Woman catches biggest catch-and-release fish in Utah history at Lake Powell

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Heather Litke with her 44.5" striped bass she caught in Lake Powell this spring. The catch was just certified as the largest catch-and-release fish caught in state history. (Photo: Utah DWR)

The fish caught by Heather Litke this spring at Lake Powell was just certified as a record-breaker.

At 44.5 inches the striped bass caught by Litke is now the largest catch-and-release fish caught in Utah history.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources posted a photo of Litke and her fish saying:

RECORD FISH: Remember the massive striped bass Heather Litke caught earlier this spring? It was just certified as Utah's newest catch-and-release record. At 44.5 inches, this Lake Powell striper was the catch of a lifetime. Congrats, Heather!