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.
Eleven years ago, a California pharmacist caught the biggest spotted bass anyone's ever seen. Here's how he did it.
Manubu Kurita wins a Big Bass trophy with is record tying catch
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.