World-record paddlefish caught in Oklahoma



Grant Rader (left) posed with the record paddle fish together with Jeremiah Mefford (center), with Reel Good Time Guide Service and the former paddle fish world and state record holder Corey Watters (right). (Courtesy photo of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation)

How does it feel to catch a world record fish?

“It was a palpitation, the most exciting moment of my fishing career. I can’t describe it – it’s one of the greatest things to be able to achieve such a new condition and world record. “

This is Grant Rader, who recently caught a 164-pound paddle fish on Keystone Lake – known for keeping giant paddle fish – near Tulsa, Okla. Click here to read the story.