A B.A.S.S. member catches a record bass — but will red tape keep him from collecting a huge cash prize?
June 2 marks the anniversary of George W. Perry's record largemouth bass catch. Tied, but still not beaten, it's the most sought-after record in the books.
Yes, in Missouri you can get a bass in the record books by catching it on a trotline ... or a jug ... or a limb line.
Eleven years ago, a California pharmacist caught the biggest spotted bass anyone's ever seen. Here's how he did it.
A 10-pound bass is big anywhere, but in Delaware it's record class.
What's the next best thing to a world record largemouth, smallmouth or spot? How about a state record! Benny Williams Jr. got the job done last week.
On Tuesday, Paul Crowder of Forrest City, Ark., set the new largemouth bass state record with a 16-pound, 5-ounce bass on Lake Dunn near Wynne.
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.
With so many people preferring to release their fish — even their record-class fish — it only makes sense to create a record classification for fish length.
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.
Located in the Panhandle Plains Region, O.H. Ivie Lake covers some 19,000 acres and is home to some of the bigger bass in our country. It's also the favorite fishing spot of 11-year-old Andy Ortega, holder of the Texas State Catch and Release Record Largemouth Bass (length) -- youth and adult.