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By Miriam Raftery

March 27, 2015 (San Diego’s East County) - As fish stories go, this one is a whopper.

A fisherman at Lake Cuyamaca this weekend has reeled in a rainbow trout weighing 17 pounds, 8 ounces—the biggest ever caught at the lake.

Lukasz Szcedanek of San Diego used a ball of inflated night crawlers to land the big fish Sunday, dropping a line in off Heron Point, next to the big wooden bear statue.

UT San Diego reports that the lake was just stocked with trout on St. Patrick’s Day, and this fish was part of that batch.  Several others weighing 10 pounds or more have also been caught – and there just good be an even bigger fish out there, waiting to be hooked.

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