A Tacoma man now holds the state record for the largest redbanded rockfish caught in Washington.
John Sly caught a 7.54-pound redbanded rockfish while jigging with bait out of Westport, Washington, on June 21, according to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife news release.
No previous state record had been established for this species.
A complete listing of Washington’s state record fish is available at wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/records/
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