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Oncorhynchus keta

Chum Salmon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 17,00 kg ( ~ 38 lb )
length: ~ 100 cm ( ~ 39 inches )
locality: Kitimat River , Canada
year: 1999
376_Chum Salmon_Oncorhynchus keta.jpg
record caught by: Ms. Marianne Woodcox , courtesy of: -

"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 18,14 kg 40 lb 0 oz Kitimat River Canada 19??
other methods 20,40 kg 45 lb 0 oz Columbia River Canada unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 101 cm 40 inches
other methods 120 cm 47 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 7 years
not verified 9 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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