Follies, frauds and hoaxes
Throw seven figures at something and you're bound to create some interest. That's the way it's been for the world record largemouth bass ever since the mid-1970s when someone decided that a new record would be worth more than $1 million.
In the 77 years since George Perry caught the current record, there have been several claims to usurp Perry's spot. They range from the surreal to the sublime. Here are just a few of the highlights.
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