WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WJZ) — Quite the catch of the day. 

This is crazy. It was a normal fishing trip for a Maryland man until he caught a record fish. 

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William Bates Jr. of Waldorf was out fishing on the Occoquan Bay in Fairfax County in Virginia when he caught a 62-pound blue catfish. 

That’s a state record for Virginia.

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It looks like one of those things you see in River Monsters.

What did it eat? Whatever it wanted.


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Jennifer Donatelli