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March 23, 2017

The Wacky Rig – A Must Have

I fell in love with the wacky rig many years back, as I was experimenting with different presentations and trying to catch some highly pressured bass.  What I found out is the wacky rig will flat […]
March 21, 2017

Texas Hotshots – 6 year old lands HUGE first fish

While on spring break this weekend at Lake Conroe, my 6 year old daughter Ava caught her first fish. It was a 22″ Largemouth Bass. I did not have a scale, but it was around 6 […]
March 15, 2017

ChatterBait – The 4 Wheel Drive Lure

The Chatterbait came onto the bass fishing scene around 2004 and has never looked back.  There were a lot of skeptics who thought this would be another “helicopter lure” or “banjo minnow” type bait.  I was […]
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 […]
March 2, 2017

SIGHT FISHING- Watching the Magic

Sight fishing is one of the most exciting ways to catch spring time spawning bass.  It can also be the most frustrating as well.  Just because you can see a bass on the bed, doesn’t mean […]
February 24, 2017

The Bass Spawn: Love is in the Water

This time of year is when most Texas anglers flood the boat ramps and go searching for big bug eyed largemouth that are getting ready to spawn. But, do we really understand what they are doing […]
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 […]
February 16, 2017

HOG Time Top 5 Baits

In my last blog we went over where to look for Big S-w-o-l-l-e-n Sow Belly Largemouth Bass.  Now we are going to go over my personal favorite 5 baits to catch them.  Note that I said […]
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