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Flies: "Quittman Special" in Japan?

July 10, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

Nah. The secret fly that Bryant Earl Baines used to catch multiple 20-plus-pound bass in Georgia was apparently not in the arsenal of professional angler Manabu Kurita, who caught a 22-pound, 5-ounce bass in Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake. He used live bait.
If you missed our April Fool’s Day article, be sure to read “Operation Quittman” on MidCurrent.