The world record carp has been broken with a 48 kg (nearly 106 lb) caught in Hungary. Czech angler On May 18, 2015 Thomas Krist managed to land the huge mirror carp in a commercially-run 11 hectare lake which was a former gravel pit neat Lake Balaton. The lake burst on the carp scene three years ago, when Roman Hanke made an amazing 46 kg plus catch.
The fishery holds many more giant carp, plus catfish, zander and pike. At the moment the commercial fishing lakes Le Graviers, Abbey Lakes and Rainbow Lake hold carp up to 100 lb, along with Lake Keltcherhoef in Belgium.
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