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Angler Recognition Program Catch of the Month

State Record — June 1, 2015

This Atlantic needlefish measured 29.75 inches and weighed 1.25 pounds
when Hayden Mathews caught it on a live shrimp in the Lower Laguna Madre.
Mathews is 15 years old. His catch qualifies for state Junior and All-Ages records.

See previous Catches of the Month

One interesting photo will be selected by our staff and showcased on the Angler Recognition Program website each month. Send us a good photograph of the fish and the angler and your catch may be selected!

Submission Guidelines:

For more information, contact:

Ron Smith–Inland Fisheries • (512) 389-8302 •
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department • 4200 Smith School Road • Austin, Texas 78744

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