Rory, from North Star Caviar, poses with the new state record at the fish cleaning station.
A nice 124.5 lb paddlefish caught by Aaron Stone
Fisherman Bill Harmon holds up a 127 pounds, 9 oz American paddlefish caught in Lake Francis Case off the Missouri River.
Jessie Beaver caught this paddlefoish while fishing on Lake Wilkes, Arkansas
The American paddlefish, Polyodon spathula, also called the Mississippi paddlefish or spoonbill, is a paddlefish living in slow-flowing waters of the Mississippi River drainage system. It appears to have been extirpated from Lake Erie and its tributaries. They are closely related to the sturgeons.
200 lb / 90 kg
78 inch / 200 cm