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Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Florida Gar

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: + 11,00 kg ( + 24 lb )
length: 119 cm ( 47 inches )
locality: Suwannee River , USA
year: 2016
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record caught by: Rob Chapman , courtesy of: outdoors360.com

"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 + 11,00 kg + 24 lb Suwannee River USA 2016
other methods 14,50 kg 31 lb 15 oz unknown USA unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 119 cm 47 inches
other methods 142 cm 56 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 19 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