Master Angler My First Fish! Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Teresa Cosner Springfield ohio My brother in law was doing an all-night fishing trip, so I went out to keep him company for a little while. I had just gotten by first fishing license and I had never been fishing before, but it was a beautiful night so I thought I would give it a try. Within an hour, I had a bite. My brother in law gave me step by step instruction on what to do; with the intermittent “don’t you dare lose my good fishing pole!” The adrenaline kicked in, and I hung on for dear life while reeling until I thought my arm couldn’t reel any longer. When I finally got it to the boat, and in the net, I couldn’t believe the size. The real fun was the getting the picture- trying to lift it off the ground. When the fish started flipping around, I squealed like a little girl. They got it on video, and I am still being laughed at. Species: Flathead Catfish Date Caught: 07/28/2012 Kept / Released: Released Region of Catch: Region 1 Length: 49.25 Weight: 56 Lure / Bait used: Bait | bluegill Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More master-angler Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services WAIT!DON'T MISS A SINGLE ISSUE! Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!