CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

13 results for "george perry"

Page of 1
  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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Trophy bass management, Georgia style

    Ken Duke

    More than 70 years ago, a small oxbow of the Ocmulgee River in Georgia yielded a 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth bass ...

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2005
  10. Some "Records" That Aren't

    Ken Duke

    For more than 70 years George Washington Perry's 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth bass caught from Montgomery Lake, Ga., in 1932 has been the recognized world record for the species.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2009
  11. All Quiet on the Record Front

    Ken Duke

    George W. Perry's 1932 record still stands

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2009
  12. California Sends Notice

    Ken Duke

    On June 2, 1932, George W. Perry caught a 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth bass in Georgia, and, for four decades, the record seemed completely unassailable. All that changed forever on June 23, 1973, when Dave Zimmerlee pulled in a 20-pound, 15-ounce l...

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2008
  13. Record celebrates 75th anniversary

    Ken Duke

    George W. Perry's 1932 record still stands

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2007