In One Ear: World record fish

Outdoor Life noted that angler Rebecca Jones, of Tillamook, out fishing for rockfish, caught an eel-like monkeyface prickleback at the Barview Jetty, near Rockaway Beach, that was 28 inches long and weighed 4.8 pounds.

Her catch is almost certainly going to break the International Game Fish Association world record, held by Todd Pietsch for a 3-pound, 4-ounce monkeyface prickleback, caught in Yaquina Bay in 2008.

“I’m passionate about fishing, hunting, crabbing and clamming.” Jones noted. “And encouraging women to have and use these skills to pass on to the next generation. Taking advantage of the opportunities Oregon offers gives you self-confidence and self-efficiency.” (Photos: Rebecca Jones)