Solano County man catches gigantic catfish, may break world record

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 10:19PM
Sean Moffett says he went fishing in Clear Lake Saturday. Near the end of his trip, he spent ten minutes reeling in a giant catfish. It measures 89 centimeters head to tail and weighs nearly 30 pounds.


SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. - A Solano County man beat the world record for catching the biggest catfish.

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Sean Moffett says he went fishing in Clear Lake Saturday. Near the end of his trip, he spent ten minutes reeling in a giant catfish. It measures 89 centimeters head to tail and weighs nearly 30 pounds.

The International Game Fish Association says the current world record is 80 centimeters.

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