North Carolina man sets new record after catching 127-pound monster catfish!

Rocky Baker, an angler from Four Oaks, North Carolina, smashed the old state record for blue catfish with a 127-pounder.

On Saturday night, July 10, 2021, Baker soaked a small 2- to 3-inch gizzard shad at one of his favorite fishing holes.

North Carolina man sets new record after catching 127-pound monster catfish!

This catch broke the previous state record for the biggest blue catfish caught in North Carolina.

He said the fish was caught by a fishing rod. It was reeled in and netted in the boat.

The big fish was weighed at E-Z Bait and Tackle in Goldsboro. It was released back into the wild at Roanoke River on Sunday.

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