As most avid bass fishermen are aware, Japanese angler Manabu Kurita tied the world record largemouth in 2009 which weighed in at 22pounds 5ounces. Reports claim that he has hooked but lost a much larger bass estimated at 28lbs out of Lake Biwa. In Japan, catch and release for bass is discouraged and against regulations. Many of these monster bass are landed on monster lures such as the Mother made by www.romanmade.com This lure is 12 inches long and weights a whopping 10.5 ounces. It comes with a massive $410 price tag.