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Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

Chinook Salmon, King Salmon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 54,88 kg ( 121 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 150 cm ( ~ 59 inches )
locality: Columbia River, USA
year: 1910
280_Chinook Salmon_Oncorhynchus tshawytscha.jpg
record caught by: unknown (specimen right) , 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 ~ 45,00 kg ~ 99 lb Skeena River Canada 2001
other methods 65,00 kg 143 lb 5 oz Pacific coast, Queen Charlotte Islands Canada 1993

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 150 cm 59 inches
other methods + 160 cm + 63 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 22 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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