White Catfish

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Billy Faul caught this highly unusual white channel catfish while fishing in a tributary of the Neches River system called Pine Island Bayou. Most white catfish are albinos but this one has standard catfish-colored eyes. The fun of fishing is that you never know what is tugging on your line and in this case it was a genuine anomaly.

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3 thoughts on “White Catfish

    Jennifer Weise said:
    February 25, 2014 at 3:51 am

    Did ya’ll put him back…?

      Kingdom Zoo responded:
      February 25, 2014 at 3:59 am

      Not sure if they put it back or not.

    Annette said:
    May 24, 2014 at 4:54 pm

    I caught a white channel cat once in Does Palos near Cozzi red. It made a weird noise, and it scared me…I turned it loose…it was about 14 inches long or so…

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