PIC: Huge Snapping Turtle Pulled from Eufaula Lake

Published 05/13 2014 05:38PM

Updated 05/13 2014 05:42PM

He posted the above picture to the ODWC's Facebook page where it's already been shared more than 4,000 times.
He posted the above picture to the ODWC's Facebook page where it's already been shared more than 4,000 times./FOX 25, Oklahoma City

FOX 24 via FOX 25 -- He was hoping for a catfish, instead, this Edmond fisherman snagged a massive snapping turtle, the picture of which has gone viral.

Dave Harrell posted the picture of him holding the massive turtle at Eufaula Lake to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's Facebook page.

In the description, he said he was fishing for catfish on Sunday with a friend when he caught the big beast. He said he snagged it on a rod and reel and then pulled him to the boat for pictures.

After snapping a few memories, he released the big turtle back to the lake. He said in the post that it's the biggest one he's ever seen.

He posted the above picture to the ODWC's Facebook page where it's already been shared more than 4,000 times.

Reported by Jay Dillon, FOX 25


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