May 25, 2012
USA: massive record flathead catfish in Michigan
A new record record flathead catfish caught in Michigan. Rodney Akey was fishing in his hometown when he landed a massive 49-pound, 8-ounce catfish that bests the standing record by exactly 2 pounds.
Akey was using cut bait and a “heavy-duty” 6-foot pole while shore fishing somewhere in Berrien Springs. He has chosen to keep the exact spot of his honeyhole a secret. He’s no secret to landing hefty catfish, landing a 42-pounder as his previous personal best