Malda Witnesses Remarkable Catch of 50kg Katla Fish, Market Abuzz
In an extraordinary feat, fishermen in Malda, West Bengal, have managed to secure a colossal Katla fish weighing a whopping 50 kilograms. The news of this astounding catch has reverberated across the state, with social media platforms inundated with images of this monumental aquatic wonder. The captivating news of the ‘Katla’ fish’s capture rapidly spread throughout the vicinity, culminating in an enthusiastic gathering of spectators and potential buyers. This prodigious fish was captured on the morning of Thursday, August 10, instantly turning Malda’s Rathbari fish market into a hub of attention and amazement.
Reports reveal that the fish was ensnared in the waters of the Ganges River near Manikchak. Promptly retrieved at around 7 am on Thursday, the colossal Katla fish was transported to the bustling Rathbari market. The awe-inspiring news of this gargantuan fish spread like wildfire, prompting a throng of curious onlookers eager to witness this extraordinary specimen. The formidable fish’s gargantuan weight of 50 kilograms was trapped within the nets of diligent fishermen, adding to the fascination surrounding this aquatic marvel. The gathering at the market continues as people enthusiastically consider purchasing this unique catch.
The asking price for this extraordinary fish is set at Rs 800 per kilogram. The bustling competition among potential buyers to acquire a portion of this prodigious fish testifies to the remarkable nature of the catch. The massive Katla fish was caught near Rajmahal Gangaghat in the Manikchak block of Malda. While unable to secure a buyer within the local market, the fishermen took it upon themselves to bring their impressive find to Rathbari Pur-Bazar, Malda’s most prominent fish market.
News of this extraordinary catch reverberated beyond the region, prompting buyers from various parts of the city to flock to the market in search of this unique culinary opportunity. The crowded market saw an influx of enthusiasts keen to witness the phenomenon firsthand. Fish vendor Qayyum Mahaldar shared, “This remarkable fish was ensnared near Manikchak Rajmahal Ganga Ghat in Malda. The fish weighs around 20 kilograms. The news of its sale has attracted a significant number of interested buyers. The market has never witnessed the sale of such a colossal fish before.”