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  1. Manabu Kurita's world record largemouth bass tour visits south Ge...

    Ken Duke

    The final stop on the Manabu Kurita/Yamaha world record bass tour came Feb. 24 in south Georgia when the Japanese angler who tied the longstanding world record visited the waters where George Perry made history in 1932.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2011
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  4. Let's talk big bass

    Ken Duke

    When you think about big bass, you probably think about George Perry, Manabu Kurita and Mike Long. Those are the guys who come to mind for me ... at least most of the time.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2010
  5. A Review: 'Remembering George W. Perry'

    Ken Duke

    I've always been fascinated by the world record largemouth bass. I remember very distinctly the first article I ever read about the record. I was 14 years old and was looking at my first copy of Bassmaster Magazine.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2010
  6. Record Bass Caught in Land of the Rising Sunfish

    Courtesy of IGFA The "Kyoto Bass Roll" will soon be on special at your favorite sushi restaurant. Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak. Jerry Rice's 1,549 receptions. Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game. George Perry's 22 lb 4 oz largemouth bass. ...

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  7. BASSography: George Perry

    Bill Baab

    Had it not been for going fishing on the second day of June 1932, George Washington Perry likely would never have found himself in the world and national limelights.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2009
  8. Follies, frauds and hoaxes, part 2

    Ken Duke

    In the 77 years since George Perry set the bar at 22 pounds, 4 ounces, dozens of anglers have laid claim to a largemouth bass that weighed more. None have been able to substantiate their claims; some haven't even tried.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2009
  9. Holiest of Holies

    Ken Duke

    In the world of bass fishing, there's no bigger tournament than the Bassmaster Classic, no more important species than the largemouth and no greater catch than the all-tackle world record.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2009
  10. The Record BP (Before Perry)

    Ken Duke

    It seems that George Washington Perry has always been on top of the hill when it comes to big bass. But if you look back — way back — you'll find that there were giant largemouths even before the first "official" world record holder.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2009
  11. A New World Record?

    Ken Duke

    Seventy-seven years and counting. That's how long George Perry has sat atop the record books in the largemouth bass category, but he may be sharing his perch if a recently caught Japanese bass is as big as has been reported.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  12. BASS Quiz

    BASS Quiz April: Question and answer

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2009
  13. Required Reading

    Ken Duke

    My friend Bill Baab recently finished writing a book that was a labor of love to him and that will fill a major hole in the world of bass fishing literature. It's titled Remembering George Perry...

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2008
  14. The Quest for a Record Smallmouth

    David Jones

    As far as most bass fishermen are concerned, the number to beat is 22 pounds, 4 ounces. To smallmouth bass fishermen, it is 11-15.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2008
  15. George Perry and the World Record Largemouth Bass

    Ken Duke

    In football, "the catch" was Dwight Clark's snag of Joe Montana's pass to win the 1982 NFC Championship Game.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  16. Perry Record Lives On

    Ken Duke

    Seventy-six years and counting. That's how long it's been since George Washington Perry caught a 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth bass from Georgia's Montgomery Lake on June 2, 1932.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2008
  17. Sydney FC chief executive quits

    Sydney FC chief executive George Perry has quit the A-League club after less than 18 months in charge.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2008
  18. Trophy bass by the numbers

    Gene Gilliland

    Twenty-two pounds and four ounces. The World Record largemouth bass caught by George Perry in 1932. Articles in Bassmaster and on the BASS Insider Web site have anglers asking if it is really possible that the record will ever be broken. Just how rar...

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2007