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Salvelinus drjagini

Dryanin's Char

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 5,00 kg ( ~ 11 lb )
length: ~ 80 cm ( ~ 32 inches )
locality: Taymyr Peninsula , Russia
year: 2006
420_Dryanin's Char_Salvelinus drjagini.jpg
record caught by: Alexander Tokarev , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Russia / capital: Moscow / 17,098,242 sq km

Russia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 5,00 kg ~ 11 lb Taymyr Peninsula Russia 2006
other methods 16,00 kg 35 lb 4 oz Lake Khantaiskoe Russia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 80 cm ~ 32 inches
other methods 90 cm 35 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
no documented record
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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