Biscuit bait? Fisherman snags massive 20-pound goldfish in Kentucky pond

DANVILLE, Kentucky — A fisherman in Kentucky never expected a catch quite like the one he snagged in a pond earlier this week.

Hunter Anderson said he was fishing with his girlfriend at the time, and they were actually on their way home when they stopped at a pond for one more try.

WTOL reports Anderson was out of real bait and actually used a piece of a biscuit.

“I cast out there and the fight was on,” he said. “It was one of the hardest fighting fish I’ve ever fought.  It never ever wanted to give up. I’m lucky I got it in. But I did and I was screaming and jumping up and down as I had never seen anything like it.”

Jordan’s sister, Cassie, posted a photo of him with the giant golden fish.

She wrote: “This is my brother!! Who is holding what could possibly be…. that pet goldfish we flushed when I was 9!!!”

The post quickly went viral.

Hunter Anderson  said he made sure the fish got back into the water safely and that it “swam off just fine.”

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