280-Pound Catfish Dino Ferrari

Remember this catfish? Well, a new video of Dino Ferrari holding his prized catch, in which he eventually released alive, has surfaced online. He claims that it took “40 long minutes to reel the fish to shore,” before photographs were able to be taken. Believe it or not, this is not a record-breaking catch, as a Wels catfish caught in 2009 weighed in at 298 pounds – also caught from the Po River. Continue reading to watch.

This gigantic fish was not caught in the usual manner, since Ferrari says he caught it ‘with a spinning reel’, making the 280-pound fish a first for ‘such tackle.’