Washington Largemouth Bass Record Broken

Bill Evans has been an avid bass fisherman for more than 40 years, tournament fishing for at least 30 of those years and even qualifying for the prestigious BFL All-American a few times while living in Ohio. He moved out to Washington state about 4 years ago and this week had the fishing moment of a lifetime after catching the new state-record largemouth bass for the state of Washington from Lake Bosworth about 45 minutes from his home in Bothell, Wash.

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Evans purchased as small 9-foot, 4-inch boat for bass fishing that he could stick in the back of his SUV for fishing around the house with a 12-volt Minn Kota trolling motor. On August 9th, 2016, his first trip to Lake Bosworth, he skipped a wacky-rigged Strike King Shim-E-Stick under a dock. When the lure settled to the bottom, Evans felt some weight and set the hook.

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