Texas Fish & Game

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May 28, 2018

Bass Fishing: It’s Crankbait Time

The bass spawn in Texas is officially over and the fish are more than likely in a post spawn-summer time transition.  There are many ways you can target bass this time of year, but one of […]
April 10, 2018

Sam Rayburn Produces “Legacy Class Sharelunker”

Sharelunker Sam Rayburn Reservoir produced the final Toyota Sharelunker Legacy Class largemouth bass entry with just hours left in the 2018 donation season March 31.  Angler Stacy Spriggs of Huntsville caught the 13.06 pound, 27 inch […]
April 2, 2018

Tiny Lake Kurth Produces 1st Sharelunker

Kurth Sharelunker For the first time in the 32 year history of the program, Kurth Reservoir in Lufkin has produced a Toyota ShareLunker entry. Angler Pablo Torres Jr. of Lufkin caught the 13.34 pound, 26 inch […]
March 29, 2018

Lake Fork, Sharelunker Secrets and Hot Bass Streaks

The Toyota Sharelunker season is in full swing and that is when state officials accept donations of bass weighing 13 pounds or more. Some 65 public water bodies have produced Sharelunker fish and yes lakes like Fork, Sam […]
January 11, 2018

Sharelunker Program Debuts App

With the launch of the new year-round participation season Jan. 1, the Toyota ShareLunker Programis debuting a new website and mobile app to facilitate entries and provide anglers with news and updates. “Catching an 8 pound […]
March 9, 2017

Toyota ShareLunker Selective Breeding Program Connects Bass Anglers across the State

In March 2008, Jeremy Bruton of Blooming Grove caught a 13.05 pound largemouth bass during a fishing tournament on Richland Chambers Reservoir. The big bass propelled Bruton to a second place finish and a $40 payout […]
March 9, 2017

First Toyota ShareLunker Caught From Lake Naconiche

Angler Larry Mosby caught the second Toyota ShareLunker of the 2017 season Feb. 28 from Lake Naconiche near Nacogdoches. ShareLunker 567, a 13.06 pound largemouth bass, is the first ShareLunker from the lake to be submitted […]
February 24, 2017

Biologists Confirm Genetics of First ShareLunker Offspring Entered into Program

In March 2006, angler Edward Reid pulled a staggering 14.48-pound largemouth bass from the depths of Lake Conroe near Houston. On Feb. 10, nearly 11 years later and more than 234 miles away, angler Ryder Wicker […]
February 20, 2017

First 2017 Toyota ShareLunker Collected at Marine Creek Lake

Fort Worth angler Ryder Wicker caught the first Toyota ShareLunker of the 2017 season Feb. 10 at Marine Creek Lake. But this wasn’t the only “first” he checked off the list – this particular fish outweighs […]
October 26, 2016
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Sharelunker: Secrets of Giant Fall Bass and More

The Toyota Sharelunker season annually begins Oct. 1 and that is when state officials accept donations of bass weighing 13 pounds or more. Looking at the Sharelunker records you can see that early fall has been fairly successful for those huge fish. Looking […]
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