Topics: George Perry

Fear and loathing at bass camp

Nov 14, 2011

A trip to Montgomery Lake to catch a descendant of George Perry's world-record largemouth goes horribly awry.

World Record Follies, Frauds and Hoaxes (Part 1)

Jul 3, 2011

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.

Manabu Kurita's world record tour visits Georgia

Mar 2, 2011

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.

What is a trophy?

Oct 22, 2010

Manubu Kurita wins a Big Bass trophy with is record tying catch

B.A.S.S. historical timeline

Feb 23, 2010

A snapshot of B.A.S.S. history

A New World Record?

Jan 8, 2010

Seventy-seven year record held by George Perry may be broken.

2009: The Year in Review

Jan 4, 2010

2009 had some memorable records made and broken, take a look.

Follies, frauds and hoaxes, part 2

Sep 8, 2009

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

Jan 5, 2009

A look back at the events, in the world of bass fishing, of 2008.

Legends & Lore - World Record Bass

Sep 16, 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!

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