15-Year-Old Ohio Girl Breaks Largest Wild-Caught Blue Catfish State Record

A 15-year-old Ohio girl is making headlines with a record-breaking catch — a giant blue catfish that’s practically her size.

Jaylynn Parker of New Richmond was fishing in the Ohio River with her father and a family friend on Sunday when she hooked the massive 101-pound fish.

Photos captured on that day show Jaylynn holding the catfish over her knee with a giant grin on her face.

“It’s official, our daughter Jaylynn Parker caught the new OHIO STATE record blue cat !! Had him officially weighed this morning 101.11,” the girl’s mother, Kristen Powell Parker, wrote on Facebook. Read more here