A Wyoming record largemouth bass has been hooked by an 18-year-old Sheridan College student. The fish caught last month in Sheridan County by Caleb Salzman, of Meeteetse, weighed 11.51 pounds and measured 24.5 inches long.
The old state record of 7 pounds, 14 ounces was set in 1992 in the same area. The size of Salzman’s largemouth shocked local state Game and Fish folks. As of the summer of 2016 his fish was large enough to be a state record in 18 other states.
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