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IGFA Approves Kurita’s World Record Bass

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The World Record Largemouth caught by George Perry in 1932 at  22 pounds 4 ounces now has a brother. Manabu Kurita’s 22.5 pound largemouth was certified today by the IGFA as tying that record. Since it was not 2 ounces heavier it is considered a tie. The tying fish was caught July 2 on Lake Biwi in Japan. Kurita is a 33 year old angler from Kasugi, Japan.