05 August 2012

• “Record Striper Rejected by IGFA, Angler Loses Out on $1 Million”



”After an agonizing two-month wait, angler Rodney Ply finally learned that his fish is not worth a million dollars.

“Ply’s rollercoaster fish ride began … well, two months ago when he pulled a freshwater striped bass that weighed more than 68 pounds from Bull Shoals Lake in Arkansas on Feb. 18. Ply’s fish was so large that it not only shattered the state record by more than four pounds, it also qualified for a $100,000 prize….”

Source: OutdoorLife.com

No, this is not the striped bass record secured last year by Connecticut angler Greg Myerson.


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