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.

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Priest and Capt. George Wendling had set sail aboard “Top Man” from the Ocean City inlet.

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Barracudas are rare in that part of the ocean, the DNR said.

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State fishing records dating back to 1966 do not list a barracuda ever being caught in Maryland waters.