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Salvelinus alpinus

Arctic Char

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 15,78 kg ( 34 lb 13 oz )
length: ~ 105 cm ( ~ 41 inches )
locality: Tree River, Canada
year: 2002
381_Arctic Char_Salvelinus alpinus alpinus.jpg
record caught by: Mickey Geron , 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 18,00 kg 39 lb 11 oz Tree River Canada 19??
other methods 20,00 kg 44 lb 1 oz Inari Lake Finland unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 108 cm 43 inches
other methods + 110 cm + 43 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 40 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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