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Morone saxatilis

Striped Bass

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 37,14 kg ( 81 lb 14 oz )
length: 137 cm ( 54 inches )
locality: Atlantic coast, Long Island Sound, USA
year: 2011
2293_Steven Hill, Field & Stream_Striped Bass_Morone saxatilis.jpg
record caught by: Gregory Myerson , courtesy of: Steven Hill, Field & Stream
category: other methods record
weight: 41,73 kg ( 92 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 140 cm ( ~ 55 inches )
locality: Atlantic coast, Chesapeake Bay, USA
year: 1995
2921_Maryland DNR_Striped Bass_Morone saxatilis.jpg
record caught by: employees of the Maryland DNR , courtesy of: Maryland DNR
comment: largest catch with published photo, insufficient picture quality

"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 * 37,14 kg 81 lb 14 oz Atlantic coast, Long Island Sound USA 2011
other methods 56,70 kg 125 lb 0 oz North Carolina USA 1891

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 139 cm 55 inches
other methods 180 cm 71 inches
questionable + 200 cm + 79 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 36 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
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