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February 13, 2024

Anglers Catch Sharelunker Trifecta

Three anglers at three separate lakes caught Legacy Class ShareLunkers Monday afternoon to kickstart the second month of the 2024 Toyota ShareLunker collection season. It was the 13th time in program history that anglers submitted three or more […]
January 29, 2024

O.H. Ivie Doubles Down On Sharelunkers

O.H. Ivie Reservoir continued its reign as a top largemouth bass lake in the world Monday night when it produced not one but two Legacy Class ShareLunkers. The entries were the second and third overall of […]
January 22, 2024

A Look Back At The 2023 Sharelunker Season

The 2023 Toyota ShareLunker season was a memorable one, thanks to the 346 anglers from across the nation who entered 497 lunker largemouth bass into the program throughout the year from 89 Texas public waterbodies. The […]
January 22, 2024

First Sharelunker Of 2024 Reported

.B. Thomas Reservoir claimed on Wednesday the first Legacy Class ShareLunker largemouth bass of the 2024 Toyota ShareLunker collection season and the waterbody’s first Legacy Class entry. Lawrence Lee of Temple reeled in ShareLunker 651, registering 13.79 pounds […]
January 13, 2024

New Lures Made For Forward-Facing Sonor

Like the rest of the world, the sport of fishing is evolving and forcing anglers to evolve with it. Forward–facing sonar, otherwise known as live sonar, has become a hot topic and is an incredible tool to allow […]
January 1, 2024

Sharelunker Program Kicks Off For 2024

New Year’s Day arrives on Monday and with it comes the kickoff of the 38th Toyota ShareLunker season. Anglers from across Texas and the nation will cast their lines in anticipation of landing a Legacy Lunker […]
December 26, 2023

Try These Top Texas Winter Catfish Lakes

Winter in Texas is a unique time for anglers. While many may hang up their rods and wait for the warmer months, those in the know understand the state has great catfish opportunities. Here’s a look […]
December 19, 2023

Catching Crappie Limits On Toledo Bend

Crappie are my favorite fish to catch. I’m known more for flounder but I will pass up going flounder fishing if the slabs are biting. I recently had the privilege of fishing for big crappie on […]
November 20, 2023

Annual Rainbow Trout Stockings Begin

The annual Texas winter tradition of rainbow trout stocking returns to waterbodies across the state to kick off the holiday season. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will stock thousands of rainbow trout beginning the […]
October 25, 2023

Best Fishing Knots for Every Angler’s Arsenal

When it comes to fishing, every angler should understand the importance of using the right knots. With all of the twists and loops to remember, it can sometimes feel like a lot but these knots truly […]