70 pound striped bass caught in Alabama February 28, 2013.
A 70-pound striped bass caught by James R. Bramlett, 65, of Dora, Ala. from the Black Warrior River could be a new landlocked world record striped bass
The huge fish was weighed on certified scales by fisheries biologist with the "Alabama Department of Wildlife and Natural Resources" who went to Bramlett's home to make it official.
The Striper is 45.5 inches long and has a 37.75 inch girth.
Current record is a 67-pound, 8-ounce striper caught from O'Neill Forebay near Los Banos, Calif., by Hank Ferguson on May 7, 1992.
The official weight of the striper 69 pound, 9 ounce.
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