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Toddler uses Disney pole to reel in fish that weighs more than she does

DELAVAN, Ill. – Josie, an adorable 4-year-old, may have peaked early with regard to her fishing career.

The toddler reeled in a 33-pound flathead with a Disney Frozen Shakespeare pole that her father, Steve, had rigged with 50-pound line.

For reference, Josie only weighs 30 pounds, according to her mother Ashley.

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"The fish outweighed her, so she was a little nervous, but excited too," Ashley said.

Watch the incredible catch below:


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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT including the Austin bombings, the mass shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, the Dallas police ambush and Hurricane Harvey.