Monday, 10 January 2011 06:58
The first official IGFA world record in the All-Tackle category was the catch of an Arapaima gigas in length of 249 cm and weight of 130 kg (286 lbs. 9 oz.). Jakub Vágner caught this gigantic Arapaima gigas (Piraruca) in Brazil in the basin of Amazon on 17. August 2008.
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 05:59
The sport fisherman Jakub Vágner managed to set another IGFA world record in the All-Tackle category during his fishing in April 2007. He caught catfish of gigantic dimensions. One of them was 243 cm long and its weight was 102 kg, the other, the one to beat the world record,
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 06:24
The third official IGFA world record in the All-Tackle category is the catch of a Swai catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) with a weight of 21.3 kg (46lbs. 15oz.). Jakub Vágner angled this catfish in Thailand on 9. May 2009 in the Bung Sam Lan Lake...
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 07:14
In January 2008, Jakub managed to create already the fourth official IGFA world record in the All-Tackle category: he caught a rare Kokuni catfish with a weight of 30 kg (66 lbs. 2 oz.) at the Congo river in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This catfish was angled during the shoots for a film in a country that is being considered the last pearl of Africa by adventurers.