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101-pound catfish reeled in on Mississippi River

101 pound blue catfish caught

(WSIL) -- The Missouri Department of Conservation is highlighting a large fish recently caught on the Mississippi River.

Carey Branham and his fishing pal Greg Branham, both of Farmington, caught a 101 pound blue catfish.

This was the biggest catfish Carey has ever caught.

The Missouri Dept. of Conservation's app mdc.mo.gov/contact-engage/mobile-apps/mo-fishing will help you find places to wet a line near your.

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Kenzie Dillow is the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at News 3 WSIL. She joined the team in 2016 as a video editor, moved into a Producer role in 2017 and took over the SMDCM position in 2021. Kenzie graduated from SIU Carbondale in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Sports Broadcasting and a minor in Advertising.

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