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Fisherman Reels in Record 876-Pound Tuna

As anyone who’s ever baited a hook knows, even the smallest fish can put up quite a fight when trying to reel it in. Which makes catching a fish that tips the scales at 876 pounds that much more impressive.  Troy Lancaster of Texas has broken a 36-year-old recording by hauling in a massive Bluefin tuna near Port Arnasa, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife officials. The previous record holder caught an 808-pound tuna in 1985, they say.  Reeling the monster fish in was no easy task, Lancaster says. He hooked the Bluefin at about 9:20 a.m. — but didn’t stop struggling with it until 6:30 p.m. And even then, Lancaster says, it took him an hour to get it into his boat.  Wonder if Lake Alan Henry has fish this size?

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