Muskegon Man Catches Record-Breaking Black Buffalo

A Muskegon man caught a record-breaking black buffalo.

The Michigan DNR confirmed the new state record black buffalo on June 12.

Brandonn Kramer poses with his state record black buffalo, taken while bowfishing on the Grand River in Ottawa County this past May.

Brandonn Kramer was bowfishing on the Grand River in Ottawa County when he caught the massive fish.

The black buffalo, a member of the sucker family, weighed 46.54 pounds and measured 39.75 inches.

The previous state record was caught back in April 2015, also on the Grand River. That fish, caught by Sage Colegrove from Muskegon, weighed 44.54 pounds and measured 38.5 inches.

According to the DNR, Michigan state records are recognized by weight only.

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