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New State Record King Mackerel

NJ Fish & Wildlife has officially certified and is pleased to announce the catch of a new state record saltwater fish.

Dominic Vricella was fishing east of the Manasquan Inlet where he landed the new state record King Mackerel on July 30, 2023. The fish weighed 67-pounds, 7.2-ounces, replacing the previous record of 54-pound, 0-ounce from 1998.

Dominic was trolling in his boat using a trolling rod and conventional reel with 20-pound braided line and a spoon for the lure when the new record King Mackerel hit.

Congratulations Dominic!

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