International Game Fish Association

The International Game Fish Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making and record keeping.

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zander
(Sander lucioperca)


(Linnaeus 1758); PERCIDAE FAMILY; also called pike perch, lucioperca, sandre, abborrfisk, kuha This species is native to eastern and central Europe, Sweden and Finland and western Asia. It has been introduced into several other European countries, including England and is rapidly extending its range. This species has depleted stocks of native fish in some areas where it has been introduced for angling. The zander is very similar in body form and coloration to its close relative, the walleye, of North America. It is a slender fish with a pointed snout and a mouth with large, fang-like...Read More

All-Tackle Records
WeightLocationCatch DateAngler 
11.42 kg (25 lb 2 oz)Trosa, Sweden12-Jun-1986Harry TennisonRecord Details