This record wasn’t merely damaged, it was shattered.

A Connecticut man not too long ago set a mannequin new record in the state after catching an infinite catfish. The fish almost doubled the load the of the earlier record and in accordance with latest opinions, it may very correctly be a mannequin new world record.

Ben Tomkunas caught a 21.3-pound White Catfish in Coventry Lake remaining month. According to a Facebook put up from the Connecticut Fish and Wildlife, the earlier record had solely been 12.75 kilos.


The put up acknowledged, “Holy White Catfish Batman! Congrats to Ben Tomkunas who shattered the former CT state record (12.75 pounds) for the White Catfish with this 21.3 pound monster from Coventry Lake. This was a tough one to verify as Channel Cats and White Cats, especially when so large, look very similar. With multiple sets of expert eyes, we confirm the new state record.”

The present record for white catfish, as recorded by the International Game Fish Association, was set in 2005 for a 19.3 pound catfish caught in California. Yahoo News opinions that Tomkunas plans on submitting his declare to the International Game Fish Association in hopes to substantiate the record.