Two-year-old Emmaus Simien, left, hooked and initially fought a big catfish Saturday evening. His father, Wayne, Sr., holding the fish, eventually took over the fishing rod. His father, Wayne, Sr., not pictured, waded out and landed the fish by hand. Also in the photo, Shepard Simien, 4, Simon Simien, 6, Selah Simen, 8 and Rael Simien, 7. All were fishing together when the catfish of about 50 pounds was caught.
Two-year-old Emmaus Simien, left, hooked and initially fought a big catfish Saturday evening. His father, Wayne, Sr., holding the fish, eventually took over the fishing rod. His father, Wayne, Sr., not pictured, waded out and landed the fish by hand. Also in the photo, Shepard Simien, 4, Simon Simien, 6, Selah Simen, 8 and Rael Simien, 7. All were fishing together when the catfish of about 50 pounds was caught. Courtesy photo
Two-year-old Emmaus Simien, left, hooked and initially fought a big catfish Saturday evening. His father, Wayne, Sr., holding the fish, eventually took over the fishing rod. His father, Wayne, Sr., not pictured, waded out and landed the fish by hand. Also in the photo, Shepard Simien, 4, Simon Simien, 6, Selah Simen, 8 and Rael Simien, 7. All were fishing together when the catfish of about 50 pounds was caught. Courtesy photo
Michael Pearce

Michael Pearce

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Two-year-old hooks giant catfish, but it took three generations to get it in

July 18, 2016 03:51 PM

UPDATED July 22, 2016 05:50 PM

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