

Huchen, Danube Salmon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 39,40 kg ( 86 lb 14 oz )
length: 137 cm ( 54 inches )
locality: fish farm, Austria
year: 2006
274_Taxidermy Hofinger_Huchen_Hucho hucho.jpg
record caught by: Christian Buchacher , courtesy of: Taxidermy Hofinger
category: questionable record
weight: 41,30 kg ( 91 lb 1 oz )
length: 145 cm ( 57 inches )
locality: Lake Plav, Montenegro
year: 1985
2915_Adi Sofradzija_Huchen_Hucho hucho.jpg
record caught by: Dževat Šarkinović , courtesy of: Adi Sofradzija
comment: not verified, maybe the largest catch with published photo

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Austria / capital: Vienna / 83,871 sq km

Austria

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 52,00 kg 114 lb 10 oz Danube River Austria 1897
other methods ~ 60,00 kg ~ 132 lb Danube River Austria 1873
other methods ~ 60,00 kg ~ 132 lb Danube River Austria 1873
dead found 70,00 kg 154 lb 5 oz Vah River Slovakia 1870
dead found + 63,00 kg + 139 lb Turiec River Slovakia 1960

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 175 cm ~ 69 inches
other methods ~ 180 cm ~ 71 inches
dead found 210 cm 83 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 35 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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