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12-year-old boy snags 114-pound catfish [PHOTO]

Louisiana boy catches 114-pound catfish, breaking nine-year record.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com   |   March 2, 2014 at 6:15 PM

MONROE, La., March 2 (UPI) -- A 12-year-old boy caught a record 114.1-pound catfish in the Mississippi River in Louisiana.

Lawson Boyte, of Oak Grove, La., was on a family fishing trip on the river when he caught the huge catfish using shad bait, KNOE-TV, Monroe, La., reported.

The fish broke the previous record of 110.19 pounds in 2005.

[KNOE]

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