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OS man breaks state fishing record

Harold Charlton III of Ocean Springs broke the state record for the Spotfin hogfish. (Photo source: Mississippi Department of Marine Resources) Harold Charlton III of Ocean Springs broke the state record for the Spotfin hogfish. (Photo source: Mississippi Department of Marine Resources)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

A state fishing record for the Spotfin hogfish was certified Tuesday by the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources.

Harold Charlton III of Ocean Springs reeled in the 15.2-ounce fish using conventional tackle.

The previous record for the Spotfin hogfish, also known as a Bodianus pulchellus, was for 12.64-ounces and was set Oct. 9, 2013.

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