Kentucky's top cats
The Kentucky catfish records on the books with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources:
n Blue catfish: 104 pounds, caught by Bruce Midkiff of Owensboro in the Ohio River in 1999.
n Channel catfish: 28.3 pounds; Hope Tinsley of Fort Worth, Texas, farm pond, 1994.
n Flathead catfish: 97 pounds; Esker Carroll; Green River, 1956.
n Bullhead catfish: 5 pounds, 3 ounces; Harry Case of Paris; Guist Creek Lake, 1992.
n White catfish: 1 pound, .78 ounces; Steve Daisey; Guist Creek Lake, 2002.
Complete state records are available at www.kdfwr.state.ky.us/recordfish.asp.|3/16/04|***