• SEE IT: Texas boy catches massive 67-pound catfish, sets state record

    By: Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    CISCO, Texas -

    Now that's a big fish.

    A Texas boy hooked a 67.1-pound blue catfish over the weekend – and set a state record in the process.

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    What an amazing day on Lake Tawakoni yesterday. It was so exciting just watching this young man Brayden hold this huge...

    Posted by Michael and Teri Littlejohn's, Lake Tawakoni Guide Service on Sunday, March 17, 2019

    According to KTXS-TV, Brayden Rogers, 13, of Cisco, caught the 47-inch whopper Saturday on Lake Tawakoni during a fishing trip with his grandfather.

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    Rogers beat Texas' previous junior angler record set by Lane Ferguson, who reeled in a 66.2-pound blue catfish in 2011, the station reported.

    The massive fish, which Rogers gave to the state's Parks and Wildlife Department, now has a new home – the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center.

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    New Pending State and Lake Tawakoni Junior BlueCat Record! Fish was certified at Trot Line Bait and Tackle 😊 67.1 13 yr old Brayden Rogers of Cisco TX- caught with Guide Noel Ibarra of Tawakoni Guide Service “Positive comments please for this Kiddo”

    Posted by Michael and Teri Littlejohn's, Lake Tawakoni Guide Service on Saturday, March 16, 2019

     

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