Holy sucker! Josh Bowmar arrows a beast of a buffalo!
On May 21, Bowmar made the following post to the Instagram account he shares with his wife, Sarah:
He then followed it up the next day by posting this awesome video to his YouTube channel, showing the beast being reeled in and weighed:
Brent McGlone currently holds the Ohio bowfishing record for buffalo, with a 40.8-pound Lake Erie fish he arrowed back on October 11, 2013. His fish measured 40.5 inches long and had a girth of 28.5 inches.
The largest North American sucker, the buffalo fish is commonly mistaken for carp, though they lack the whisker-like mouth appendages.
Congrats on the pending record, Josh. This is the fish of a lifetime.
We’ll update this story with the official weight once it becomes available.
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