Italian fisherman catches 280 lb 8.7 foot long catfish in Po Delta, Italy. You have to see this monster to believe it.

According to the website Law&Oyster and Twitter, the fisherman was exhausted after reeling in this monster.

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It may be big, but apparently big fish are common in parts of Europe. Someone once caught a catfish that was 22 feet long.

A fish like this cold serve an entire community during a Friday Night Fish Fry. Can you image the amount of batter you would need?

Sure he was not using your standard 10lb test fishing line. The line "Captain, I think we need a bigger boat" from the movie JAWS comes to mind.