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  Catfish Photos, N.782  
11-05-2004 gaetano.borghi ID:782
The 100kg clock didn't go any further, so it must be over 100 kg. This giant one was caught it in the river Po on "a mort manie" rod. The fight took 3 hours!

Species Length (cm/ft) Weight (kg/lbs) Year Place Method
Wels Catfish 257 cm
7.83 feet/UK
8.43 feet/US
220.5 lbs
2004 Fiume Po (Fleuve Po)
Mort Manié - Dead Fish Bait
PHOTO: Copyright © Gaetano Borghi
Date Nickname Comment  
2011-02-06 22:39 jake.the.snake Top angling, top result, well done. The Ebro is fantastic but the Po maybe calling for a nice change. Any advice on good areas to do some ground work?
2007-11-27 12:05 krassi Very very good fish, congratulations!!!
2005-08-05 22:12 shogun64 looks like a camera trick photagraphy
2005-02-28 18:07 webmaster to all country-men of SOCHASIRE: ;-) webmaster
2005-02-28 18:01 sochasire A truly stunning achievement Gaetano. My father was an avid and excellent fisherman and in his travels with the US Navy had travelled and fished in many countries. I'm sure he would have been deeply impressed. I know it takes more than just luck to land the big ones. Excellent job. Was your Wels a Catch-and-Release? BTW, I and many fellow yanks DO know where Italy and the Po River are. I apologize for my country-man.
2004-06-13 12:39 courtz that sure aint no kitten!
2004-06-08 23:20 stoney.and.girlfriend.ruthy Gee guys!! That's stupid BIG!!!! What kind of line (strength) did you use? Where in ITALY???
2004-06-08 01:31 will Absolutely fantastic! It amazes me what lies at the depths of earths waters.
2004-05-31 11:47 dodgeyrog.and.woo Well done! Please can you tell me if there are any organised trips to the area that this superb fish was caught from. Thanks
2004-05-13 00:19 stevie.d what a fantastic fish congratulions
2004-05-11 21:18 jakub.vagner Gaetano, no coment! Very, very and one more time very nice fish. Congratulations to you!
2004-05-11 01:23 lucas.van.der.geest Bingo voor Gaetano Borghi: 257 centimeter !!!

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