Bass

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

Texas bass fishing is living large. And that’s not just lip service about the bucketmouth fish that have become the top angling target not only across the state but also the country. Bassmaster magazine last year released its list of the...
Doug Hannon, known as the “Bass Professor” for his numerous contributions to fishing, died last week at his home in Keystone, Fla. The tackle inventor, author and TV host recently had neck surgery and complications are believed to have...
Lake Austin has received plenty of attention in recent years as the 1,600-acre body of water has become among the top largemouth bass fishing locales in Texas. The lake produced Toyota ShareLunker 548 on Wednesday when Round Rock angler Colin...
When it comes down to it, fishing is like any other pursuit: you're going to have to deal with the good, the bad and the ugly -- just hopefully not all at once. Here's a fish tale that's not all...
Donald Deville of Ville Platte, La., became the latest angler to find a big Texas largemouth bass at Lake Fork, which became Toyota ShareLunker 547 on March 20. Deville caught the fish in 5 feet of  water using a Brush...
Johnny Spruiell ,of Iowa Park, was fishing March 19 in three feet of water in South East Cove on Lake Amon G. Carter when a 13.75-pound bass took his 7-inch Power Worm. The fish is Toyota ShareLunker 546. Amon G. Carter...
Lake Alan Henry near Lubbock may not be producing largemouths for the Toyota ShareLunker program the way it did from 2004 to 2006 when it churned out 18 entries exceeding 13 pounds, but its depths have given up another...
With the spring spawn cranking up in many areas of the state, hundreds of anglers likely have handled big largemouth bass. And while the creatures remain resilient in the water, they often are mishandled by folks when the camera...
Toyota ShareLunker entries came from three East Texas reservoirs within the past week. Thomas McCraven of Gladewater caught Toyota ShareLunker 542, a 13.23-pounder from Lake O’ the Pines on Feb. 14. McCraven caught the fish in six feet of water...
The vibrant afternoon that held promise had turned into a shadowy evening crammed with frustration. The sloping sand flat littered with waving grass and oyster shells had produced a number of good fish in the past, but on this coastal...