World Record Blue Cat Caught

May 25, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Maybe a few of you heard that a near miss state record 80+ lb blue
catfish was captured below Alton a few weeks ago.

Well this badboy didn't miss. The IL state record blue catfish was 85
lbs and the record was crushed.

Check out the new WORLD RECORD blue catfish that was caught Saturday
night below the lock and dam at Alton.

The fisherman caught a 95 lb cat last year but he didn't feel he was
prepared to keep the fish alive and turned it loose. The fisherman
agreed to let Cabela's display the fish in Kansas City for a few weeks
and then is requiring them to turn the fish loose, as per their

The fish's stats:
124 lbs, 58" long, 44" girth

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