Like your world records on the shady side? Then you might enjoy a few more of the most notable "records" we've seen, including an April Fool's breaking story.
The final installment of our world record wannabes is right here. Enjoy!
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.
A 22-pound 8-ounce potential world class bass caught in California lake.
Amazingly, George Perry's bass is still the record holder after 75 years.