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Could this be it? The new No. 1 for largemouth bass fishermen? Angler Mac Weakley is holding a 25.1-pound bass that he caught on Dixon Lake in southern California Monday. By all accounts it smashes the standing record, but questions (as always) loom. Jed Dickerson, a bass fishing legend and friend of Weakley’s, weighed the big ‘un with a digital scale and then released it. Widlife officials were not involved in the weighing.

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