9-Year-Old Boy Catches Massive Blue Catfish in New Mexico

A 9-year-old New Mexico boy landed a 42-pound (19-kilogram) blue catfish while fishing in the Elephant Butte Reservoir.

  • Published 17 November 2019

ELEPHANT BUTTE, N.M. (AP) — He caught a fish “this” big. No, really. A 9-year-old New Mexico boy landed a 42-pound (19-kilogram) blue catfish while fishing in the Elephant Butte Reservoir. Kris Flores said his son, Alex, made the big catch by himself and shattered dad’s record of reeling in a 36-pound (16-kilogram) fish. Flores says the fourth grader named the fish Wailord after the Pokemon character. The father says his son released the fish… Read at AP News