Young Easton Watkins, of Sonora, hooked a record crappie Wednesday while fishing with his dad, Jeremy, at New Melones Reservoir. Easton, 7, and going into the first grade at Hickman Charter School, has been fishing since he was 2, said his mom, Danielle. She said it’s his passion, and he fishes weekly. Easton’s fish weighed in at 3 pounds and measured 16 1/4 inches long.

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