My Biggest Catfish

Scott Sneed

North Platte NE

Me and my buddy were out on the fourth fishing for largemouth at a private pond. We were using bluegill for bait were having a pretty fair day of catching bass when all of a sudden i get a huge hit on my pole. It dosnt feel like a bass strike so i reeled in a little and set the hook ...THE FIGHT WAS ON...line and drag going crazy fought for a good 20 min then i saw this monster.

Species: Channel Catfish

Date Caught: 07/04/2013

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 1

Length: 40"


Lure / Bait used: Bait | Bluegill

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