Topics: Raymond V. Tomer

World Record Follies, Frauds and Hoaxes (Part 1)

Jul 3, 2011

In the 79 years since George Perry caught his 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth, there have been several claims to usurp the top spot. It wasn't until July 2, 2009 — with Manabu Kurita's 22-5 — that anyone could fairly claim a better fish. Here are a few of the most memorable claims that fell very, very short.

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