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California Produces Another Huge Spot

Updated: May 7, 2008, 11:29 AM ET
By Steve Price | Senior Writer, Bassmaster Magazine

Ed Everhart was hoping to catch his first 10-pound largemouth when he put away his drop shot and began slowly swimming a Huddleston swimbait across a rocky flat of Collins Lake this past April 27, but when his son Cole netted a 9-pound, 8 1/2-ounce spotted bass for him, he admits he could not have been more excited.

The fish, which measured 23 1/2 inches in length and had a girth of 21 1/4 inches, not only established a new Collins Lake record for the species (breaking the previous mark ...

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