KVD made the same cast over and over and over and finally hooked up. The fish wasn't especially long but it had clearly put on the winter feed bag. Even from a distance we could see its big belly.
On July 10, 1969, Rip Nunnery caught a limit of 15 bass weighing 98 pounds, 15 ounces at the Eufaula National on Lake Eufaula, Ala./Ga. It stands as the heaviest single-day catch ever recorded in a B.A.S.S. event.