New Jersey Fish & Wildlife has reported two new fishing records established this summer.
The latest came July 16 when Kevin Cavanaugh of Farmingdale set a state spearfishing record while free diving off Monmouth Beach.
The fish was 22 inches long and had a girth of 17.75 inches.
The fish weighed 3 pounds, 8.8 ounces (the previous record was 6.4 ounces lighter), measured 18.55 inches long and had a 13-inch girth.
He was fishing with clam as bait, with 50-pound braided line.