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Angler's muskie from Lake Bellaire is world record

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says a muskellunge caught in Antrim County has been listed as a world-record fight.

Joseph Seeberger of Portage landed the fish Oct. 13 on Lake Bellaire, about 25 miles northeast of Traverse City. The muskie weighed 58 pounds, was 58 or 59 inches long and had a girth of 29 inches.

The DNR earlier said that the fish had the state record based on weight.

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