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The 10 Biggest Catches In The World

Some fish are just bigger than others. Check out some of the most epic fish ever caught, and for the tuna drama, tune into Nat Geo Channel on April 1st at 10pm for the premiere of Wicked Tuna.

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2. Largest Catfish Ever Caught- Thailand

The largest catfish ever caught on record measures just over 9 feet. After being caught, Thai villagers tried to keep it alive but despite great efforts, it sadly passed away.

4. Largest Salmon Ever Caught - California

During a standard fall salmon survey, DFG biologists happened upon the king of all salmon. This beast was 51 inches long and weighed over 88 pounds. Normally, salmon weigh between 20 and 30 pounds.

5. Largest Squid Ever Caught- Arctic Ocean

The squid, which was captured in Arctic ocean, weighed about 1,089 pounds and was over 6 meters long. The previous "largest squid in the world" was captured in New Zealand and weighed 992 pounds.

6. Largest Marlin Ever Caught- Hawaii

Feast your eyes on this fish. Captured in Kona, Hawaii in 1984, this Pacific Blue Marlin weighed 1,656 pounds and was 17 feet long.. And as you can probably imagine, this puppy took about 2 hours to be reeled in.

11. Inspired By National Geographic Channel's New Show, "Wicked Tuna"

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New Series Premieres Sunday, April 1 at 10P et/pt