The Nile perch are the largest freshwater fish in the world that are readily accessible to anglers. There is an account from Lake Victoria where local fishermen caught an incredible (516lb) Nile perch. The most reliable record from Lake Nasser records a fish of (392lb). A 78-year-old tea planter from India landed the biggest Nile perch we have caught. There were no scales big enough to weigh this fish but careful measurements were made and it was reliably calculated to weigh some 250lb plus. The largest reliably record Nile perch from Lake Nasser is a fish of (392lb). was 6'2" long and had a girth of 4'11" Gerald Eastmure, a 78-year-old tea planter from India, landed this huge perch. There were no scales big enough to weigh the fish, which has been estimated to be(275lb+).:0a20: Ace :cat: N.C.