State Record Blue Catfish Caught in West Virginia

3:36 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

State Record Blue Catfish Caught in West Virginia

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Austin Hoffman recently caught a 47.75-inch, 52.95-pound blue catfish—beating the previous state record of 43.9 inches and 44.5 pounds.
Last Saturday, a West Virginia angler on the Ohio River was simply trying out some new gear in his boat at the right place and right time when he hooked and landed a 47.75-inch, 52.95-pound blue catfish-beating the previous state record of 43.9 inches and 44.5 pounds.