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Ictiobus cyprinellus

Bigmouth Buffalo

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 37,87 kg ( 83 lb 8 oz )
length: 127 cm ( 50 inches )
locality: Wisconsin, USA
year: 2016
3496_Ictiobus_cyprinellus_Bigmouth_Buffalo0.jpeg
record caught by: Matt Smazal , 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 34,70 kg 76 lb 8 oz Wisconsin River USA 2013
other methods 39,52 kg 87 lb 2 oz Wisconsin River USA 2015
questionable + 40,00 kg + 88 lb unknown USA unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 126 cm 50 inches
other methods 131 cm 52 inches
questionable 157 cm 62 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 112 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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