Archive | January, 2010

O.H. Ivie Does It Again

West Texas lake produces two Toyota ShareLunkers in less than a week ATHENS, Texas — O.H. Ivie Reservoir sent another Toyota ShareLunker to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) January 21, just five days after sending its first entry since 2002. Angler Wesley Pullig of Eden caught a 13.09-pound largemouth in 25 to 30 feet […]

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Falcon Soars with Toyota ShareLunker 476

ATHENS, Texas — Another West Texas reservoir rebounding from the drought of the late 1990s is starting to pump out monster largemouth bass. On January 19 Falcon International Reservoir produced a 14.4-pound Toyota ShareLunker for Bryan Aubin of Zapata. Aubin was fishing in six feet of water with a watermelon red lizard. Water temperature was […]

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O.H. Ivie Back in Toyota ShareLunker Fold

ATHENS, Texas — O.H. Ivie Reservoir and other West Texas lakes suffered from drought from the late 1990s until 2004, when rains came again. The drought took two forms: low water and few big bass caught. The fish drought ended January 16, when Ben Blaine of Merkel landed a 14.02-pound largemouth bass from O.H. Ivie. […]

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How long a worm a Bass would Bite???

Two (2) years of testing…Not in stock ponds..not in Mexico, but in local lakes where the average fishermen and women fish, and as the saying goes, “in our own back yard” the good ole USA.  Started with a 2 foot worm, results xxx.  21″worm, results xxx 19″ xxx …18″xxx. Finally  the ultimate length??? One of the […]

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Lonestar Series Bass Fishing Tournaments

Anglers fishing in the North and Central Divisions will now  be competing for a chance to win a 2010 Nissan Titan Truck valued at $35,000 at  the 2010 Lone Star Series Championship in October.  This championship grand  prize is guaranteed. Here’s the 2010 Schedule.   2010 North Schedule: February 27th – Cedar  CreekMarch 27th – […]

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Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries, Expo Sponsors and Exhibitors

ATHENS, Texas-Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) officials intend to make the 2010 State-Fish Art Contest expo at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens the biggest and best in the contest’s history, and they need your help. Wildlife Forever, the national sponsor of the contest, has agreed to move the national competition and […]

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