Pic of the day: Angler lands 103-pound cod

The 5-foot fish was caught off the coast of Norway last month

By Salon Staff

Published May 13, 2013 9:22PM (EDT)

Michael Eisele, a 44-year-old who runs a fishing tackle firm in Kiel, Germany, gets chummy with his trophy catch.
 (Reuters/Norsk Telegrambyra As)
Michael Eisele, a 44-year-old who runs a fishing tackle firm in Kiel, Germany, gets chummy with his trophy catch. (Reuters/Norsk Telegrambyra As)

According to the International Game Fishing Association, the 103-pound fish caught off the coast of Norway last month shattered the previous world record for an Atlantic Cod (98 pounds, 12 ounces).


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