This Big Ol’ Fish is the “Cat’s Pajamas!”

Outdoors Bound

MONETA, Va. (WFXR) — You might recall the old phrase, “the cat’s pajamas.”

It’s appropriate for this week’s Big Ol’ Fish, a 40-inch-long, 33-pound flathead catfish.

It was caught by Scott Bird of Clendenin, W.Va. during a trip to Smith Mountain Lake last winter.

Bird says he was targeting striped bass with live bait when the giant catfish hit.

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