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 teet... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
11.48 kg (25 lb 4 oz)
Lago Maggiore, Switzerland
07-Jun-2016
 

All-Tackle (Length) World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
97.0 cm
Lake Maggiore, Italy
12-Jun-2020
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
1.17 kg (2 lb 10 oz)
Saltvik, Finland
29-Apr-2018
M-02 kg (4 lb)
8.80 kg (19 lb 6 oz)
Main River, Nordheim, Germany
01-Nov-2000
M-03 kg (6 lb)
4.36 kg (9 lb 10 oz)
Saltvik Islands, Finland
21-May-2018
M-04 kg (8 lb)
5.80 kg (12 lb 13 oz)
Saltvik Aland Islands, Finland
10-Nov-2018
M-06 kg (12 lb)
5.85 kg (12 lb 14 oz)
Laukaa, Finland
29-Apr-2012
M-08 kg (16 lb)
7.03 kg (15 lb 8 oz)
River Avon, Glouster, England, United Kingdom
18-Aug-2014
M-10 kg (20 lb)
11.48 kg (25 lb 4 oz)
Lago Maggiore, Switzerland
07-Jun-2016
W-01 kg (2 lb)
1.72 kg (3 lb 12 oz)
Airisto, Finland
19-Jul-2013
W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-03 kg (6 lb)
3.97 kg (8 lb 12 oz)
Riba Roja de Ebre, Spain
29-Jun-2011
W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-08 kg (16 lb)
6.04 kg (13 lb 5 oz)
Airisto, Finland
21-Oct-2013
W-10 kg (20 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)
1.33 kg (2 lb 15 oz)
Laajalahti, Helsinki, Finland
31-May-2020
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
2.27 kg (5 lb 0 oz)
Pusiano Lake, Italy
16-Apr-2014
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
1.93 kg (4 lb 4 oz)
River Lek, Ultrecht, Holland
29-Jun-2016
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
11.15 kg (24 lb 9 oz)
Lagano Lake, Italy
31-May-2005
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
6.58 kg (14 lb 9 oz)
Jsar River, Lenggries, Germany
18-Oct-2016
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
4.53 kg (10 lb 0 oz)
Lugano Lake, Italy
08-Jun-2003
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
5.44 kg (12 lb 0 oz)
Corlo Lake, Italy
16-Oct-2020
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)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-10 kg (20 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
2.14 kg (4 lb 12 oz)
Garcia Sola Lake, Spain
28-Oct-2018
M-Junior
2.60 kg (5 lb 12 oz)
Volga River, Russia
28-Mar-2020
M-Smallfry
1.13 kg (2 lb 8 oz)
Grand Union Canal, England, United Kingdom
17-Mar-2007

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