We often talk about what it be like to tangle with a 20 pound perch! If you think that would be a fight, then do a search for "world record perch". You will come up with pictures and information of "nile perch" with the igfa record of 230 pounds, caught on 20 pound line, followed by 213, and 210 pound! What a fight that must be! The world record for igfa "common carp" is 75 pounds and 85 pounds for "giant carp"!