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Kate Curtis is pictured here touching the 88-inch, 375-pound halibut she caught while fishing in Alaska in August. Submitted photo

16-year-old Hastings girl catches 375-pound halibut in Alaska

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During her 16 years on earth, Kate Curtis hasn't caught a lot of fish. The ones she has caught, though, have certainly been memorable.


In August, while in Alaska on a family vacation, Curtis caught what may be her last fish - an 88-inch, 375-pound halibut.

While it was fun, the sport still doesn't appeal much to the Hastings High School junior.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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