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landman
January 13th, 2005, 06:16 PM
A Big Old CATFISH

This is a picture of a catfish that a guy recently caught at Lake Texoma. According to the news, he was fishing from the shore with a 20 pound test line. When he realized what a huge fish he caught, he stayed in the water with it and kept it close to shore with his hands. He used his cell phone to call a friend and tell him to bring a scale. The friend got there and the scale topped out at 100 pounds. They took it to the nearby Bait shop and weighed it there. It weighed 121 pounds! Luckily a Game Warden was there and called the Athens Freshwater Fisheries Center and asked them if they wanted the fish. They sent a 'live truck' to the site and brought the fish safely to Athens. They are getting it ready for the public to view. The paper said that it would be two to three weeks before they'd release into the public tank.They estimated that the 121 pound catfish was about 27 years old! Want to go swimming in Lake Texoma? :eek:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v421/ehm/bigfish.bmp

:D

Jus10
January 13th, 2005, 06:40 PM
This pic has been around awhile :confused:

Sunny
January 14th, 2005, 02:44 AM
Crap, Faisal, I'm not gonna jump off yer boat any more... :eek:

Gerry
January 14th, 2005, 08:30 AM
I'll have it battered, with chip, and plenty of salt and vinegar please.

JohnT
January 14th, 2005, 11:05 AM
Originally posted by Gerry:
I'll have it battered, with chip, and plenty of salt and vinegar please. You want that mud extra salty?

AmbeR1
January 14th, 2005, 12:31 PM
I want an autoposy! Maybe Edward's $300 sunglasses are inside that thing...