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An particular person in New Jersey not too manner again reeled in an infinite tilefish that set a new state report. Based on naming conventions for the fish, nonetheless, it may furthermore set a new world report.

George Hanakis, from Perth Amboy, caught a 23 pound, 8 ounce Gray Tilefish on September 1. The fish measured 34 inches extended and had a girth of 25 inches.

The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife has formally acknowledged the fish as a new state report. According to a submit on the division’s Facebook page, Hanakis’ fish surpassed the earlier state report by 4 ounces.


The NJ DFW wrote, “The Division of Fish and Wildlife has officially certified, and is pleased to announce, the catch of a new state record saltwater fish. George Hanakis of Perth Amboy reeled in the new state record Gray Tilefish on September 1, 2021. The fish weighed in at 23 pounds, 8 ounces, eclipsing the previous state record by 4 ounces and measured 34″ in dimension with a girth of 25″. George was bottom fishing from the boat, Jamaica, captained by Howard Bogan, Jr. They were located in Wilmington Canyon when he caught the tilefish with a Shimano Terez rod, a Gamakatsu lure and a Daiwa reel with 100-pound test braided line.”

The present world report Tilefish, in accordance with the International Game Gish Association, weighed 23 kilos, 4 ounces. Depending on how Hanakis’ fish is acknowledged, it will surpass that report.