50 pound catfish hauled from Ohio River in Beaver County

50 pound catfish hauled from Ohio River in Beaver County

FILE PHOTO: A woman said she caught her personal best fish -- an 88-pound catfish.

BEAVER COUNTY, Pa. — Talk about a river monster: A 50 pound, 13 ounce cat fish was pulled from the Ohio River Thursday night in Beaver County.

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According to a Facebook post from Visit Beaver County, Chuckie Russell hauled the monster fish out of the water.

WOW! Caught last night in the Ohio River...50lbs 13oz! A beautiful catch and release! Congratulations! #fishing #destinationbeavercounty #ohioriver #beavercountyfishingclub

Posted by Visit Beaver County on Friday, May 22, 2020
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