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Oklahoma man hauls world-record paddlefish at Keystone Lake

Posted at 1:05 AM, Jul 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-25 02:11:21-04

TULSA, Okla. — An Oklahoma man sets a new world-record after pulling a massive paddlefish from Keystone Lake near Tulsa.

Angler Cody James Watters of Ochelata was fishing with his 9-year-old son, Stetson, when he caught the fish Thursday morning, according to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.

READ MORE: Oklahoma man catches record-breaking paddlefish on Keystone Lake

After fisheries rushed to meet Watters at the lake, they began measuring the giant fish. Officials said it weighed 151 pounds and 14.4 ounces.

The fish was released back into the water in good shape.

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