Looking for the right rod, reel, line and gear to catch that bass of a lifetime? Follow Mike Long's advice.
This is probably what you've been waiting for all along in this series — coverage of the baits Mike Long prefers when chasing giant bass.
Let's not get ahead of ourselves here. Without proper angler care, even the best techniques won't be fully realized.
Whether your goal is the biggest bass in the world or the biggest bass in your lake, Mike Long can help. Hundreds of double-digit largemouths, including one over 20 pounds, make him the most accomplished trophy angler in bass fishing history.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images detailing a chronological history of pursuit of the world record largemouth bass since the 1920s.
In this photo gallery you will see images of Mike Long catching many different bass.
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.
Take a look at the lunkers that have been on the cover of Bassmaster Magazine.