89-pound catfish caught in Lake Springfield

Photo from WICS, courtesy of Brad Cox

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — What a catch!

Two local fishermen made quite a catch on Saturday in Lake Springfield.

Jake Branham and John Bowling caught a catfish during the Lake Springfield Catfish Tournament Series.

The blue catfish weighed in at 89 pounds 12 ounces!

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