A trip to Montgomery Lake to catch a descendant of George Perry's world-record largemouth goes horribly awry.
In the 79 years since George Perry caught his 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth, there have been several claims to usurp the top spot. It wasn't until July 2, 2009 — with Manabu Kurita's 22-5 — that anyone could fairly claim a better fish. Here are a few of the most memorable claims that fell very, very short.
The final stop on the Manabu Kurita world record bass tour came Feb. 24 in South Georgia. The Japanese angler who tied George Perry's longstanding world record visited the waters where history was made in 1932.
Manubu Kurita wins a Big Bass trophy with is record tying catch
Seventy-seven year record held by George Perry may be broken.
2009 had some memorable records made and broken, take a look.
In this edition of "Follies, Frauds and Hoaxes" we cover four notable runs at the largemouth bass world record. In the 77 years since George Perry set the bar at 22 pounds, 4 ounces, dozens of anglers have laid claim to a fish that weighed more. None have been able to substantiate their claims; some haven't even tried. Here are a few more of the most notable.
A look back at the events, in the world of bass fishing, of 2008.
In 1932 George Perry set a World Record by catching a 22 lb. 4 oz. Largemouth bass, a record that unbelievably still stands today!