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There is a new fishing record in Virginia.
Jason Emmel, of Louisa, Virginia, broke the state record catching a 66-pound, 5-ounce blue catfish with a bow and arrow, according to the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources.
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The fish – which Emmel caught in the Pamunkey River on Monday – was 3 feet, 6 inches long.
It was verified by biologists and reviewed by the Virginia State Record Committee, according to a Facebook post from the Virginia DWR.
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Emmel’s catch is now “recognized as the current Virginia Archery State Record Blue Catfish,” the DWR said on Facebook.