Kurita's bass was caught from Lake Biwa in Japan on July 2, 2009 and weighed 10.12 kg (22 lbs 4 oz.) Check out some of the coolest and quirkiest Largemouth Bass world records and videos. He ... Vincent with his first largemouth bass of the season, caught at Lake Silver Springs: Lake Silver Springs 555 Route 46 Kenvil, NJ 07847 (973) 927-0777 . Impress your friends by breaking or inventing your own Largemouth Bass world records on Recordsetter.com. Perry's bass was caught on June 2, 1932 from Montgomery Lake in … George Washington Perry Courtesy IGFA. Rank: 1b* Weight: 22.25 lbs. This largemouth bass caught in Japan officially ties a 77-year-old world record Freshwater fishing’s “Holy Grail” now has dual holders. Doug Brown, the 23-year-old marine sniper who actually found the record fish, remains unknown to even the most devoted Dottie tabloid readers. Since largemouth bass are non-native, the Japanese government considers them a nuisance, actively carrying out plans to exterminate the species. George Perry (Georgia) and Manabu Kurita (Japan) currently own a tie for the world record largemouth bass. Will it ever get beaten? 22 lb 4 oz | Jun 1932 | Montgomery Lake, Georgia, USA. Location: Lake Biwa, Shiga, Japan. July 23, 2017 #1a Manabu Kurita. Perry’s bass was caught out of Montgomery Lake in Georgia back on June 2nd, 1932 and weighed 22lbs and 4oz. Date: July 2, 2009 *Manabu Kurita officially tied Perry’s record from 1932 but his fish did not weigh 2 ounces more than Perry’s so it did not officially beat it. The world record largemouth according to the IGFA is shared by Manabu Kurita and George W. Perry. Angler: Manabu Kurita. He knew the bass was huge, but didn't think it would break a world record. The 22 pound, 4 ounce largemouth bass caught by Japan’s Manabu Kurita matches the IGFA record held for 77 years by Georgia’s George Perry. Rank: 1a* Weight: 22.311 lbs. It stands as the IGFA record to this day, 88 years later! Fished for by thousands of anglers, the monster largemouth bass that could have broken the 22-pound 4-ounce world record, was found floating on the surface of Lake Dixon last May. Other Notable Records. Lake Silver Springs, NJ: Alyssa landed this largemouth at Lake Silver Springs with a little help from her friends. Believe it or not the world record largemouth bass belongs to two different anglers on the opposite side of the world. The legend named Geoge Perry caught a 22 pound 4-ounce largemouth bass in June 1932. World Record Largemouth Bass #1 for 88 Years – George Perry. Tied World Record Largemouth Bass: Manabu Kurita 22.5 lb Although some of the best bass fishing tackle hails from Japan—Shimano, Gamakatsu, and Daiwa to name a few—the country isn't usually thought of as a monster bass hotspot.