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Hydrocynus vittatus

Tigerfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 16,10 kg ( 35 lb 8 oz )
length: 99 cm ( 39 inches )
locality: Kariba Reservoir, Zimbabwe
year: 2001
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record caught by: Ms. Jennifer Lynne Daynes , courtesy of: -

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

Zimbabwe

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 16,10 kg 35 lb 8 oz Kariba Reservoir Zimbabwe 2001
rod & reel? 28,00 kg 61 lb 12 oz unknown Central Africa, East Africa, Egypt, Southern Africa, Sudan, West Africa unknown
questionable 36,00 kg 79 lb 6 oz Lake Albert, Lake Tanganyika Burundi, DR Congo, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 100 cm 39 inches
rod & reel? + 105 cm + 41 inches
questionable 130 cm 51 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 11 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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verified by the IGFA
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