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Michael Miller stands with his 50-pound, 15-ounce smallmouth buffalo he shot with a bow May 14 at Lake Mitchell. (Photo courtesy of Michael Miller)

Miller gets state record smallmouth buffalo

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Michael Miller's father introduced him to bow fishing in 1997.

It's been an enjoyable hobby he's stuck with ever since, and his goal each year is to better the previous year's largest fish.


On May 14, Miller, 32, shot the biggest fish of his life on Lake Mitchell, a 50-pound, 15-ounce smallmouth buffalo. When he landed it, he knew right away it would be a state record.

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