Vermont boy reels in record-breaking carp

A 10-year-old who reeled in a giant carp says he knew it was a record contender before he ever got it ashore.

Chase Stokes’ fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds.

The Rutland Herald reports the carp was weighed at a bait and tackle shop in New York in April. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the record official last month. The fish was a quarter-pound bigger than the previous record holder.

Stokes, now 11, said he likes fish for carp because they’re “hard to find.”

Shawn Good from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department called the boy a “fishing maniac.” He said Stokes has landed the most trophy fish in Vermont’s Master Angler Program.

2 Replies to “Vermont boy reels in record-breaking carp”

  1. Youre so cool! I dont suppose Ive read anything in this way before. So nice to find somebody with a few original applying for grants this subject. realy appreciate starting this up. this excellent website is something that is required on the net, a person with some originality. helpful work for bringing something totally new on the world wide web!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *