The International Game Fish Association world record is 10.38 lbs, and has been standing since 2015. California, however, has an 11.2 lb spotted bass listed as as its state record. This fish was originally weighed at 11.2, then when weighed on a certified scale it came out to just under 11 lbs.
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Initial reports are saying that Cody Meyer has officially weighed a 10.80 new world record spotted bass out of Bullards Bar Reservoir in Northern California. This would eclipse the previous world record of 10.38 set last year by Tim Little.
A pending world record Spotted Bass was caught by a fisherman in California and he's released footage of weighing and measuring the fish.