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Mailbag: World-record bass?

Updated: March 22, 2006, 3:28 PM ET
ESPNOutdoors.com staff

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If you love me, let me go.

Apparently that's what Carlsbad, Calif., angler Mac Weakley heard when he boated what he weighed out to be the largest largemouth bass of all-time.

The early Monday catch at tiny Dixon Lake in San Diego County will now be forever debated, because, get this, Weakley let the 25.1-pound potential world record go. Yep, he released the gigantic bass to swim another day, even as it was poised to ...

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