Teenager reels in record-breaking catch while out fishing with his dad

Teenager reels in record-breaking catch while out fishing with his dad
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A Pennsylvania teenager recently scored a lifetime achievement after reeling in a fish that broke his state’s record, officials say.

Mohnton resident Christopher Barrett, 19, caught an unusually large white perch while fishing with his dad back in April. The fish weighed two pounds and one ounce – beating the Keystone State’s previous white perch record by five ounces.

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced the catch in a press release on June 7. Officials explained that the father and son were on a fishing boat when the record-breaking catch was made.

“After navigating Darby Creek, the pair entered the Delaware River and began fishing just below the Commodore Barry Bridge, near Chester,” the statement explained. “Christopher and his father were using heavy duty spinning rods fitted with fish finder rigs and circle hooks baited with bloodworms to target striped bass and catfish but were also catching white perch.”

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