Bass

News, articles, commentary and updates about bass fishing in Texas

Texas' Lake Fork added to its big bass legend when an Oklahoma angler plucked another 13-pound largemouth from its depths. Stephen Proctor, of Pryor, caught Toyota ShareLunker 549 from the lake Nov. 21. He caught the 13.29-pound bass from 18...
This time in September has most of us who enjoy outdoor pursuits antsy for the opening day of archery season, which will provide the first chance to treat a lingering case of buck fever. However, it’s tough to dismiss the...
Millions of dollars will be spent in coming weeks on hunting and fishing licenses as hundreds of thousands of Texans and nonresidents ante up with huge expectations for their small slices of free time looking for paradise. And while there...
Fishing during the middle of the day isn’t just tough — it’s downright dangerous. It doesn’t take much to overheat and take all the fun right out of the pastime. However, if you’re looking to find the magic hour, any success...
MUSTANG ISLAND -- The entrance to the pass cut into Corpus Christi Bay was an oasis that couldn't have come soon enough. The paddle that seemed so feathery under the early morning clouds and in the cool breeze at dawn...
Texas bass fishing is way ahead of the pack. And you can thank biologists and even Mother Nature for helping our state harbor the best largemouth angling in the country. Bassmaster Magazine recently released its list of the best 100 U.S....
Donnie O'Neal, an avid bass angler from Pflugerville, has a big fish tale that's almost too hard to believe. Good thing he had a picture to prove it. O'Neal was fishing on lunker largemouth hot spot Lake Austin on April 28,...
Spring bass fishing season in Texas is in full swing and nine largemouths eclipsing 13 pounds have been entered into the ShareLunker program since February. Summer also will be here before you know it, offering opportunities to get close to...
Allen Lane Kruse, of Nacogdoches, caught the fish of a lifetime April 13 from Lake Naconiche, a new impoundment near the East Texas city. The 12.54-pound largemouth bass was submitted as a water body and catch-and-release record for the lake....
As the youngster carefully cranked the Zebco, the jack-in-the-box anticipation took hold that accompanies bass fishing in Texas. He knew something might happen. It was just a matter of when. And how loud. The pale, gray Slug-Go at the end of the...