Giant 350-Pound Grouper Caught Off Florida

Giant 350-Pound Grouper Caught Off Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) —A fisherman in Florida landed quite a catch.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the angler landed a Warsaw Grouper weighing a whopping 350 pounds.

The big catch happened in December with a hook and line in roughly 600 feet of water.

Biologists with the FWC Research Institute estimate the fish is 50-years-old.

Warsaw groupers can grow to nearly eight feet long and can weigh up to nearly 600 pounds.

The largest ever caught in Florida weighed nearly 440 pounds.

Source: CBS12

Photo: CNN Newsource| FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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