Professional fisherman Cody Meyer may have a caught a potential world record spotted bass. According to Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the fish was caught on December 16 from Bullard’s Bar Reservoir in northern California. It weighed 10.8 pounds. The fish’s weight was certified on site by a representative of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Meyer was fishing the [Strike King] Ocho in the KVD magic color on a wacky rig with 15-pound-test Seaguar Smackdown braid and a 6-pound-test Seaguar Tatsu leader.
The current International Game Fish Association world record spotted bass was caught by Tim Little in January 2015, also at Bullard’s Bar. Pending approval, Meyer’s fish could could unseat the current 10.38-pound world record spotted bass. Stay tuned for updates.
Regardless, Meyers caught one massive bass!