Women who share fishing record, separated by 40 years, get together to fish | Observer Local News

Women who share fishing record, separated by 40 years, get together to fish | Observer Local News
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The two women who share the Georgia Saltwater Game Fish women’s record for Florida Pompano got together earlier this month — to fish.

Cathy Sanders of Palm Coast tied Laura Cutter’s 40-year-old record when she caught a 12-inch, 1-pound, 7.68-ounce pompano on St. Simons Island, Georgia, in October.

Cutter was 19 in 1982 when she caught a 1-pound, 7 ounce pompano. Her charter boat captain knew that not many Florida pompano were caught in Georgia, so he checked to see what the women’s record was and found that nobody had put in for it before. He did the paperwork for Cutter, whose name at the time was Laura Cheeks before she married.

Image from Cathy Sanders’ YouTube video of Laura Cutter’s day fishing with Sanders at Flagler Beach.

Cutter still has the certificate hanging on the wall in her home in Titusville. She walked past it recently and wondered if her record still stood. She Googled it and found…

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