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Ocean Springs man sets record for Spotfin hogfish

Harold Charlton III, of Ocean Springs, broke the state record for Spotfin hogfish (Photo source: DMR) Harold Charlton III, of Ocean Springs, broke the state record for Spotfin hogfish (Photo source: DMR)
OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) -

A South Mississippi man now holds the state fishing record for Spotfin hogfish caught on conventional tackle. The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources certified the record at its Wednesday meeting.

Harold Charlton III, of Ocean Springs, broke the state record with his 15.2 ounce Spotfin hogfish. The previous record of 12.64 ounces was set on Oct. 9, 2013.

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