Topics: Paul Duclos

World record follies, frauds and hoaxes

Apr 1, 2013

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.

World Record Follies, Frauds and Hoaxes (Part 3)

Jul 5, 2011

The final installment of our world record wannabes is right here. Enjoy!

Follies, frauds and hoaxes, part 2

Sep 8, 2009

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.

Potential world record bass

Mar 4, 2008

A 22-pound 8-ounce potential world class bass caught in California lake.

Author Celebrates Record Anniversary

Jun 7, 2007

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

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