MARLOW, N.H. (CBS) – A New Hampshire man reeled in a catfish over the weekend that is believed to be a record-setting weight for the Granite State.

Matthew Smith of Marlow caught a channel catfish on the Connecticut River.

Matthew Smith of Marlow caught what is believed to be a record-setting fish in New Hampshire. (Image Credit: NH Fish and Game)

New Hampshire Fish and Game said a conservation officer witnessed that the fish weighed 15.33 pounds.

Pending approval by Fish and Game biologists, it will set the new state record. The previous record was 12 pounds, 4.8 ounces.

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