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No carp record for Pa. bowfisherman

Updated: January 6, 2007, 4:36 AM ET
Associated Press — Dec. 26, 2006

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dennis Russian has a great fish story to tell, but no state record to show for it.

While bow fishing on Presque Isle Bay in May, Russian shot a 54-pound, 4-ounce carp.

That much is true. But the full truth is, he shot a grass carp _ and the state Fish and Boat Commission said its carp record was only intended to recognize the common carp.

``There is no doubt that Mr. Russian's fish is impressive and it's especially remarkable that he was able ...

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