Thomas Farchione of Waterford, Wisconsin made headlines and his way around the internet with this impressive catch!

While fishing a live nightcrawer rigged on a dropshot he hooked into this new pending world record redear sunfish weighed 6.30 pounds, measured 17 inches long and carried a 20-inch girth.

The fish was weighed in and the images were provided by Bass Tackle Master of Lake Havasu, Arizona.