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11-05-2004 gaetano.borghi ID:782
The 100kg clock didn't go any further, so it must be over 100 kg.
This giant one was caught it in the river Po on "a mort manie" rod.
The fight took 3 hours!
L'aiguille de notre balance était bloqué à 100kg (capacité maximum).
Ce poisson pèse bien au-dessus les 100kg.
La capturé a été fait au mort manié sur le Pô.
Le combat a duré trois (3) heures.

Species Length Weight Year River Place Country Technique
Wels Catfish 257 cm
7.83 ft/UK
8.43 ft/US
100 Kg
220.5 lbs
2004 Fiume Po ITA Mort Manié - Dead Fish Bait
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Date Nickname Comment  
06-02-2011 22:39 jake.the.snake Top angling, top result, well done.
The Ebro is fantastic but the Po maybe calling for a nice change.
Any advice on good areas to do some ground work?
27-11-2007 12:05 krassi Very very good fish, congratulations!!!
05-08-2005 22:12 shogun.64 looks like a camera trick photagraphy
28-02-2005 18:07 webmaster to all country-men of SOCHASIRE:
28-02-2005 18:01 sochasire A truly stunning achievement Gaetano. My father was an avid and excellent fisherman and in his travels with the US Navy had travelled and fished in many countries. I'm sure he would have been deeply impressed. I know it takes more than just luck to land the big ones. Excellent job. Was your Wels a Catch-and-Release? BTW, I and many fellow yanks DO know where Italy and the Po River are. I apologize for my country-man.
13-06-2004 12:39 courtz that sure aint no kitten!
08-06-2004 23:20 stoney.and.girlfriend.ruthy Gee guys!! That's stupid BIG!!!!
What kind of line (strength) did you use? Where in ITALY???
08-06-2004 01:31 will Absolutely fantastic! It amazes me what lies at the depths of earths waters.
31-05-2004 11:47 dodgeyrog.and.woo Well done! Please can you tell me if there are any organised trips to the area that this superb fish was caught from. Thanks
13-05-2004 00:19 stevie.d what a fantastic fish congratulions
11-05-2004 21:18 jakub.vagner Gaetano, no coment!
Very, very and one more time very nice fish.
Congratulations to you!
11-05-2004 01:23 lucas.van.der.geest Bingo voor Gaetano Borghi: 257 centimeter !!!

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