Angler Establishes Redbanded Rockfish State Record
July 1, 2018
Angler establishes redbanded rockfish state record; Arrowtooth flounder record falls the same day
Sly caught the 7.54 pound redbanded rockfish while jigging with bait out of Westport, Washington on June 21. There was no previous state record established for this species.
Richard Hale of Tukwila broke another recently established record on June 21. Hale caught a 5.93 pound arrowtooth flounder, about a month after the arrowtooth flounder record was established for the state by Art Tachell.
Hale caught his flounder while drift fishing with bait out of Neah Bay, besting Tachell's 3.89 pound fish by more than 2 pounds.
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