245-pound wels catfish: ‘Like landing a small car’

October 3, 2011 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

_55742044_55742041 UK angler Jonathan Avery’s 245-pound wels (European) catfish caught and released in the River Ebro near Barcelona was five pounds shy of the current world record for the species, but the largest recorded in Spain or by a British fisherman. Avery said catching it was akin to “landing a small car”. BBC.

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