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.
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.
George Washington Perry and Jack Page launched a small wooden boat and made bass fishing history, seventy-seven years ago today.
Read what happened when the south Georgia fields were to wet to work and 19 year old George Washington Perry went fishing instead.
Amazingly, George Perry's bass is still the record holder after 75 years.