Man catches record pigfish off North Carolina coast

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – A man recently caught the biggest pigfish in North Carolina history off the Cape Lookout.

WITN reported that Jason Edwards recently caught a 2-pound, 12-ounce pigfish about 30 miles southeast of Cape Lookout.

The former state record was 2-pounds, 4-ounces. The world record is 3-pounds, 5-ounces, which was caught in New Zealand.