Barbs and Backlashes


It is true! by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
January 8, 2010, 3:39 pm
Filed under: Fishing | Tags: ,

I teased you yesterday with rumors of a huge announcement in the freshwater fishing world, https://barbsandbacklashes.wordpress.com/2010/01/07/stop-the-presses-this-just-in/.  Well, the word that I heard turned out to be true! http://sports.espn.go.com/outdoors/bassmaster/bigBass/news/story?id=4807839

Manabu Kurita's largemouth bass caught from Lake Biwa in Japan ties George Perry's long-standing world record!

While I am at it, let me put in a plug.  I will be on the Nebraska Outdoors radio show tomorrow morning, 7-8 a.m., 1480 ESPN radio here in Lincoln, http://www.espn1480.com/pages/3322042.php .  Listen and give us a call if you like, 402-466-3776.  I plan to talk about some ice-fishing, 2010 Fishing Forecast, new world’s record bass, and we can go from there!

You know, I think I would look pretty good holding a bass just a little bit bigger than that one!  Ha.  Have a great weekend.

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Maybe this will change the attitude of the government concerning the status of the LMB!

Well, probably not!

I read somewhere that LMB’s are NOT to be released in Japan!

Hmmmmmm… maybe it was just in a nightmare.

Comment by Harold F.

Non-native exotic species can cause problems anywhere. In Japan largemouth bass are a non-native exotic species. It is difficult to predict what ecological impacts might occur when an exotic species is introduced or invades. I imagine that the Japanese are very concerned about the potential impacts from largemouth bass.

Daryl B.

Comment by Daryl Bauer

What a pig! Very cool to see a video of it.

Comment by Scott G.

[…] another Japanese water, not Lake Biwa where the fish that tied the world’s record was caught, https://barbsandbacklashes.wordpress.com/2010/01/08/it-is-true/ […]

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