A 10-year-old Quincy boy caught a catfish almost as big as him.
According to the Quincy Herald Whig, Jayden Hills hooked a 61-pound catfish wile fishing with his dad, Jason, and commercial angler Michale Matlick near Lock and Dam 21 in Quincy.
Jayden used a half-dollar sized shad and battled the fish for 20 minutes before the group could get it into the boat.
“It was one of the best days of his life. I don’t think he knew what to say. We had to go around town because it was in the back of the truck and show people.”
The fish then became dinner.