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Thymallus thymallus

European Grayling

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 4,30 kg ( 9 lb 8 oz )
length: 72 cm ( 28 inches )
locality: Drava River, Austria
year: 1995
508_Günter Feuerstein_European Grayling_Thymallus thymallus.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Günter Feuerstein

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Austria / capital: Vienna / 83,871 sq km

Austria

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 4,30 kg 9 lb 8 oz Drava River Austria 1995
other methods 6,70 kg 14 lb 12 oz Konnevesi Lake Finland 1956
questionable 10,00 kg 22 lb 1 oz rivers in the Alps Austria, Germany unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 73 cm 29 inches
dead found 76 cm 30 inches
questionable 100 cm 39 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 24 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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