Holy moly! Marvin Griffin, of Santa Rosa, snagged a whopping 69.3-pound, 47 inches long, with a girth of 34.25 inches, flathead catfish with a rod and reel while fishing the Yellow River in Florida! His catch has been confirmed (with praise) by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission as a state record. What makes it even cooler is that Griffin’s uncle held the state record from 2011 through 2016 from the same river!
Check out the article on Fox News here.