John Williams snagged the blue catfish in a 47-acre lake in Normandy.(Tennesse Wildlife Resources Agency)
Talk about abig fishin a little pond.
TennesseefishermanJohn Williams managed to catch a 50-pound blue catfish in the 47-acre Coy Gaither/Bedford Lake in Normandy during a recent outing, likely giving him the record for the largest blue catfish caught in the lake, and also earning him a shout-out from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
“What is that old saying? Big things come in small packages… Well, that is especially true of this catch from the 47 acre Coy Gaither/Bedford Lake in Normandy," the agency wrote in a Facebook post alongside two images of Williams’ catch.
“It is a small body of water but, angler John Williams was able to land a bluecat that tipped the scales at just over 50 pounds.”
Williams’ catfish is reported to be the largest caught in such a small lake, according to WMUR.
“It is a small body of water but, angler John Williams was able to land a bluecat that tipped the scales at just over 50 pounds," the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said of the catch.(Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency)