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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. However, this isn't just any big fish tale. After testing, it...
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 line fluttered and twitched as it skittered along the surface...
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 best 100 U.S. bass lakes and Texas led the way...
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 Pack landed the bass while fishing in a Texas Tournament...
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 that uncommon as anglers jockey for position with others in...
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 Hog. The water temperature was 58 degrees, according to a...
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 is operated by Bowie. The 1,848-acre lake is served by...
The timing is epic, the conditions are perfect and the stage is primed for crappie fishing in Texas. For thousands of anglers looking to snap out of winter’s clutches and make others green with envy this St. Patrick’s Day, it’s time to spring forward and enjoy a crappie day on...
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 comes out or when being stashed in a livewell. The ShareLunker...
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 in Allen Creek using a Baby Brush Hog, according to...