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Labeobarbus kimberleyensis

Largemouth Yellowfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: + 17,00 kg ( + 38 lb )
length: 120 cm ( 47 inches )
locality: Vaal River , South Africa
year: 2003
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record caught by: John Southey , courtesy of: -

"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 22,20 kg 48 lb 15 oz Grootdraai Reservoir South Africa 19??
other methods 52,00 kg 114 lb 10 oz Orange River system , Vaal River system South Africa unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 120 cm 47 inches
other methods ~ 150 cm ~ 59 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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verified by the IGFA