State Record Striped Bass caught in Hiwassee Lake!

Hiwassee Lake is known for good fishing, and on the morning of March 31, a local 17-year-old found out just how good as he reeled in the NC state record for a Striped Bass!  66 lbs and almost as long as he is!

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This 66 pounder shatters the old record by 12 lbs.  Out with friends for a relaxing day of fishing, turned into the most exciting  day of this teenagers life!