Wildlife officials said Wolfgang Kratzenberg of Verona caught a sauger-walleye hybrid weighing just over nine pounds in March.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — A father-son fishing trip turned into a catch for the record books for a man from Verona, Ky.
According to a news release from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Wolfgang Kratzenberg broke the state record for a sauger-walleye hybrid with his catch on March 21.
The saugeye Kratzenberg reeled in weighed 9.05 pounds, breaking a 2019 record.
“It was a fiasco situation for a bit,” Kratzenberg recalled.
He said he was with his son, Geoffrey, fishing for crappie at Bullock Pen Lake when he caught the saugeye. He…