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Do you have any potential IGFA world record fish in your lake?


Hi Stuart,

Do you have any potential IGFA world record fish in your lake?

Stuart’s answer:

Sure! We are the holders of the world record Siamese carp weighing in at 134lb 7oz, we have at least 40 Siamese carp over 100lb. I am sure we will break the record again soon, and predict by 2019 we will have Siamese carp in excess of 200lb. We hold the current world record Mekong catfish with a magnificent fish of 260lb we held the previous two records for this species.

We also held the last two Chao Phraya catfish records at 121lb and 91lb, we have fish to 150lb so hopefully the record will return to us. We hold the rohu carp record with a fish of 34lb 4oz. Also we hold the mrigal record with a fish of 18 ½ lb. We have at least 16 species of fish over IGFA world record size, and I have marked them with a red star * for you. We have others that are close. In total we probably have at least 70 IGFA records in our lake!

Here is a list of fish we know we have over current IGFA records. In total we have 49 different species in the lake. The list changes frequently as more big fish grow in the perfect environment we have created for them.

Arapaima. Up to240kg.* IGFA world record 154kg. We have two over 250kg and ten others over 150kg.
Asian red tail catfish. Up to40kg.* IGFA record: Vacant.
Black pacu. Up to26kg.* IGFA record: 24.9kg. We have at least eight over 30kg.
Black shark carp. Up to 10kg.* IGFA record: 7kg.
Chao Phraya Catfish. Up to 70kg.* IGFA record: 63kg. The previous record was held at Gillhams.
Giant gourami. Up to12kg.* IGFA record: 9.5kg.
Giant featherback. Up to15kg.* IGFA record: 9.8kg. We have at least 12 over 10kg.
Java barb. Up to 5kg.* IGFA record: 2.10kg.
Mekong Catfish. Up to 140kg.* IGFA record: 117.936kg. This record was set here at Gillhams by David Kent in November 2010.
Mrigal. Up to12kg.* IGFA record: 8.5kg . This record was set here at Gillhams by Eddie Grey in January 2012
Rohu. Up to14kg.* IGFA record: 15.6kg. This record was set here at Gillhams by Dan Hull in January 2014.
Siamese carp. Up to70kg.* IGFA record: 62kg. This record was set here at Gillhams by Keith William in October 2013.
Spotted featherback. Up to7kg.* IGFA record: 6kg.

Tambaqui. Up to 35kg.*  IGFA record: 32.4kg (71lb 7oz.)        

Tiger catfish. Up to15kg.* IGFA record: 13.5kg.

Wallago attu. Up to20kg.* IGFA record: 18.6kg.
Wallago leeri. Up to 50kg.* IGFA record: Vacant, you need 35kg-plus to claim.