DORA, Ala. (AP) -- An Alabama man now holds a world record for fishing.
The International Game Fish Association has awarded James R. Bramlett of Dora a world record for a landlocked striped bass he caught in the Black Warrior River in February.
Bramlett's fish weighed in at a whopping 69 pounds. The fish was 44.1 inches long and had a girth of 37.75 inches.
The fishing organization notified Bramlett that he had the record on Monday.
Bramlett's fish beats the old record by more than a pound. It's now at a taxidermist being mounted.
Bramlett caught the fish near the Gorgas Steam Plant on Feb. 28. It took him 25 minutes to land the big striper.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.