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Lake Austin produces Sharelunker

Lake Austin produced its twentieth Toyota ShareLunker February 21 when Robert Whitehead of Austin caught a 13.19-pound bass while fishing the upper end of the lake. Whitehead was fishing in five feet of water when the fish took his plastic

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Howell wins Bassmaster Classic

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Every angler dreams of catching bass after giant bass like Randy Howell did on Sunday. Howell began hauling in Lake Guntersville lunkers minutes into the final round of the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Diet Mountain Dew and

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Saltwater guide catches 12 pound bass on Toledo Bend

Every year, Jared Adams makes his first fishing trip for Toledo Bend bass in February, then transitions to saltwater fishing after early spring. Before he became a licensed charter guide for trophy speckled trout and redfish on Calcasieu Lake, Adams

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13 steps to catch a 13-pound bass

ATHENS—Every year Toyota ShareLunker program coordinator Juan Martinez talks to anglers still excited and shaking from the experience of landing a 13-pound or bigger largemouth bass, and every year almost all the stories are the same: The person never expected

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Palestine produces Sharelunker (possible Lake record)

Lake Palestine produced its second Toyota ShareLunker in less than a year Saturday when Casey Laughlin of Rowlett pulled in a 13.22-pound bass while fishing a Media Bass tournament. Initially weighed at 13.02 pounds by tournament officials, the fish came

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TX Tackle Loaner program offers affordable fishing

Ever want to go fishing, especially with your kids, but you don’t have all the gear or it’s a mess in the garage? Well, now you can. It’s free and comes with lessons at 40 Texas State Parks. You must

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Lake Athens produces yet another Sharelunker

Rip van Winkle slept for 20 years. Lake Athens snoozed for 25. Then the 1,799-acre lake near the East Texas town of the same name awoke from its slumber and began spitting out 13-pound bass. The second Toyota ShareLunker catch

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