A 112-year old bigmouth buffalo from Minnesota blew maximum age estimates for the species out of the water, so much so that the bigmouth buffalo became the oldest age-validated freshwater fish. The supercentenarian fish was collected as part
Walleye fry continue to be stocked annually, and with some improvement in water quality and a natural reduction in the bigmouth buffalo population, the hope is that Fox will return to the outstanding fishery it
Fish is five pounds heavier and nearly three inches longer than previous record-holder.
The new record fish was caught recently by Roy Beasley of Madison Heights, Mich., in the River Raisin. Beasley held the previous state record for bigmouth buffalo, that one caught on the Detroit River in