Tag: H.W. Ross

Why George Perry – Part 2

Is it possible that a legitimate 24 pound largemouth was taken from the Tombigbee River in 1926? Absolutely! But it’s just as plausible that an elephant could stand flat-footed on the ground and jump to the top of a five-story building.

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Why George Perry? – Part One

Field & Stream is essential to the Perry story and record for several reasons. Without their annual “Prize Fishing Contest,” Perry’s catch would have been lost to history. With no need to certify or memorialize the catch in some fashion, it would have disappeared. Perry took the bass home and his family ate it.

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