02/01/2010 - 03/01/2010 | Fishing the Americas...a sportfishing journal

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

GIANT ST. JOHN RIVER LARGEMOUTH BASS!


Good friend Gary Clark had a excellent day of fishing for monster largemouth bass on the St. John's River with Capt. Eddie Bussard. Gary along with friend Dan Basore, caught 4 over 8lbs, 1 over 9lbs, and his personal best at a monster 13lbs!! A total of 25 were caught!

Capt. Eddie runs Bass Challenger Guide Service in Orlando Florida
www.basschallenger.com phone 18002415314 and 4072738045

Gary has fished numerous top destinations around the world and rates Capt. Eddie as one of the best guides in the business. Capt Eddie has been in the guiding business for over 30 years. Give him a call ASAP to get into the fantastic bass action!!

POTENTIAL NEW WORLD RECORD PEACOCK BASS!

Bob Daly reports:

On Feb 9, 2010 angler Bill Gassmann of Des Moines, Iowa, caught a potential World Record Peacock Bass weighing in at 28lbs. The old record was 27lbs caught by Doc Lawson on Dec 4 1994.

Gassmann was fishing a clown colored Luhr Jensen Big Game Woodchopper slim in clown coloration and was fishing a tributary of the Upper Rio Negro in the Brazilian Amazon.

Gassmann's guide, Aldeni "Elvis" Fonseca immediately knew the significance of the catch and urged Gassmann to return to the Mothership.

The peacock measured 37 inches long with a girth of 25 inches and is pending certification by the IGFA.


Groups are forming now for 2010 fall season.

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