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Labeobarbus aeneus

Smallmouth Yellowfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 5,50 kg ( 12 lb 2 oz )
length: ~ 75 cm ( ~ 30 inches )
locality: Orange River, South Africa
year: 2010
1100_Fly Fishing South Africa_Smallmouth Yellowfish_Labeobarbus aeneus.jpg
record caught by: Hardus Lategan , courtesy of: Fly Fishing South Africa

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
South Africa / capital: Pretoria / 1,219,090 sq km

South Africa

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 7,84 kg 17 lb 5 oz Kraaipoort South Africa 19??
other methods 9,00 kg 19 lb 13 oz Orange River system, Vaal River system South Africa unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 80 cm ~ 32 inches
other methods ~ 90 cm ~ 35 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 12 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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