Dan Hoover has reportedly broken the largemouth bass record of at Lake Perris with an 18.2 pound fish (pictured). Perris is a popular recreation lake in Riverside, just north of San Diego County. If the weight of this fish is verified, it'll surpass the existing 17.375 pound lake record largemouth. Perris is known for big bass, and has kicked out a lot of teen bass over the years on swimbaits and other big bait methods.
The catch will fall less than a pound from making the top 25 list of the biggest bass ever caught. If we receive more information about the catch, we'll be sure to update this article