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50 Top Bass in Sharelunker Program




Spring is tradtionaly the best time of the year to catch a trophy bass in Texas. The following is the top 50 bass caught in Texas and shared with Texas Parks & Wild Life ShareLunker Program.
Rank-Water Body-Weight (lb.)-Length (in.)-Date-Angler
1 Lake Fork, 18.18, 25.5, 1992-01-24, Barry StClair
2 Lake Fork, 17.67, 27.5, 1986-11-26, Mark Stevenson
3 Lake Fork, 17.64, 28, 1989-04-01, Stan Moss
4 Lake Fork, 17.63, 26.25, 1990-08-29, Jerry L. New
5 Lake Fork, 17.29, 1988-02-14, Larry Barnes
6 Lake Fork, 17.08, 25.5, 1991-02-26, Troy Coates
7 Pinkston, 16.9, 27.66, 1986-02-16, Earl Crawford
8 Lake Fork, 16.89, 25.5, 1993-02-08, Bryan Turner
9 Sam Rayburn, 16.8, 28.75, 1997-05-31, Tommy Shelton
10 Mill Creek Lake, 16.77, 1990-03-01, Herchel Brickey
11 Lake Fork, 16.75, 25.5, 1990-03-08, Stephen R. Trepkus
12 Lake Fork, 16.63, 27, 1999-02-28, Flo O'Brain
13 Lake Fork, 16.59, 26, 1987-05-15, Guy Weatherspoon
14 Lake Fork, 16.54, 25, 1991-02-27, Bill Reed
15 Lake Fork, 16.44, 26.5, 1996-03-10, Chris Adams
16 Caddo, 16.17, 26.5, 2010-03-20, Keith Burns
17 Gibbons Creek Reservoir, 16.13, 26, 1988-01-15, Troy Johnson
18 Lake Fork, 16.12, 27.25, 2002-03-22, Jim Harrell
19 O. H. Ivie, 16.08, 28, 2010-04-30, Jerry Bales
20 Caddo, 16.07, 27, 2011-03-18, Sean Swank
21 Lake Fork, 16.06, 25.5, 1988-03-09, Tom Hallum
22 Lake Fork, 16.04, 25.75, 2013-02-02, Richard Scibek
22 Lake Fork, 16.04, 25.75, 1992-02-29, Gasper J. Cardinale
24 Austin, 16.03, 28.25, 2011-01-27, T.J. Nissen
25 Possum Kingdom, 16.02, 26.75, 1989-10-13, Scott Tongate
26 Caddo, 16.01, 25.5, 1992-04-13, Bobby Shaver
27 Lake Fork, 16, 27.5, 1989-07-03, John Stanley
28 Lake Fork, 15.95, 25.5, 1991-03-27, Wendall R. Atkinson
29 Conroe, 15.93, 27, 2009-01-30, Ricky Bearden
30 Lake Fork, 15.88, 25.5, 1990-02-17, Jim Taylor
31 Private Lake, 15.74, 26.5, 1995-01-14, Kenneth Morris
32 Caddo, 15.7, 25.75, 2017-03-10, Ronnie Arnold
33 O. C. Fisher, 15.69, 27, 1996-09-23, Charles Simmons
34 Amistad, 15.68, 28.3, 2005-12-28, Tom Sutherland
35 Lake Fork, 15.65, 27.5, 1991-05-28, Rex Thompson
35 Lake Fork, 15.65, 25.25, 2002-03-22, Johnny Six
37 Lake Fork, 15.64, 27, 1999-05-25, Charles Emich
38 Falcon, 15.63, 28 2011-01-07, Tommy Law
39 Lake Fork, 15.61, 25.25, 2010-03-22, James Quisenberry
39 Lake Fork, 15.61, 26.13, 1991-05-08, Jim Gore
41 Lake Fork, 15.6, 24.75, 1993-03-04, Walt Dosher
42 Amistad, 15.58, 27, 1989-03-11, Jay Hiler
43 Private Lake, 15.54, 27.12, 2007-03-09, Jesse Roberson
44 Lake Fork, 15.53, 27, 1987-04-19, Dennis Ray Canada
45 Lake Fork, 15.51, 25, 1991-09-23, Boyd Walker
46 Lake Fork, 15.5, 25.25, 2006-02-21, Billy Pfeil
46 Private Lake, 15.5, 25.75, 1981-02-07, John Alexander Jr.
48 Lake Fork, 15.48, 26.5, 2018-03-02, John LaBove
49 Lake Fork, 15.46, 25, 1992-02-27, Bob Lancaster
50 Choke Canyon Reservoir, 15.45, 26.25, 2009-01-21, Brad Bookmyer
Remember this list is only bass caught and entered in Sharelunker Program. There could be several more that were caught and not entered.
Photos courtesy TPWD Sharelunker

 




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Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb. 24)

FAIR. Water clear; 48 degrees; 0.31 high. Largemouth bass are fair working A-rigs skirted jigs, craws, and diving crankbaits near timber, creek bends, and brushy coves. Crappie are slow on minnows and jigs around bridge columns and timber near a creek or drop off in 15-25’. Hybrid stripers are fair on live bait, A-rigs, and swimbaits. White bass are slow on slabs and jigging spoons. Catfish are fair on punch bait and cut bait.

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