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Ictalurus furcatus

Blue Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 68,04 kg ( 150 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 165 cm ( ~ 65 inches )
locality: Kansas River , USA
year: 1910
1763_Blue Catfish_Ictalurus furcatus.jpg
record caught by: Doug Smith , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
USA / capital: Washington / 9,826,675 sq km

USA

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 64,86 kg 143 lb 0 oz John H. Kerr Reservoir USA 2011
other methods = 68,04 kg = 150 lb 0 oz Kansas River USA 1910
other methods 68,04 kg 150 lb 0 oz Mississippi River USA 1879
questionable 181,44 kg 400 lb 0 oz Mississippi River USA 18??
questionable 142,88 kg 315 lb 0 oz Missouri River USA 1866
questionable 136,08 kg 300 lb 0 oz Missouri River USA 1862
questionable 113,40 kg 250 lb 0 oz Missouri River USA 1820
questionable 109,77 kg 242 lb 0 oz Missouri River USA 1868
questionable 90,72 kg 200 lb 0 oz Kansas River USA 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 157 cm 62 inches
other methods 165 cm 65 inches
questionable 274 cm 108 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 25 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