7.84 Pound Smallmouth Bass Sets A New Montana State Record

The fishing was so good that Theron Thompson, his father Jim Thompson and buddy Nate Peressini didn’t want to stop, even though they unknowingly had the next state record smallmouth bass in their boat’s livewell. Ben French of The Billings Gazette Theron Thompson caught a 7lb 10-ounce smallmouth back in October, which has been officially registered as the largest smallmouth …