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Salvelinus lepechini

Lake Char

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 4,86 kg ( 10 lb 11 oz )
length: ~ 80 cm ( ~ 32 inches )
locality: Lake Ladoga , Russia
year: 2003
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record caught by: Michael Ekimov , 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 4,86 kg 10 lb 11 oz Lake Ladoga Russia 2003
other methods 9,50 kg 20 lb 15 oz Lake Ladoga Russia unknown
questionable 12,00 kg 26 lb 7 oz Knyazhegubskoe Reservoir Russia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

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