Heaviest Guinean barracuda fish caught in competition
Thomas Gibson
46.40 kilogram(s)
Angola ()

Thomas Gibson (USA) caught a Guinean barracuda weighing 46.40 kilograms (102 pounds 4 ounces) on 14 February 2013. Gibson caught the IGFA world-record fish while fishing near Barra du Kwanza in Angola. Barracuda can be found in the waters of the Eastern Atlantic and can grow to a length of around 2 metres (6 feet 6 inches).

Gibson was fishing for tarpon near the mouth of the Kwanza River in Angola when he caught the record-breaking barracuda.

It only took around 10 minutes to get the fish into the boat after it had been hooked.