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Rock Springs fisherman catches record fish

 


When Christian Cosby threw out a chunk of sucker meat on his six pound test he never expected to catch a huge channel catfish.

Cosby and fishing buddy Brandon Chadwick were fishing near Anvil Draw on Flaming Gorge Reservoir June 24 when he caught a channel catfish weighing 28.52 pounds, measuring 39 inches long, with a girth of 23.25 inches.

“I yelled, “Holy cow it’s a catfish!” Cosby said. “I thought maybe it was a carp. I pulled it as close as I could get it to the shore in the shallow water. Then I jumped in the water, stuck my hand in his mouth and pulled it onto the shore....



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