In search of Moby Bass

Updated: July 25, 2007, 12:15 PM ET
By Mike Suchan | ESPNOutdoors.com

Like Ahab and his obsession for Moby Dick, three record bass hunters have actually held their quarry, only to have it slip through their hands, but their pursuit continues with a vengeance.

On March 20, 2006, Mac Weakley, along with childhood friends Jed Dickerson and Mike Winn, caught a 25-pound, 1-ounce largemouth bass that would have smashed the 75-year old record of 22-4. They took a few pictures, filmed its weighing, and released the beast. With controversy and the fish being foul-hooked, ...

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