- A North Carolina just broke a 61-year-old state fishing record for Speckled Seatrout, a saltwater trout species
- One of the coolest details of this record-setting fish is he caught the massive Speckled Seatrout using a homemade fishing rod he built himself
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A North Carolina angler by the name of Todd Spangler just broke a 61-year-olf state fishing record for Speckled Seatrout. This is one of the most popular inshore saltwater gamefish in the Southeastern United States with anglers chasing this species from the Gulf Coast of Texas, around all parts of Florida, and up the East Coast.
The previous North Carolina state fishing record for Speckled Seatrout was as 12-pound, 4-ounce fish caught in Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington all the way back in 1961. It is incredibly rare for fishing records to last that long when it is the record of a popular gamefish sought after by recreational anglers.
Todd Spangler was…