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Big Catfish, False Claims

Big Cat, False Claims


Big Cat, False Claims

This picture has been making the rounds on eamail, claiming it was caught all over the place.

Ronnie Garrison
In the past few days I have gotten several emails showing the catfish picture to the right. The email claimed it was a new Georgia record cat weighing 140 pounds and was caught in Patula Creek at Lake Eufaula.

It did not look like a Georgia cat so I checked it out. It is not a cat found in Georgia - or even in the US. It is probalby a Wels cat that lives in Europe and the record weighed 202 pounds.

Apparently this picture has been making the rounds for a good while, with claims it was caught all over the US.

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