Missouri Man Catches 65 Pound Striped Bass

Missouri Man Catches 65 Pound Striped Bass (Image 1)

A man in Missouri caught a record setting 65 pound bass May 21.

According to the Missouri Department of Conservation, Lawrence Dillman hooked the giant striped bass on Bull Shoals Lake, using just a rod and a reel.

The bass weighed in at 65 pounds 2 ounces, more than 49 inches in length and a girth of 36 inches.

Dillman used a 20-pound line and a minnow to catch the fish.

To read more click here: Missouri Department of Conservation.

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