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June 09, 1998
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Seattle angler catches record spiny dogfish
OLYMPIA -- Washington has a new dogfish record.
Angler Roger Petersen, of Seattle, caught the 20-pound, 4-ounce spiny dogfish
on May 22 at Middle Bank in Island County.
Petersen's hook was baited with herring.
The previous record was a 17-pound, 4-ounce dogfish.