DANA POINT, Calif. — A deep-sea fisherman made an “extremely rare” catch 12 miles off the coast of Dana Point, Calif., according to KCAL.
Angler Eric Kim became the first in California waters to catch a wahoo fish, the Balboa Angling Club announced on Facebook last week.
Scientists believe it might be the first wahoo ever caught off the United States’ Pacific Coast.
The fish weighed in at 50.1 pounds and was 60 inches long.
Wahoo are often known to frequent tropical and sub-tropical seas, from Cabo San Lucas and south to the equator, but are not common off the United States’ Pacific Coast.