This was from todays Local paper here in bakersfield, it was caught at Lake Isabella, "Wednesday evening at around 9 p.m., Bakersfield's Ron Frye, fishing alongside his wife Amie, set the hook into an exceptionally large catfish while soaking bait near the auxiliary dam. Fifteen minutes after hooking the gargantuan, he was able to land the fish. "I went into shock when I saw it. I went and grabbed it and just sort of heaved it onto the shore, where Amie screamed at the size of it. We had already caught three nice sized channel cats, but this one dwarfed the others. It didn't look like a channel and someone told me it was probably a big white cat." The world record on white catfish stands at a fraction more than 20 pounds, but when Ron put the fish on a certified scale, the needle went to 26.33 pounds. A DFG biologist finally made the scene on Thursday afternoon for identification purposes and immediately ruled out the possibility of a blue cat."