10-year-old hooks catch of his life

A young fisherman marked his personal best by catching an over 7-pound bass before letting it go free.
1:44 | 10/20/19

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Finally tonight, a father and son and the life lessons learned while fishing. The incredible moment adding to the legend of this fish story. When 10-year-old ka'mari cooper felt the bite, he set the hook and knew he had something special. And so did his fishing partner, his dad, who kept the camera rolling. Oh, my goodness. Reporter: For the coopers, who live in Tallahassee, Florida, fishing is in their I just wanted to pass on the genes that my father taught to me. It kept me out of trouble, it kept me humble, fishing keeps me patient. There you go. There you go. Reporter: And patience helped ka'mari keep that fish on the and take a look. Whoa! Show me what you're working with. Yes, sir. Yes, sir. Yes, sir. Reporter: A seven-pound bass, ka'mari's personal best. Even he can't believe it. Is this your personal best? Is this your personal best? Reporter: But the best part of this fish story, what happened after the catch. Showing us all how much he's learned from his father. Let's put this beauty back in the water. Oh, look at her, y'all. So big and beautiful. I hope you go back and be even better. One day we'll meet back again. That's right. See you later. When I released it, it felt

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