Man reels in 89-lb. catfish in South Carolina

News

(WYFF/NBC News) – Larry Westmoreland has caught plenty of fish in his 70 years, but he’ll be hard pressed to top the one he reeled in Saturday night while fishing on South Carolina’s Lake Keowee

Westmoreland caught an 89-pound catfish using his own secret bait.

It took him about 20-minutes to land the monster catch.

“I knew I had a big fish but I didn’t realize it was that big,” he says.

Westmoreland says he was able to get the majority of the 49-inch-long fish into his net, but it took several attempts to actually get the fish into the boat.

Read more: http://bit.ly/2P7GsZN

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

get the app

News App

Weather App

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss