"Top 25" Largest Lunkers of All Time
Rank Weight Lake (State) Angler  Date
#1 22lb. 4oz. Montgomery Lake (Ga.) George Washington Perry  June 2, 1932
#2 22lb. 1/2oz. Lake Castaic (Ca.) Bob Crupi March 12, 1991
#3 21lb. 12oz. Lake Castaic (Ca.) Mike Arujo March 5, 1991
#4 21lb. 3 1/2oz. Lake Casitas (Ca.) Raymond Easley March 4, 1980
#5 21lb. 1/2oz. Lake Castaic (Ca.) Bob Crupi March 9, 1990
#6 20lb. 15oz. Lake Miramar (Ca.) David Zimmerlee June 3, 1973
#7 20lb. 14oz. Lake Castaic (Ca.) Leo Torres Feb. 4, 1990
#8 20lb. 12oz. Lake Dixon (Ca.) Mike Long April 27, 2001
#9 20lb. 4oz. Lake Hodges (Ca.) Gene Dupras May 30, 1985
#9 20lb. 4oz. Lake Miramar (Ca.) Johnny Garduno March 25, 1990
#11 20lb. 2oz. Big Fish Lake (Fla.) Fritz Friebel  May, 1923
#12 19lb. 8oz. Lake Miramar (Ca.) Keith Gunsauls  March 7, 1988
#13 19lb. 4oz. Lake Mira Mesa (Ca.) Chris Brandt March 22,1998 
#14 19lb. 3oz. Lake Morena (Ca.) Ardon Hanline Feb. 17, 1987 
#14 19lb. 3oz. Lake Wohlford (Ca.) Steve Beasley Feb. 3, 1986
#16 19lb. 1oz. Lake Miramar (Ca.) Sandy DeFresco March 14, 1988
#17  19lb. 1/2oz. Lake Castaic (Ca.) Dan Kadota Jan. 8, 1989
#18 19lb. 1/2oz. Lake Success (Ca.) Larry Kerns Jan. 27, 2001
#19 19lb  0oz. Lake Tarpon (Fla.) Riley Witt June 21, 1961
#20 18lb. 15oz Lake Isabella (Ca.) Keith Harper April,1984
#21 18lb. 14oz. Lake Castaic (Ca.) Dan Kadota Feb. 12, 1988
#22 18lb. 13oz. Lake Isabella (Ca.) Joe Weaver  Feb., 1984
#22 18lb. 13oz. St. Johns River (Fla.) Buddy Wright April 12, 1987
#24 18lb. 12oz. Lake Otay (Ca.) Bob Eberly March 9, 1980
#24 18lb. 12oz. San Vicente Lake (Ca.)  James Sturge March 1, 1981
#24 18lb. 12oz. Lake Castaic (Ca.) Manny Arujo Jan. 25, 1981

"A Matter of Facts"
All bass were caught in the 1st 6 months of the year
69% of the "Top 25" were caught in the 1st 3 months of the year
80% of the "Top 25" were caught in the 1st 4 months of the year
40% of the "Top 25" were caught in the month of March
85% of the "Top 25" were caught in California
2 of the "Top 25" were caught be one man - Bob Crupi
27% of the "Top 25" bass have been caught from one lake - Lake Castaic, CA.