March 23, 2015
US: record size paddlefish caught in Missouri
Andy Belobraydic an Eastern Missouri angler caught a record size paddlefish the lastSaturday.
He landed a 6’6” and 140 pound 8 oz - 63.6 kilos paddlefish at the Bridgeport Resort at Cape Fair, on the north end of Table Rock.
Missouri Department of Conservation verified it as the new record, beating the old record by a 1.5 pound.
Belobraydic caught the fish by snagging it with a single, one-inch, un-baited hook.
This American paddlefish is the biggest fish of any kind on record ever caught in the state of Missouri.
See more huge paddlefish images at: Big Fishes of the World web site