Record-setting bass caught using Chicken McNugget as bait

(Highview Marina)

ENNIS, TX (WCMH) – A Texas couple says they caught a record-setting bass using a chicken McNugget as bait.

Matthew McNellis told KDAF he started using chicken nuggets as bait after a suggestion from his girlfriend.

The bass caught on the McDonald’s nugget weighed in at 10.802 pounds and was 24.5 inches long, setting a new record for Lake Bardwell.

The fish was released after taking photos.

McNellis told the station he might try using fries from Wendy’s as bait next time provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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