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Ictiobus bubalus

Smallmouth Buffalo

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 48,08 kg ( 106 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 130 cm ( ~ 51 inches )
locality: Hawkins Reservoir, USA
year: 1999
3544_Ictiobus_bubalus_Smallmouth_Buffalo0.jpeg
record caught by: David Hanson , courtesy of: Bowfishing Association of America

"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 39,92 kg 88 lb 0 oz Wylie Reservoir USA 1993
other methods 48,08 kg 106 lb 0 oz Hawkins Reservoir USA 1999
questionable 55,00 kg 121 lb 4 oz unknown USA unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 112 cm 44 inches
other methods 130 cm 51 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 19 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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