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#11797766 - 08/26/16 06:57 AM 20.9lb bass out of Mexico?
Jpurdue Offline
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Registered: 04/28/14
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The rumor is this bass was recently caught out of Sugar. She supposedly weighed 20.9lbs. However big she is, she's clearly a monster. Can anyone confirm details on the beast? If true she would be the 4th largest bass in history, a new Mexico record, and the largest fish caught on this side of the pond in over 25 years.

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#11797776 - 08/26/16 07:14 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
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bet it came from one of El Chapo's private lakess..... roflmao Thats a toad hope to hear a story about her!

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#11797780 - 08/26/16 07:18 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
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WOW laugh That's a MONSTER!!
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#11797782 - 08/26/16 07:21 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
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Did it have a broke off Biffle bug on a Trokar in its mouth!?

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#11797793 - 08/26/16 07:27 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
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Wow!!

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#11797798 - 08/26/16 07:29 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
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How recent? This week, Last month?
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#11797799 - 08/26/16 07:30 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
bassmanrudy Offline
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Google isn't helping me find anything about it but would be Great if its True!! Awesome bass if its over 20 or even close!!
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#11797810 - 08/26/16 07:37 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
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The story I have heard is that it was caught on 8/22/2016 by a Mexican firefighter in a tournament. This is all 2nd and 3rd hand information though, so I have zero clue if it is valid at all. I was hoping someone on here might know more details. The fish is posted on the Facebook page of "Pescando Amigos e Historias." I tried to use the translation function to read through the comments, but was unable to find anything of substance. Maybe someone who speaks Spanish can check the page out and see if they can pick up on any details that might help validate the fish?


Edited by Jpurdue (08/26/16 07:38 AM)
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#11797837 - 08/26/16 07:55 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
bassmanrudy Offline
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reading the translation from the comments looks like it is def a real story. now pics showing the scale and/or where it was weighed hasn't been shown yet per the comments. it was also taken home and eaten by the guy- which is well within his right to do so!!

jpurdue- thanks for posting the fb page name so I could look it up!
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#11797857 - 08/26/16 08:04 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
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I'll believe it when NoWeighers or one of the other Sugar regulars confirm it.
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#11797881 - 08/26/16 08:17 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
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I agree a healthy dose of skepticism is in order at this point. Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
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#11797887 - 08/26/16 08:23 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
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Evidence has been eaten?
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#11797890 - 08/26/16 08:24 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
Fish'n Skeeter Offline
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Registered: 02/24/14
Posts: 329
If you are looking for evidence I may be able to help. I can confirm, without a shadow of a doubt, I have caught many bass that have weighed between a 2oz giant and 2 lbs. This fish is much bigger than that. Oh, and I don't speak Spanish. Amazing fish no matter what size.

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#11797893 - 08/26/16 08:25 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
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Amazing fish, photo certainly looks like 20lbs.
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#11797906 - 08/26/16 08:31 AM Re: 20.9lb bass out of Mexico? [Re: Jpurdue]
JacksonBean Offline
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Registered: 06/23/10
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Loc: Greenville, TX
I was told by a guide that a 9.5 Kilo bass was caught but that some details were lacking. A have a friend from Monterrey who I'm waiting to get the details from. I have a feeling he will know.

Either way, WOW!

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