Fishermen nab large fish on flooded Mid-South road

(Source: WMC Action News 5)
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

HERNANDO, MS (WMC) - Flooding in the Mid-South has created an opportunity for fishermen in Mississippi.

A group of fishermen was able to reel in some large catfish and other types of fish as they swim across a flooded Horn Lake Road in Hernando, Mississippi.

Days of rain combined with rising river levels created flood conditions in DeSoto County on Thursday.

"I tip my hat to the people who live here. I wouldn't be able to live up here in this condition, but I will fish in this condition," Wardell Wilson said.

Wilson and his crew spent hours Thursday reeling in some big fish.

They took home everything from catfish to cod.

"Some are going to have a good time, some are going to have a bad time. We are having a good time. I feel for the folks here, but if I catch another fish, I'll share it with them," Wilson said.

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