TX Man Lands 41 Pound Catfish Setting New Record

Brownwood, TX., angler, Russell Hair, caught the catch of a lifetime while fishing with his 4-year-old son Cayson, a 41 pound flathead catfish. The Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife says the previous record for a flathead catfish caught by rod and reel in Lake Brownwood was 31 pounds and 39.50 inches long.

The record setting catfish was 46.25 inches long and 29 inches in circumference making the catch something that will go down in the record books. It took Russell 45 minutes of fighting with the fish before he was able to get it aboard his boat.

Russell Hair catfish son

Russell Hair was fishing on his boat with his 4-year-old son on April 4th when he hooked the 41 pound fish that was 46.25 inches long and 29 inches around. Continue reading

President Obama To Appear On Running Wild with Bear Grylls

President Obama is not going to Alaska to exclusively rename a mountain or to stump on climate change, he is visiting the 49th state to appear on an upcoming episode of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls.”

According to NBC, the president “will meet with Grylls while visiting Alaska to observe the effects of climate change on the area,” but rumor has it, the meeting will be filmed for a future broadcast of the popular celebrity survival show.

obama grylls

Grylls and Obama will join forces to trek through the Alaskan wilderness as the president receives a “crash course in survival techniques” Continue reading