Man reels in 71-pound catfish in Des Moines, Iowa

Man reels in 71-pound catfish near downtown Des Moines



A COUPLE OF IOWANS HAD A BIG WEEKEND ON THE WATER. CHECK THIS OUT – THEY REELED IN A 71- POUND CATFISH IN DES MOINES! JESSE RICHARD AND GREG SIECK SHARED THIS VIDEO. THEY RUN A YOUTUBE CHANNEL CALLED – OUTDOOR X MEDIA. YOU CAN SEE SIECK REELING IN THE MASSIVE FISH – AND THEN SLINGING IT OVER HIS SHOULDER. RICHARD SHARED HIS EXPERIENCE – AS SOON AS HE FELT THE BITE. <1:42 – 1:55 AS SOON AS WE STARTED FIGHTING IT – I MEAN I THINK I SAID IN THE VIDEO I THOUGHT IT COULD BE 70 POUNDS. AND YEAH, IT JUST PULLING AND WE JUST TRYING TO GET IN THE BOAT AS FAST AS WE COULD.> THEY SNAPPED A FEW PHOTOS – BEFORE RETURNING THE BIG FISH BACK INTO THE WATER

Man reels in 71-pound catfish near downtown Des Moines

Check out this big catch in Des Moines.Greg Sieck shared a picture of a 71-pound flathead catfish he caught Saturday near downtown.Sieck runs the YouTube channel Outdoor X Media. He says they took some photos before releasing the massive fish back into the water.The video can be seen here.

Check out this big catch in Des Moines.

Greg Sieck shared a picture of a 71-pound flathead catfish he caught Saturday near downtown.

Sieck runs the YouTube channel Outdoor X Media. He says they took some photos before releasing the massive fish back into the water.

The video can be seen here.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long added to this report.