Angler Breaks Smallmouth Bass Record in SD

Lyal Held of Barnesville, Minn., caught the new South Dakota state record smallmouth bass Saturday, April 23rd 2016. He and his friend Casey Ehlert were on a mission to beat the previous record with several cameras rolling. Here’s awesome short video of the process, from hookset to official weigh-in to healthy release. They’re working on a longer form documentary video, but in the meantime, enjoy! The full press release can be viewed here:


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