The first big bass is the tale of a tournament fish that literally broke spinnerbait wire and curled the hook. The second is the story of a mammoth Clear Lake, California bass he estimates was 30-inches long with a 25-inch girth, a 20-plus-pound fish.
"I've seen 20-pound fish at the Fisheries Center at Athens in Texas, where they have some fish in their tanks. They don't even look real, they're stubby and fat. This one was a giant. It was my chance to catch an absolute fish of a lifetime."—Mark Menendez
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