The 8-14 behemoth that Steve Kennedy caught on day 2 of the Sam Rayburn Reservoir FLW Tour was the second-biggest fish of the event, trailing only a 9-00 by Mark Rose that same day. Kennedy's battle with his bruiser was captured on video and has been posted on YouTube.
The fish took a Kinami Flash that was attached to spinning gear and skipped between two cypress trees. The fight isn't extremely long, but contains some anxious moments particularly the point at which Kennedy is forced to pass the rod around one of the trees.
"That's 'the one that got away' a thousand times over, and I put that sucker in the boat," he said. "I'm proud of it. It's one of the most awesome catches I've ever been a part of."
To see it, click below.