|For Immediate Release
October 11, 2005
State Record Sheepshead Landed
A 20-lb., 12-oz. sheepshead caught on October 6th by Arun Nhek of Newport News has been certified as the new Virginia state record by the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament.
Nhek caught his fish while fishing on the Seagull Fishing Pier at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. The sheepshead, which measured 30.5 inches in length and had a girth of 27 inches, was fooled by a piece clam.
Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament
Claude Bain, Tournament Director
Suite 102, Hauser Bldg.
968 Oriole Drive South
VA Beach, VA 23451
Phone: (757) 491-5160