Need a bigger boat: 35-pound bass caught on the Potomac River

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A man made quite the catch on the Potomac River last week.

According to ABC 7, Connor Donovan snagged an estimated 35-pound, 40-inch striped bass near Fletcher’s Cove in Northwest D.C.

Don’t count on feasting on this beast, though. Donovan reportedly released the giant fish back into the river.

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