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Lota lota

Burbot

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 11,92 kg ( 26 lb 4 oz )
length: 116 cm ( 46 inches )
locality: mouth of Vodla River, Russia
year: 2004
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record caught by: Vladimir Smolennikov , courtesy of: -
category: rod & reel? record
weight: 15,42 kg ( 34 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 110 cm ( ~ 43 inches )
locality: Windermere Lake, Canada
year: 1923
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record caught by: Ms. Nellie Richardson , courtesy of: Ede Family Collection
comment: indicated weight of 34 lb seems to be exaggerated

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Canada / capital: Ottawa / 9,984,670 sq km

Canada

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 11,40 kg 25 lb 2 oz Diefenbaker Reservoir Canada 2010
other methods 32,00 kg 70 lb 9 oz Lake Irtyash Russia 1860
rod & reel? 27,22 kg 60 lb 0 oz Alaska USA 1870
questionable 36,00 kg 79 lb 6 oz Irtysh River Russia unknown
questionable 34,00 kg 74 lb 15 oz Alaska USA 18??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 114 cm 45 inches
other methods 152 cm 60 inches
questionable 210 cm 83 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 24 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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