OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — A fisherman made a rare catch off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland, earlier this month, reeling in a barracuda.
Angler Rob Priest landed the catch August 5 near the Baltimore Canyon in the Atlantic Ocean, the state department of natural resources said Wednesday.READ MORE: Pikesville Man Accused Pointing Gun At Other Driver In 'Road Rage Incident'
Priest and Capt. George Wendling had set sail aboard “Top Man” from the Ocean City inlet.READ MORE: Gun Spotted In Driver's Car Before Baltimore Officer Dragged, Court Documents Say
Barracudas are rare in that part of the ocean, the DNR said.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Sunny & Warm
State fishing records dating back to 1966 do not list a barracuda ever being caught in Maryland waters.