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Teen Catches N.C. Record Catfish

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Remember when Zakk Royce caught the North Carolina record catfish from Lake Gaston twice in a 24-hour period?

According to multiple reports, 15-year-old Landon Evans just landed a 117-pound, 8-ounce blue catfish from the same lake, besting Royce’s 108-pound catch from 2015. Evans’ catch measured 55 inches in length and 40.5 inches in girth and was caught on cut shad. 

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The fish was examined and weighed on certified scales by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. What a catch, Landon! Congratulations!

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