Topics: National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame

Hayes reclaims top smallie honors

Jul 9, 2007

When David Hayes caught his 11-pound, 15-ounce brown bass from Dale Hollow Lake in 1955, he knew it was bigger than any smallmouth he had ever seen before.

World record smallmouth: David L. Hayes back in record book

Dec 20, 2005

If the new world record smallmouth bass looks a lot like the old world record smallmouth bass, there's a reason for that. It's the same fish.