Topics: Ocmulgee River

George Perry's world record bass

Jun 2, 2013

Four score plus one is a long time if you're talking years. That's how long George Perry has held fishing's most important record.

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.

Record Front

Jun 2, 2009

George Washington Perry and Jack Page launched a small wooden boat and made bass fishing history, seventy-seven years ago today.

Record celebrates 75th anniversary

Jun 8, 2007

Read what happened when the south Georgia fields were to wet to work and 19 year old George Washington Perry went fishing instead.

Author Celebrates Record Anniversary

Jun 7, 2007

Amazingly, George Perry's bass is still the record holder after 75 years.

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