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Hydrocynus goliath

Giant Tigerfish, Goliath Tigerfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 56,00 kg ( 123 lb 7 oz )
length: ~ 155 cm ( ~ 61 inches )
locality: Congo River, Congo
year: 2002
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record caught by: unknown , courtesy of: TigerFish's Camp Congo
comment: second largest rod caught specimen, no full body photo
category: rod & reel record
weight: 50,00 kg ( 110 lb 4 oz )
length: ~ 150 cm ( ~ 59 inches )
locality: Congo River, DR Congo
year: 198?
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record caught by: Christian Clinckemaille , courtesy of: Douglas Dann

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Zambia / capital: Lusaka / 752,618 sq km

Zambia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 58,00 kg 127 lb 14 oz Lufubu River Zambia 19??
other methods 70,00 kg 154 lb 5 oz Congo River system Congo, DR Congo, Tanzania unknown
questionable 115,00 kg 253 lb 9 oz Congo River system, Lake Tanganyika Congo, DR Congo, Tanzania unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 160 cm ~ 63 inches
other methods ~ 170 cm ~ 67 inches
questionable + 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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