640+ pound catfish!


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  • CraZ DrtRider17

Posted 03 July 2005 - 05:55 PM

#1

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The above image is of a 646-pound Mekong giant catfish, netted in Thiland.


thats crazy!
i know saltwater guys to be happy with a fish that big

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  • Cr85RaCeR607

Posted 03 July 2005 - 05:58 PM

#2

:) :) :D :D :D

  • Skinsfan6

Posted 03 July 2005 - 07:11 PM

#3

WOW. You could eat off of that for two years..for a family of four. Imagine the whiskers.....

  • 150stocker

Posted 03 July 2005 - 07:12 PM

#4

jesus christ, I didn't think those things got over 100 lbs, let alone 640!

  • mayner

Posted 03 July 2005 - 09:32 PM

#5

Man...

Can you imagine the smell on that thing? I mean cats have a certain "odor" about them but a 640 pounder?

Whew!

  • avlnch

Posted 03 July 2005 - 09:48 PM

#6

damn thats one huge fish.

  • GIANTac1

Posted 03 July 2005 - 10:57 PM

#7

Catfish get really big. Talk to some divers who explore your lakes and dams and you will be suprised from the stories. Heard of catfish as big as volkswagons. Thailand is great! I been there a few times and have enjoyed Mekong whiskey! Talk about a buzz, man I saw flying 640lb. catfish......really!

  • Die_trying

Posted 03 July 2005 - 10:59 PM

#8

omg...... that is one ugly mofo..... i bet it put up a pretty good fight for a fresh water fish

  • mil_rider

Posted 03 July 2005 - 11:03 PM

#9

That'll feed a family of four... :)

  • ovrrdrive

Posted 04 July 2005 - 05:29 AM

#10

WOW. You could eat off of that for two years..for a family of four. Imagine the whiskers.....



Actually, from what I heard they did end up eating it.

They wanted to sell it when it was alive but it died. So they ate it. :)

  • crf250rnewbie

Posted 04 July 2005 - 12:54 PM

#11

Some one told me that those stories of huge catfish near damn's was a myth :) But you never know. That would scare the hell out of me to come face to face with one while diving.

  • NorCal

Posted 04 July 2005 - 01:03 PM

#12

Wow.....what if they kept it alive :)

  • CRFiddyRyder

Posted 04 July 2005 - 01:23 PM

#13

dude that's not even a fish anymore, it's a small whale

  • Ride Red 123

Posted 04 July 2005 - 01:37 PM

#14

thats... big...

  • MisterMan

Posted 04 July 2005 - 02:40 PM

#15

something that big and cool should have been released.

  • davepunc

Posted 04 July 2005 - 04:31 PM

#16

hehehe.. looks like a baby whale..

  • Rich450

Posted 04 July 2005 - 04:49 PM

#17

I read the article which went with the pic. The fish was caught by scientists who are studying the decline in the population of giant fish in the Mekong delta. They were going to release the fish but it died before they could so they gave it to the local villagers who ate it.

I'll try and find the full article.

  • MOmilkman

Posted 05 July 2005 - 12:52 PM

#18

How about going noodling for one of those!!!!???? LOL

  • robothumpo

Posted 05 July 2005 - 12:55 PM

#19

jesus christ, I didn't think those things got over 100 lbs, let alone 640!


Please refrain from using the lords name in vein. TY

  • gtsnowcrack

Posted 05 July 2005 - 01:35 PM

#20

National Geographic article





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