Jonathan Raynor of Four Oaks caught a 52-inch black drum while fishing Nov. 5, on the surf near Bogue Inlet Pier at Emerald Isle. He used fish bites as bait. The fish was released. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission says a fish that size would weigh about 80 pounds and is about 80 years old.
Jonathan Raynor of Four Oaks caught a 52-inch black drum while fishing Nov. 5, on the surf near Bogue Inlet Pier at Emerald Isle. He used fish bites as bait. The fish was released. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission says a fish that size would weigh about 80 pounds and is about 80 years old. COURTESY OF JONATHAN RAYNOR
Jonathan Raynor of Four Oaks caught a 52-inch black drum while fishing Nov. 5, on the surf near Bogue Inlet Pier at Emerald Isle. He used fish bites as bait. The fish was released. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission says a fish that size would weigh about 80 pounds and is about 80 years old. COURTESY OF JONATHAN RAYNOR

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November 12, 2014 08:02 PM

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