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Oklahoma man catches record-breaking paddlefish on Keystone Lake

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Posted at 9:54 PM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-28 10:50:04-04

TULSA, Okla. — An Oklahoma man set a new state record after catching a giant paddlefish over the weekend.

Jeremiah Mefford, a Tulsa firefighter and owner of Reel Good Time Guide Service, said he caught the fish Saturday on Keystone Lake.

Afterwards, Mefford immediately contacted wildlife management to take measurements. The official weight came in at 143 pounds, beating the previous record by nearly 10 pounds.

Mefford released the fish back into the wild.

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