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Salvelinus namaycush

Lake Trout, Namaycush

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 46,37 kg ( 102 lb 4 oz )
length: 126 cm ( 50 inches )
locality: Lake Athabasca, Canada
year: 1961
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record caught by: Orton Flett, 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 39,46 kg 87 lb 0 oz Bennett Lake Canada 1906
other methods 46,37 kg 102 lb 4 oz Lake Athabasca Canada 1961
rod & reel? 46,27 kg 102 lb 0 oz Great Bear Lake Canada 19??
questionable + 60,00 kg + 132 lb unknown Canada unknown
questionable 54,50 kg 120 lb 2 oz Lake Michigan USA unknown
questionable 54,43 kg 120 lb 0 oz Lake Huron Canada 1836

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 150 cm 59 inches
other methods 183 cm 72 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified + 60 years
not verified 150 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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