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Edmond man sets world record by catching paddlefish weighing more than 146 pounds

An Edmond man might be the new holder of a world record for his catch Sunday at Keystone Lake in northeastern Oklahoma.According Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation officials, James Lukehart snagged a paddlefish weighing 146 pounds, 11 ounces, which beats the world record by more than 2 pounds. The catch also beats the Oklahoma state record by 3 pounds, officials said.The catch was certified as Oklahoma’s new rod-and-reel state-record paddlefish by Paddlefish Research Center and Northeast Region Fisheries staff.”The monster fish measured 70.5 inches in length and 45-inch girth,” Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation officials said. “Under the guidance of ODWC, the fish was released and monitored after taking official measurements.”

An Edmond man might be the new holder of a world record for his catch Sunday at Keystone Lake in northeastern Oklahoma.

According Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation officials, James Lukehart snagged a paddlefish weighing 146 pounds, 11 ounces, which beats the world record by more than 2 pounds. The catch also beats the Oklahoma state record by 3 pounds, officials said.

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The catch was certified as Oklahoma’s new rod-and-reel state-record paddlefish by Paddlefish Research Center and Northeast Region Fisheries staff.

“The monster fish measured 70.5 inches in length and 45-inch girth,” Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation officials said. “Under the guidance of ODWC, the fish was released and monitored after taking official measurements.”

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