WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
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600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

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June 09, 1998
Contact: Jeff Weathersby, (360) 902-2256

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.