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.
Watch as the record setting bass is returned to the water.
Watch as this bucketmouth weighs in at over 19 pounds.
If the new world record smallmouth bass looks a lot like the old world record smallmouth bass, there's a reason for that. It's the same fish.