Peacock, speckled (Cichla temensis)

Humbolt, 1821; CICHLIDAE FAMILY; also known as pavón cinchado, pavón pintado, pavón trucha, tucunare, and pavón venado
The speckled peacock is a world-class warm-water sportfish native to South America’s Orinoco and Amazon River Basins. It has been introduced into other countries and is established in southeastern Florida as a result of a deliberate introduction made in 1985.
Adult speckled peacocks are distinguished by blotches on the opercula and three vertical black bars on the body which become more pronounced with age. Another color phase may have 4-6 horizontal rows of light colored... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
13.19 kg (29 lb 1 oz)
Santa Isabel Do Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil
03-Nov-2010
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
6.35 kg (14 lb 0 oz)
Rio Cinaruco, Venezuela
05-Feb-1986
M-02 kg (4 lb)
8.26 kg (18 lb 3 oz)
Rio Negro, Brazil
05-Nov-1999
M-03 kg (6 lb)
9.37 kg (20 lb 10 oz)
Rio Sipapo, Amazonas, Venezuela
06-Jan-1995
M-04 kg (8 lb)
9.98 kg (22 lb 0 oz)
Rio Inirida Tributary, Colombia
26-Jan-2010
M-06 kg (12 lb)
12.02 kg (26 lb 8 oz)
Mataveni River, Orinoco, Colombia
26-Jan-1982
M-08 kg (16 lb) (tie)
10.48 kg (23 lb 1 oz)
Rio Pasimoni, Venezuela
22-Jan-1993
M-08 kg (16 lb)
10.43 kg (23 lb 0 oz)
Rio Pasimoni, Venezuela
06-Mar-1992
M-10 kg (20 lb)
11.79 kg (26 lb 0 oz)
Rio Pasiba, Venezuela
07-Apr-2006
M-15 kg (30 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.79 kg (1 lb 12 oz)
Rio Negro River, Brazil
27-Nov-2017
W-02 kg (4 lb)
4.65 kg (10 lb 4 oz)
Rio Inirida, Colombia
28-Feb-2020
W-03 kg (6 lb)
5.67 kg (12 lb 8 oz)
Rio Inirida, Colombia
01-Mar-2020
W-04 kg (8 lb)
5.22 kg (11 lb 8 oz)
Rio Inirida, Colombia
26-Feb-2020
W-06 kg (12 lb)
6.12 kg (13 lb 8 oz)
Rio Inirida, Colombia
01-Mar-2020
W-08 kg (16 lb)
4.54 kg (10 lb 0 oz)
Rio Inirida, Colombia
27-Feb-2020
W-10 kg (20 lb)
6.80 kg (15 lb 0 oz)
Rio Inirida, Colombia
27-Feb-2020
W-15 kg (30 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)
4.11 kg (9 lb 1 oz)
Rio Orinoco, Colombia
23-Feb-2016
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
6.35 kg (14 lb 0 oz)
Rio Tapera, Brazil
13-Jan-2004
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
6.80 kg (15 lb 0 oz)
Rio Tapera, Brazil
13-Jan-2004
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
8.16 kg (18 lb 0 oz)
Mataven, Colombia
04-Dec-2013
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
9.53 kg (21 lb 0 oz)
Rio Pasimoni, Amazonas, Venezuela
17-Dec-2007
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
11.40 kg (25 lb 2 oz)
Manapolis, Rio Preta da Eva, Amazonas, Brazil
22-Oct-2009
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
11.56 kg (25 lb 8 oz)
Rio Pasimoni, Venezuela
10-Nov-1992
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
3.46 kg (7 lb 10 oz)
Tomo River, Colombia
05-Feb-2020
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
3.03 kg (6 lb 11 oz)
Tomo River, Colombia
02-Feb-2020
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
6.90 kg (15 lb 3 oz)
Rio Marie, Brazil
20-Sep-2015
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
7.60 kg (16 lb 12 oz)
Rio Marie, Brazil
20-Sep-2015
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
8.02 kg (17 lb 11 oz)
Marie River, Amazon, Brazil
05-Oct-2014
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
6.35 kg (14 lb 0 oz)
Rio Negro Lodge, Brazil
07-Feb-2007
F-Smallfry
0.91 kg (2 lb 0 oz)
Santo Antonio Stream, Amazonas, Brazil
13-Oct-2014
M-Junior
11.79 kg (26 lb 0 oz)
Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil
10-Dec-2002
M-Smallfry
9.29 kg (20 lb 8 oz)
Rio Negro, Brazil
25-Nov-2001

Fishing World Records

Use the search form above to find fishing world records for freshwater fish, saltwater fish, and more. Search for the biggest fish in the International Game Fish Association's database of biggest fish for each species. All fish must be caught per IGFA rules