"I am speechless at this moment," said Bryan. "I already felt like I had lived a dream by winning a Pro-Am event that day, but to have that fish be declared a world record is something I would have never dreamed of being a part of."
Opens pro Gerald Sensabaugh has joined the Powell Rods pro staff.
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.