The huge blue catfish was 57 inches long and 45 inches in girth. It hit a piece of Asian carp.
If this catfish is certified as the new world record, it will replace the old record that was a 124 pound catfish caught in the Mississippi River in 2005. That fish took 40 minutes to land.
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