Reader Report: Flathead catfish

I have fished here, in Bogue Chitto, all my life, and I had an awesome weekend on April 18 and 19. I landed a 68-pound flathead on the 18th — we call them “tabbys” — and luck was on my side. I caught a 70-pounder on the 19th, as well as several more I didn’t weight.

I made a deal with myself and the Good Lord that if he’d allow me to put a good one in the boat, I’d turn it loose after I took pictures. I’ve lost several this spring at the boat and never thought it was going to happen, but it did, and I held up my end of the deal. I turned them both loose after family and friends came and saw them.

I’ve seen some nice fish come out of this ol’ river, but i never dreamed I’d have two of the finest on the end of my lines. I was kind of proud and hope you enjoy the pictures as much as I enjoyed catching them.

Greg King – Bush, La.

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