An 18.7-inch, 4.16 pound white bass is a new Iowa state record. Josh Zylstra, 23, was fishing on Big Sprit Lake when he landed the record setting fish.
The angler was fishing a shiner under a bobber for walleyes, but instead, it hooked a new state record white bass.
The new record was verified by fisheries biologist Mike Hawkins who weighed the fish on a certified scale.
source: Iowa Department of Natural Resources