The existing state record for smallmouth bass was broken Sunday by Greg Gasiciel of Rhodes, Mich. Gasiciel was bait-casting with a green grub when he landed a 9.33-pound, 24.50-inch smallmouth bass from Hubbard Lake in Alcona County.
Controversy swirls around this fish that stood as the world record for more than 40 years and now splits the record keeping authorities squarely down the middle.
Keith Watkins just had the best birthday you could ask for.
"I am speechless at this moment," said Bryan. "I already felt like I had lived a dream by winning a Pro-Am event that day, but to have that fish be declared a world record is something I would have never dreamed of being a part of."
The Toyota Texas Bass Classic was decided by a record breaking performance from two-time winner and defending TTBC champion Keith Combs of Huntington, Texas.
Can Dr. Gary Schwarz grow a 23-pound bass? Research, current shock data and his track record indicates that he can.
A 3.71-pound Guadalupe bass caught from the Colorado River below Austin, Texas, appears to qualify as a new state and world record in several categories.
There's no bad time to catch a world record, but doing it in a tournament — and winning! — is about as good as it gets.
Four score plus one is a long time if you're talking years. That's how long George Perry has held fishing's most important record.
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