Biggest Fish Of My Life!

Biggest Fish Of My Life!
Biggest fish of my life!

Jeffrey Golembiewski

Oak Lawn Illinois



Some people don't believe that big fish can be found around urban fisheries. Well they should retink that. I fish the Cook County Forest Preserves around Chicago almost weekly. But on night became special. While fishing for bluegills and bass on evening at Papoose Lake, I hooked into this monster! To my surprise, this channel catfish weighed 12lbs, measured 30.5 inches long and was 9 inches accross here head. The battle lasted 7 minutes which seemed to be a lifetime. I caught her on a nightcrawler under a slip bobber. After quick pictures, I released her to fight another day. She truly is the biggest fish I ever caught.

Species: Channel Catfish

Date Caught: 08/13/2012


Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 1

Length: 30.5 inches


Weight: 12

Lure / Bait used: Bait | night crawler

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