The biggest fish caught in ohio river

The biggest fish caught in ohio river

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fishman

Waynesboro, VA

#1 Oct 28, 2011
what has been the biggest fish caught in the ohio river?
Jim

Richmond, VA

#2 Oct 29, 2011
I caught a 6 lb carp down there once.
Teflon

Jersey City, NJ

#3 Oct 29, 2011
I don't know what the biggest is, but the biggest I've caught is a 30 lb. catfish.
Catfish

Huntington, WV

#4 Oct 29, 2011
I caughts mee a 3/4 ounce guppy once upon a time. WooWee, he sure put up a fight too.
Just sayin

Addison, NY

#5 Oct 29, 2011
My dad worked for the Corp of engineers at r c byrd locks and he said he saw some pretty big fish when they would drain the dam for cleaning I don't know exactly how big or what kind though...however...he said 90% of em had some pretty big growths on em also from all the pollution....GROSS!
dayum

Fincastle, VA

#6 Oct 29, 2011
My cousins husband pulled one out of the locks that was just over 40lbs. Biggest fn fish I've ever seen
jab

Fairfield, VA

#7 Oct 29, 2011
Caught around a 60lb flathead catfish bout three years ago. Have pics
wow

Charleston, WV

#8 Oct 29, 2011
jab wrote:
Caught around a 60lb flathead catfish bout three years ago. Have pics
Post them pics, would like to see that monster!
jab

Fairfield, VA

#9 Oct 29, 2011
Can't post them on here can ya? I can email it to ya.
chris

United States

#10 Apr 11, 2012
Heard divers down around I -75 bridge that seen catfish 200 pounds+ back in the 1980's do you think this true?
needmoreinfo

United States

#11 Apr 11, 2012
chris wrote:
Heard divers down around I -75 bridge that seen catfish 200 pounds+ back in the 1980's do you think this true?
Years ago, a person drowned in the Ohio river, I remember seeing the divers come out of the water, say "I'm not going back in there, there's catfish as big as a Volkswagen".
spurlock marine

United States

#12 Apr 11, 2012
We caught a bunch of 40+ pound fish in the river. Me and my grandfather used to dynamite fish there about once a month.
spurlock marine

United States

#13 Apr 11, 2012
My uncle is 2" from being a legal giant
Fallacy

Huntington, WV

#14 Apr 11, 2012
needmoreinfo wrote:
<quoted text>
Years ago, a person drowned in the Ohio river, I remember seeing the divers come out of the water, say "I'm not going back in there, there's catfish as big as a Volkswagen".
Yep, I remember that.

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BelAir, CA

#15 Apr 11, 2012
I caught one named Wanda, she was swimming with the Incredible Mr. Limpett and Nemo ( who they eventually found)
charles roberts

United States

#16 Apr 12, 2012
spurlock marine wrote:
My uncle is 2" from being a legal giant
lol!!
Lawn man

Columbus, OH

#17 Apr 12, 2012
fishman wrote:
what has been the biggest fish caught in the ohio river?
Back around the mid 90,s my neighbors had caught a catfish at 140lbs. I don't think this is close to the biggest but it's the biggest I've ever seen

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#18 Apr 12, 2012
I do SAR. I have suba dived the Ohio River a lot of times. I have never seen anything but very small fish and my goggles are magnified. I am not saying these big fish do not exist, but I have never seen one.
I wish I would.
Silent majority

New York, NY

#19 Apr 12, 2012
spurlock marine wrote:
My uncle is 2" from being a legal giant
Lmao
seen big fish pics

Elizabeth, NJ

#20 Apr 12, 2012
My uncle was on the concrete crew that built the wstend bridge, he had pics of them using cranes to remove huge 3-400# cats and had gar pics drum fish in 60# range and carp in 100# range one they pulled out of the form in the river weighed in & was close to the size of a vw beatle I would have never believed it had I not seen proof I've pulled several cats in on river that were 60-100#

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