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Neoarius midgleyi

Silver Cobbler

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 10,00 kg ( ~ 22 lb )
length: 101 cm ( 40 inches )
locality: Western Australia , Australia
year: 2009
1987_Garry Fitzgerald_Silver Cobbler_Neoarius midgleyi.jpg
record caught by: Dick Pasfield , courtesy of: Garry Fitzgerald

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Australia / capital: Canberra / 7,741,220 sq km

Australia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 15,41 kg 34 lb 0 oz Norman River Australia 1968
other methods 40,00 kg 88 lb 3 oz Argyle Reservoir Australia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 120 cm ~ 47 inches
other methods 150 cm 59 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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