This is a catfish. it lives in freshwater bodies of water. They don't usually get this big but it looks pretty awesome. A catfish usually stays towards the bottom of a body of water so it can stay cool. It eats bugs and small fish at times.
Fisherman opts to keep massive, 231-pound halibut Given option of a free fishing trip to release fish, angler Dirk Whitsitt decides to take fish home; takes three shots from a .38 special to subdue trophy fish
A British fisherman while searching for a river monster for seven years finally was successful with the River Ebro near Barcelona, Spain. He caught a 206 pound albino catfish. The fish was over eight feet long. This beats the record for the largest fish ever caught by 10 pounds. Once a few pictures were taken the fish was returned to the river.