A Midwest man and his girlfriend hauled what is believed to be a world record catfish into their boat while fishing on the Missouri River. The monster blue catfish weighed in at 130 pounds and was 45 inches in girth and 57 inches long.
"We threw the rod in, and about 30 minutes later, that rod took off," he said. "I just put the pressure on him and tried to work him up towards the surface. His head broke the water and, man, that was it, I knew I had a record breaker," the lucky angler said.