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Angler Recognition Program Catch of the Month

Blue Catfish

Record Blue Catfish for Lake Waco

Jesse Ewing of Waco, Texas caught this blue catfish in Lake Waco on December 7, 2019. The fish weighed 84 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 52.5 inches in lenth. This is a catch and release water body record for Lake Waco.

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One interesting photo will be selected by our staff and showcased on the Angler Recognition Program website each month. Send us a good photograph of the fish and the angler and your catch may be selected!

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For more information, contact:

Inland Fisheries • (512) 389-4444 • anglers@tpwd.texas.gov
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department • 4200 Smith School Road • Austin, Texas 78744