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Published:July 5th, 2013 12:14 EST
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Dude Catches 200-Year-Old Rockfish: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A record-breaking shortraker was hauled in near Sitka, Alaska last week.

Not only did Henry Liebman`s catch beat the record for a shortraker caught on sportfishing gear with his 39.08-pound Rockfish, but a fishery expert is claiming he might`ve also broken the records for the oldest fish ever caught."

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UPI

An official with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said the fish might be around 200 years old. Samples of the huge fish have been sent to a lab in Juneau to more accurately determine its age.

I bet Henry bragged to all of his friends that he caught a huge Rockfish, but I doubt that he mentioned that it`s the oldest Rockfish ever caught.

A 90-year old man in a wheelchair, who has never gone fishing in his life, would probably be able to reel in a fish that`s two centuries old.

Congratulations Henry you old rebrobate, you get to enjoy a few moments of joy while snuffing the life out of a creature that`s been around for 200 years.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/Blog/2013/07/03/200-year-old-rockfish-caught-in-Alaska/9361372869483/#ixzz2YBSdIcFH

 

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