[Reading] ➮ Sowbelly: The Obsessive Quest for the World-Record Largemouth Bass ➶ Monte Burke – Pv1.info

[Reading] ➮ Sowbelly: The Obsessive Quest for the World-Record Largemouth Bass ➶ Monte Burke – Pv1.info In 1932, A Farmer Named George Washington Perry Decided It Was Too Rainy To Plow And Went Fishing That Day, George Landed The Largest Largemouth Ever Recorded Twenty Two Pounds Four Ounces The Fish Has Inspired And Frustrated Hundreds Of Anglers For Decades They Ve Dedicated Their Lives To The Pursuit Of Sowbelly A Nearly Mythical Fish, Whose Swinelike Girth Holds The Key To Their Dreams.From An L.A Cop Who Came Within Ounces Of Besting The Record To An Alabaman Who Has Lost His Marriage And His Daughter To This Pursuit, Burke Takes Readers Along For The Ride In This Legendary Race.


10 thoughts on “Sowbelly: The Obsessive Quest for the World-Record Largemouth Bass

  1. Mike Mike says:

    When I was a young kid I loved to fish for largemouth bass at my grandparents lake I read Outdoor Life magazine and knew the history of the world record bass caught around the time of the Great Depression, which the author discusses in detail If you ve ever fished with artificial lures or bait you know how much fun it can be Having said all that this book is great but only if y


  2. David Drew David Drew says:

    I think that this was a great book Reading this gives me greater confidence that I can catch big fish myself if I put enough time and effort into the sport Also I learned that Texas might not be where the big bass are growing Surprisingly it was California The only thing that I would say about this book is that on Goodreads, it says that the book is 270 pages of so But my book only h


  3. andrea andrea says:

    Makes me want to go bass fishing again.


  4. Dr. Detroit Dr. Detroit says:

    The quest to break George Perry s 77 year old largemouth bass world record has been the ruin of many a man rich and poor and to be quite honest, I don t think it will ever be attained in my lifetime Of course I also never thought I d see the Red Wings win ONE Stanley Cup let alone four, so proceed with caution Sowbelly examines what drives the men and women who chase the ghost, how and why monst


  5. Jared Jared says:

    This book is a must read Nobody in the world would ever think that the quest for the heaviest largemouth bass would be an interesting story, but this exceeds all expectations This book is about the people who quest for the record then a book about fishing Along t...


  6. Kurt Mazurek Kurt Mazurek says:

    Well written and entertaining I enjoyed the behind the scenes look at the obsessive personalities, each with their individual rationalization of their quest Admittedly, this topic is right up my alley but I think the book should appeal to anyone who h...


  7. Alex Alex says:

    This is a great review of the quest for the world record bass It dives into the stories of those leading the race to catch the fish and how it has taken over their lives and turned from a hobby into a obsession It is a fun read if you want to learn about bass fishing.


  8. Scott Gill Scott Gill says:

    The Friday Night Lights of bass fishing An incredible exploration into some very unique people who give their lives in quest of the world record bass.


  9. Zach Zeidler Zach Zeidler says:

    a book about fishing and the south perfect combination


  10. Robert Robert says:

    Interesting on many levels A quick and entertaining read Well written.


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