I would have like to say that I caught this beast but I found the carcass at a local small community pond in Central Howard County (not Columbia).
What is concerning is that this is definitely a Blue Cat fish.
The fish was every bit of 3 feet and 20+ pounds.
The pond drains into the middle Patuxent River. These are a much bigger problem than the Snakeheads were.
I don't know whether it was living in the pond or was recently caught and dumped there.
I notified the DNR.