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Rutilus rutilus

Roach

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 2,70 kg ( 5 lb 15 oz )
length: 53 cm ( 21 inches )
locality: fishing lake Weddendorf , Germany
year: 2012
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record caught by: Jason Paul Kiehl , courtesy of: Michael Kiehl

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Germany / capital: Berlin / 357,022 sq km

Germany

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 3,13 kg 6 lb 14 oz Rhine River Germany 1981

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 56 cm 22 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 25 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