You’ve got to be a big fish to get in the record books.
A Virginia man has set a new record after catching the heaviest Fallfish in the state. The previous record for this type of fish was only set last year.
Jerry R. Hall caught a 3-pound, 5-ounce Fallfish while fishing on the Cowpasture River in Lexington, Va., according to the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR). The fish also measured at 19-3/4 inches long.
The previous record, set in 2020 by David Legg, weighed 2-pounds, 8-ounces.
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According to the DWR, Hall said, “I’m pro staff on the Limit Six Trout Team so I put a lot of time in on the water. For me, all the fishermen are a big family. That’s what Limit Six prides itself on; we’re a family. I love getting outdoors with my daughter and she loves to fish; it’s father-daughter bonding time. It’s not having to think about work or anything else that’s going on in the world. I am…