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Oncorhynchus masou

Cherry Salmon, Masu Salmon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 5,05 kg ( 11 lb 2 oz )
length: ~ 75 cm ( ~ 30 inches )
locality: Hokkaido, Japan
year: 2005
481_Cherry Salmon_Oncorhynchus masou.jpg
record caught by: Yuichi Yamao , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Japan / capital: Tokyo / 377,915 sq km

Japan

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 5,25 kg 11 lb 9 oz Kuzuryu River Japan 1995
other methods 10,00 kg 22 lb 1 oz Pacific coast Japan, Korea, Russia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 75 cm ~ 30 inches
other methods ~ 90 cm ~ 35 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 5 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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