Earning his stripes

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John Arena III landed this huge striper last Sunday while fishing with live shad near Thurmond Dam. The giant fish weighed 23 pounds. Each year, Georgia and South Carolina stock the 70,000-acre lake with stripers and hybrid bass to support an important recreational fishery.  Special
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John Arena III landed this huge striper last Sunday while fishing with live shad near Thurmond Dam. The giant fish weighed 23 pounds. Each year, Georgia and South Carolina stock the 70,000-acre lake with stripers and hybrid bass to support an important recreational fishery.
 
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