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Squalius cephalus

European Chub

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 6,25 kg ( 13 lb 12 oz )
length: ~ 80 cm ( ~ 32 inches )
locality: Danube River, Hungary
year: 1987
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record caught by: József Pul , courtesy of: fishworld.hu
comment: insufficient picture quality
category: rod & reel record
weight: 5,72 kg ( 12 lb 10 oz )
length: ~ 75 cm ( ~ 30 inches )
locality: Gurk River, Austria
year: 1991
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record caught by: Franz Wutte , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Hungary / capital: Budapest / 93,028 sq km

Hungary

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 6,25 kg 13 lb 12 oz Danube River Hungary 1987
other methods 8,16 kg 18 lb 0 oz Dnyestr River Moldova, Ukraine unknown
questionable 10,00 kg 22 lb 1 oz unknown Belarus, Europe, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 80 cm 32 inches
other methods 85 cm 33 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 26 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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