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Labeobarbus trachypterus

Pifu

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 3,00 kg ( ~ 7 lb )
length: ~ 55 cm ( ~ 22 inches )
locality: Lukulu River , Zambia
year: 2011
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record caught by: Richard Peel , courtesy of: Carl Huchzermeyer

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Zambia / capital: Lusaka / 752,618 sq km

Zambia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 3,00 kg ~ 7 lb Lukulu River Zambia 2011
other methods 15,00 kg 33 lb 1 oz Lake Bangweulu , Lake Mweru , Luapula River DR Congo , Zambia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 55 cm ~ 22 inches
other methods ~ 105 cm ~ 41 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
no documented record
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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