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Ethan Crawford caught a 9.4-pound coho in the Clearwater River to set an Idaho state record during the weekend of Oct. 18-19, 2014.

Idaho record coho caught on Clearwater 

FISHING -- Idaho's first specific coho fishing season opened Friday on the Clearwater River and before the weekend was over, the state had a new record for coho salmon. Ethan Crawford caught a 9.4-pound coho in the Clearwater and had it officially weighed, according to...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 6, 2014

David Hickman of Richland holds the 37-pound, 14-ounce pending Washington state record tiger musky he caught in Curlew Lake on July 25, 2014.  (Courtesy)

Curlew Lake tiger musky state record pending 

FISHING -- A tiger musky officially weighed at 37 pounds, 14 ounces caught in Curlew Lake on July 25 is a Washington state record for the species -- pending the official declaration from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. David Hickman of Richland caught...

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MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

Record bullhead confirmed from Potholes Reservoir

FISHING -- The number of record-setting fish caught in Washington during 2013 just increased last week as the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed a new bullhead record. Yellow bullhead, 2.06 pounds, measuring 14.5 inches long and 10 inches in girth, caught Sept. 8,...

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MONDAY, NOV. 4, 2013

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Henry Liebman of Seattle was deep-sea fishing off the coast of Alaska on June 21, 2013, when he hooked the record-setting 40-pound shortraker estimated to be more than 200 years old. (Associated Press)

Record rockfish, 200 years old, caught in Alaska 

FISHING -- A Seattle man fishing in Alaska caught a 40-pound shortraker rockfish that experts believe could be 200 years old, which would easily predate the Alaska Purchase in 1867. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported that Henry Liebman was deep-sea fishing off the coast of...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 8, 2013

Phil Colyar poses with his state record mackinaw as it's weighed on the certified baby scale at the Lake Chelan Community Hospital on Feb. 4, 2013. (Courtesy photo)

Record mackinaw handled like a baby

FISHING -- Getting a record fish weighed and verified isn't as easy as one might think. Certified scales are rare. Fish quickly begin loosing ounces after they are killed. Phil Coylar of Wenatchee got some great advice as he came to the dock at Lake...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 5, 2013

FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2012

An Idaho record yellow perch measuring 16 inches long and weighing 2.6 pounds was caught Feb. 11 in Lake Cascade by Bob Shindelar of Meridian, Idaho, to tie an Idaho record unmatched since 1976. (Courtesy photo)

Lunker perch matches 36-year Idaho record

FISHING -- An Idaho record yellow perch measuring 16 inches long and weighing 2.6 pounds was caught Feb. 11 in Lake Cascade by Bob Shindelar of Meridian, Idaho, to tie an Idaho record unmatched since 1976. One angler described the lunker perch as "a smallmouth...

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