(Courtesy: Tennessee State Library and Archives)

Tuesday is National Catfish Day! To celebrate, News 2 is taking a look back at some impressive catches of the whiskered fish over the years from across Middle Tennessee.

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1939: Tom Woods of Williams Ferry near Nashville, Tenn. and the 100 lb. white catfish he caught. (Courtesy: Tennessee State Library and Archives)1950: Bill Parish of Savannah, Tenn., shows a 54 lb. yellow catfish, caught near Pickwick Dam. (Courtesy: Tennessee State Library and Archives)1952: A thirty-pound channel catfish caught near Savannah, Tenn. in Kentucky Lake. (Courtesy: Tennessee State Library and Archives)1950: Buck Woods, a commercial fisherman at Pickwick Dam, with a 54 lb. yellow catfish.(Courtesy: Tennessee State Library and Archives)1953: Hugh Grey and Maynard Smith of Adamsville, Tenn., carrying a 60 lb. and two 20 lb. catfish, walking down a rip-rap below Pickwick Dam. (Courtesy: Tennessee State Library and Archives)

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