Fishing record revoked in Connecticut

Fishing record revoked in Connecticut
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There’s more than one way to lose a record.

The Connecticut Fish and Wildlife department recently announced that a recently set fishing record had been rescinded. The decision came after it was determined that the fish that had been caught and released could not be properly identified by photo and video.

As Fox News previously reported, Ben Tomkunas caught a 21.3-pound White Catfish in Coventry Lake last month. At the time, the Connecticut Fish and Wildlife posted to social media that the previous record had only been 12.75 pounds.

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According to a recent update from the state’s F&W, the fish was possibly misidentified and, as a result, the state record is being rescinded. Since the actual fish can’t be inspected, it has been determined that it can’t be positively identified through the photos and videos taken by Tomkunas. 

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The update states, “Due to questions raised…

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