Potential IGFA Record Catches - Redtail Catfish, Pacific Cubera Snapper, Stracheyi Mahseer

Potential IGFA Record Catches - Redtail Catfish, Pacific Cubera Snapper, Stracheyi Mahseer

The IGFA has just released another round of potential all-tackle and all-tackle (length) world record catches. Keep in mind that these catches are currently undergoing the approval process, and as of yet are not officially considered to be world records.


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Redtail pirarara catfish
IGFA

On Nov. 16, Andrey Pedchenko was fishing Thailand?s Ratchaburi Lake when he landed this behemoth of a redtail (pirarara) catfish. Pedchenko used a piece of a fish fillet to catch the fish, which measured in at 124 cm.

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Pacific cubera snapper
IGFA

In the waters off of Isla Coiba in Panama on Nov. 25, Jean Paul Estradere landed this Pacific cubera snapper, using a Sebile Splasher. The snapper measured an astonishing 115 cm.

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Lagleri barb
IGFA

On Nov. 28, in Laos?s Luang Prabang, Dale C. Fischer landed a potential all-tackle world record lagleri barb. It weighed in at 2 lbs, 7 oz, and measured in at 34 cm. The barb was caught using rice husk flour.

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Stracheyi mahseer
IGFA

Gavin Clark was also fishing in Laos on Nov. 29, on the Nam Song River, when he landed a stracheyi mahseer that weighed 9 lbs, 14 oz, and measured in at 63 cm. The fish was caught on a Lucky Strike Pointer and is a potential all-tackle record.


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Blue fish
IGFA
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Striped bass
IGFA

Regular readers of this article will recognize Maureen Klause. She?s back again, this time with two new potential all-tackle (length) record catches. The first is a blue fish that measured in at 78 cm, and the second is a striped bass that measured in at 108 cm. She used a bunker chunk and a bunker head, respectively, to land the fish in New Jersey?s Delaware Bay.

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Rainbow trout
IGFA

Finally, Paul E. Tulgetske was fishing in Michigan?s Pentwater Lake on Dec. 4 when he landed this beautiful rainbow trout. It measured in at 75 cm and was caught on an X4 Flat Fish.

More record catches can be found here.


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