Grayling (Thymallus thymallus)

(Linnaeus, 1758); SALMONIDAE FAMILY; also called European grayling, kharius, asch, stalling, temolo
Occurs in northern Europe from England and France to the Ural Mountains in northwest Russia in temperature ranges of 18.0-24.0 °C. The grayling is essentially a river fish and prefers clear, well-oxygenated water in the upper reaches of rivers with sand or gravel bottom. It also occurs in lakes, especially in mountain regions and rarely in brackish water (Baltic).
Like its North American counterpart, it is easily recognized by its distinctive sail like dorsal fin, which is followed by a sma... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
2.18 kg (4 lb 12 oz)
Steinfeld River, Drava, Austria
25-Nov-2009
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
1.14 kg (2 lb 8 oz)
Beatnatjohka River, Norway
04-Aug-2009
M-02 kg (4 lb)
1.18 kg (2 lb 9 oz)
Beatnatjohka River, Norway
05-Aug-2009
M-03 kg (6 lb)
1.80 kg (3 lb 15 oz)
Lätäsenojoki River, Finland
29-Jun-2008
M-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
1.42 kg (3 lb 2 oz)
River Frome, United Kingdom
24-Feb-2018
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
1.52 kg (3 lb 5 oz)
Drava River, Steinfeld, Austria
22-Sep-2013
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
1.64 kg (3 lb 9 oz)
Aurino River, Italy
21-Nov-2001
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.70 kg (1 lb 9 oz)
Mollisjok, Norway
08-Jul-2017
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
1.07 kg (2 lb 6 oz)
Mollisjok, Norway
07-Jul-2017
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
F-Smallfry
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
M-Junior
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
M-Smallfry
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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