Tucson man catches monster catfish at Patagonia Lake

2014-03-29T00:00:00Z Tucson man catches monster catfish at Patagonia LakeArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 29, 2014 12:00 am  • 

A Tucson man caught a 56-pound catfish at Patagonia Lake this week, Arizona Game and Fish officials say.

Angler Rich Stachel was fishing for bass with a jig on March 24, when he snagged the giant flathead catfish, which weighed in at 56.2 pounds, the agency said in a news release.

Go online to www.azgfd.gov/h_f/fishing.shtml  to find more fascinating fishing facts about Arizona.

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