Chad Miles, host of Kentucky Afield TV, sits down with David Lee Hayes of Litchfield, Kentucky, and talks about the world record Smallmouth Bass that Mr. Hayes caught on Dale Hollow Lake on July 9, 1955, as he was trolling in the mouth of Illwill Creek near Phillips Bottom. He died on July 7, 2020, at age 95. The color image is from his obituary, available here.

Read the story of how he was almost cheated out of his world record here.