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Kurita's world record bass tour visits Georgia

Updated: March 2, 2011, 3:27 PM ET
By Ken Duke | Senior Editor, B.A.S.S. Publications

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.

After displaying the mount of his 22-pound, 4.97-ounce largemouth at the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo in New Orleans, the Yamaha pro staffer visited the legendary waters of Montgomery Lake, an oxbow of the Ocmulgee River in Telfair County, Ga., where Perry caught his ...

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