North Carolina man breaks 60-year-old fishing record

North Carolina man breaks 60-year-old fishing record
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It took some time, but there’s a new record speckled trout in North Carolina.

State officials certified a new state record after an angler caught a large speckled trout in the Neuse River in Pamlico County. The previous record in the state had been set over 60 years ago.

Todd Spangler reeled in a 12-pound, 8-ounce speckled trout on Feb. 9.
(N.C. Department of Environmental Quality)

Todd Spangler caught the 12-pouind, 8-ounce fish on Feb. 9, according to a press release from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality. After the fish’s weight and measurements were confirmed, the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries certified the new state record.

Spangler’s fish measured 33.5-inches-long and had a girth of 19 inches.

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The previous record had been set in 1961 after an angler caught a speckled trout that weight 12-pounds, 4-ounces off of Wrightsville Beach.

The NCDEQ…

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