BRUNSWICK, Ga. â€”
A Guyton man now holds the state record for largest Vermilion Snapper.
Scott Funderburk reeled in the three pound, seven ounce fish on August 18 while bottom fishing the Savannah Snapper Banks which is five nautical miles east of Navy Tower R6.
Funderburk will receive a certificate acknowledging his record catch, which establishes the first menâ€™s record for the species in the Georgia Saltwater Gamefish Records.
His record catch will be added to the list published at www.coastalGaADNR.org and will be included in the 2019 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations.