From ABC News
...Saturday morning (Dec. 30, 2017) (Todd) Beaty caught a largemouth bass from Chickamauga Lake that weighed 14.53 pounds - just 11 ounces shy of the current state record largemouth caught by Gabe Keen on Feb. 13, 2015. (VIDEO BELOW) Next to Keen's fish Beaty's fish might be one of the largest bass ever caught on Chickamauga, although no one keeps official records of that...
...Beaty said he was using a Duckett rod and 20-pound test P-Line casting a Yum Flash Mob Junior lure rigged with Reaction Innovation Swim Baits.
"When the fish hit it just stopped the bait and then a few seconds after I started reeling it came up on top and I knew it was a good one," said Beaty. "I didn't know it was a 14-pounder but I knew it was a double-digit fish."
Beaty said he only had to fight the big bass about 20 seconds before McDonald was able to slide the net underneath it...
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Gabe Keen on Feb. 13, 2015
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