But when they stuck it on the scales it came in at 234lb — just shy of the top weight. Unlucky Keving said: "I have come so close, now I want to go and beat it. "I have been fishing for 35 years and this is by far the biggest fish I have ever caught.
fish like that."
Fishing holiday boss Kevin's bid to catch the biggest fish has taken him
around the world for the last ten years.
He said he was especially proud of catching his latest fish as it was reeled
in on a light rod.
He added: "It was bigger than me. I put my head into its mouth to show how
massive the thing was.
"This was probably the biggest ever catfish landed on such light tackle and
that is a great achievement for me."