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Christian Ritzinger and Stefan Seuß break the magic mark: 2.81m catfish out of the Po!

Tostedt. Personal record? Po record? World record? Probably all three since Easter for Stefan Seuß, his personal record for sure! He crowned 25 years of trips as an angler and guide on the Po to Northern Italy with what is probably the largest European catfish ever caught with rod and reel. The river monster, which can only be described as such, measured 2.81 meters in length in front of five witnesses. Of course, this magnificent fish was not weighed in a time-consuming manner, but was gently put back in the Po soon after it was caught. Experts estimate its weight to be far beyond the 140...