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Paducah man hauls in state-record blue catfish

By Dave Thompson, The Paducah Sun Glynn Grogan had caught big fish before, reeling in 90-pounders twice and several 80-pounders. When he felt a tug on his line Saturday at the Walter Hays Memorial Tournament on the Ohio River, Grogan, 61, knew the blue catfish on his line was abnormally big.

After struggling with the fish for about 10 minutes, he hauled in a 106.9-pound fish, breaking a state record that had stood for nearly 20 years. Read the full story at

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106.9-pound catfish is new KY state record

2018-10-24 - Wickliffe, KY - Photo courtesy
Glynn Grogan (left) and Kelly Hutchinson hold a state-record 106.9-pound catfish Grogan caught Saturday at the Walter Hays Memorial Tournament.

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