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Record-Breaking Trout Weighing 25 Pounds Caught In Quabbin Reservoir

PALMER (CBS) – A local man has one incredible fish story to tell after his record-breaking catch.

Massachusetts Wildlife Officials say William Roy, of Palmer, reeled in a 25-pound, 7-ounce Lake trout from the Quabbin Reservoir last week.

STATE RECORD: Our staff has confirmed a new state record for Lake Trout! William Roy of Palmer, MA caught a 25 lb. 7 oz....

Posted by Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife on Wednesday, June 8, 2016

A fish of that size is very rare, and it broke a 2004 record by almost a pound and a half, officials declared.

The trout Roy caught was 33 inches long and had a 26-inch girth.

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