A hefty 40.1-lb. blue catfish caught out of Grand Lake, by Illinois resident Denny Halgren, set a new Grand Lake record for blue catfish. Denny caught the fish with natural bait.
The fish was released, but had a length of 43 inches and a girth of 28.5 inches.
For more information about The New Lake Record Fish Program, or for more on catfishing in Oklahoma, log on to www.wildlifedepartment.com