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Pending Record Blue Catfish Caught

The following was posted on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Facebook page on September 25, 2022:

Micka Burkhart caught a monster blue cat yesterday at 12:30 p.m. on the Cumberland River in Stewart County on skipjack and a 30-pound test line! The 118-pound 7-ounce blue cat will be a new Tennessee record pending verification and certification.
Official measurements:
118 pounds 7 ounces
54 inches long
41-inch girth
For all you wondering out there, Micka successfully released this pending record back into the Cumberland River.

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