Winning catfish weighs nearly 40 pounds

FRANKLIN – Charles Scheer of Hanley Falls’ 39.77 pound flathead catfish won the Catfish Derby Days title July 25.

Monde Grunke of Morgan was second at 37.62 pounds. Jeremy Rausch of Spencer, Iowa was third with a 35.7 pound flathead.

James Taylor of St. James caught the biggest channel cat at 18.49pounds. Gabe Grunke of Morgan won the junior division at 24.92 pounds. Aria Hutching of Hanley Falls had the largest junior channel cat at 9.3 pounds.


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