Record Striper Confirmed: 68-plus pounder officially sets new Virginia state mark

A month ago, Mechanicsville, VA, angler Clay Armstrong pulled a 52-inch striped bass from the Atlantic Ocean just south of Sandbridge. The fish has now been certified, and its official weight of 68 pounds, 1 ounce, easily overtakes the previous Virginia state record of 63 pounds, 8 ounces. Here's the story, from the Richmond Times-Dispatch.