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Tinca tinca

Tench

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 6,92 kg ( 15 lb 4 oz )
length: ~ 70 cm ( ~ 28 inches )
locality: gravel pit Laroussi , France
year: 2014
1125_Tench_Tinca tinca.jpg
record caught by: Jay Gardiner Jr. , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
United Kingdom / capital: London / 243,610 sq km

United Kingdom

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 7,54 kg 16 lb 10 oz location undisclosed United Kingdom 2011
other methods 8,50 kg 18 lb 12 oz fish farm Bosnia and Herzegovina , Bulgaria , Croatia , Serbia unknown
questionable 10,00 kg 22 lb 1 oz Ostroher marsh Germany 1961

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 77 cm 30 inches
other methods 84 cm 33 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 30 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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verified by the IGFA