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Funnel
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Funnel asked in SportsOutdoor RecreationFishing · 2 months ago

Is the world record for large mouth bass still 22.4 caught in Montgomery Lake, Ga.?

And does anybody know what that bass was caught on bait wise?

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  • 2 months ago
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    There are actually two.

    George Perry in 1932 on Montgomery lake, using a creek chub fintail shiner lure.

    Manobo Kurita is said to be tied with Perry with a 22lb 5oz lunker caught in Lake Biwa, Japan in 2009.  Kurita used a live sunfish he had rigged on a 5/0 Fina Power Finesse bait hook.

    IGFA regulations require a new record to beat the old by 2 ounces, so Perry and Kurita are considered tied.

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