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Posted on July 10, 2013 | Permalink

Oh r-eel-lly??

Type: Tidal
Region: North Eastern
Location: North East River

I caught this on a shiner in the North East. (Behind the museum) It was 2 feet long, 3" wide, 4" head. 6" girth. I have never seen an American Eel this big.

DNR Response: Male eels can grow up to 2 feet long, while females grow to 3-5 feet long.

Tags: American Eel