The blue catfish weighed 21 pounds and was caught by Ricardo Mendoza of Ramona on Saturday. Mendoza reported catching the fish on chicken liver along the east shoreline area of the lake.
With the water level sitting 82.62 feet below spill level the launch ramp is not available. The surface temperature is reported at 79 degrees.
Lake Sutherland is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday each week. Float tubes and carry-on boats are permitted, but each must pay a launch fee.