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Local fisherman catches record salmon at Lake Coeur d'Alene

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Larry Masuda caught the whopping Chinook Salmon at lake Coeur d'Alene. Larry Masuda caught the whopping Chinook Salmon at lake Coeur d'Alene.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

Larry Masuda is making headlines with this picture. It's of him on Lake Coeur d'Alene with a Chinook Salmon he caught. The fish is an incredible 32.64 pounds and 38 inches long.

KHQ confirmed with the Lake Coeur d'Alene Anglers Association that it's the biggest of its kind to be caught in the lake for 22 years.

But it wasn't just dumb luck.  Masuda says he's been fishing on the lake for about thirty years now. He goes about three times a week.

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