Aug. 10 2021 A fisherman in Missouri, U.S., has set a new world record by capturing a giant mackerel weighing 57 kilograms.
According to FoxNews.com reported on the 8th, fisherman Matt Newlin went fishing with friends that day, with an arrow shot a fish weighing about 57 kilograms, he with the help of friends, before pulling the fish out of the water.
“We couldn’t believe it, knowing what kind of fish it was, but I’ve never seen anything this big, it’s like a monster,” he said. A 19-litre bucket can be easily put into its mouth. ”
Reported that the fish set a new Missouri record, but also set a new world record. “We estimate that the fish should be at least 10 years old,” said Andrew Branson, an expert with the Missouri Department of Environmental Protection.
Branson says mackerel is an invasive fish from Asia that can grow up quickly if the environment is right. The local government has encouraged residents to catch the fish to help remove invasive species.