Posted February 7, 2015 1:58 pm by Comments

By Patriot Outdoor News

On January 19, Tony Chavez pulled in a 27-pound, 3.68-ounce flathead catfish from a basin below Colorado’s John Martin Reservoir. Lured in by chicken livers, this giant catfish weighed nearly twice that of the state’s previous record, which was caught in Pueblo Reservoir back in 2011. Officials from Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) have recognized Chavez’s fish as the new state record by a landslide.

“We are really excited for Tony and for John Martin Reservoir,” said, Jim Ramsay, CPW Aquatic Biologist, in a press release. “It is gratifying to see a fish of this size caught in southeastern Colorado. This …read more

Via:: Patriot Outdoor News

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