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Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

Silver Carp

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 48,50 kg ( 106 lb 15 oz )
length: 130 cm ( 51 inches )
locality: Erlensee, Germany
year: 2004
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record caught by: Tino Bäuerlein , courtesy of: -
category: questionable record
weight: 56,00 kg ( 123 lb 7 oz )
length: 142 cm ( 56 inches )
locality: Bajer Reservoir, Croatia
year: 2006
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record caught by: Milan Rakovčan , courtesy of: -
comment: unclear if it is a hybrid or a pure Silver Carp, foul-hooked

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Germany / capital: Berlin / 357,022 sq km

Germany

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 48,50 kg 106 lb 15 oz Erlensee Germany 2004
other methods 50,00 kg 110 lb 4 oz unknown China unknown
questionable 56,00 kg 123 lb 7 oz Bajer Reservoir Croatia 2006

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 149 cm 59 inches
other methods 150 cm 59 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified + 40 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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