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Lepisosteus oculatus

Spotted Gar

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 6,80 kg ( 15 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 110 cm ( ~ 43 inches )
locality: Texas, USA
year: 2018
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record caught by: Seth Brittain , courtesy of: Bowfishing Association of America
comment: no full body photo
category: other methods record
weight: 5,61 kg ( 12 lb 6 oz )
length: 98 cm ( 39 inches )
locality: Kentucky Reservoir, USA
year: 2016
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record caught by: Jesse Bazzell , 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 12,93 kg 28 lb 8 oz Seminole Reservoir USA 1987

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 128 cm 50 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 18 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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