Topics: Bass Records

The Quest for a Record Smallmouth

Sep 11, 2008

As far as most bass fishermen are concerned, the number to beat is 22 pounds, 4 ounces. To smallmouth bass fishermen, it is 11-15.

Bassmaster Top Spotted Bass

Aug 21, 2008

The list below is a work in progress. The catches on the lists are accurate and authentic as far as we have been able to determine. We are aware, however, that other legitimate catches have been made that deserve to be on this list.

Bassmaster Top 25

Aug 21, 2008

A list of the top 25 all-time heaviest smallmouth bass.

Mission Accomplished?

Jul 1, 2008

Here is the tale of a California trophy hunter who went to extremes to catch a bass he thought would be the next world record

Perry Record Lives On

Jun 2, 2008

George W. Perry's 1932 record still stands

Top 10 Bass of All Time

May 30, 2008

When it comes to fish tales, there are none greater than these. Here are angling's most famous bass, and their stories

Hayes reclaims top smallie honors

Jul 9, 2007

When David Hayes caught his 11-pound, 15-ounce brown bass from Dale Hollow Lake in 1955, he knew it was bigger than any smallmouth he had ever seen before.

Record Catch - Catch & Release

May 21, 2006

Watch as the record setting bass is returned to the water.

Record Catch - Largemouth Bass

May 21, 2006

Watch as this bucketmouth weighs in at over 19 pounds.

World record smallmouth: David L. Hayes back in record book

Dec 20, 2005

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.

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