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Texas Anglers Donate Huge Bass to the Toyota ShareLunker Program

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Here is just one example of one of the 13-plus pound bass donated this season. Gary Wingate of Amarillo donated this 14.39-pound largemouth, which he caught from Falcon Reservoir, to Texas’ ShareLunker program.

The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, located in Athens, is the headquarters for the Toyota ShareLunker Program, which encourages anglers who have caught 13-pound-plus largemouth bass to lend or donate the fish to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for spawning purposes.

Here are the fish that were donated this season, which runs annually from Oct. 1 to April 30.

011-2012 ShareLunker Entries (13)
Date Angler Name Home Town Weight Length Girth Water Body Photo & Details
12/27/2011 Andrew Watson Highland Village, TX 13.51 25.5 21.25 Lake Fork Watson’s fish
12/28/2011 Jason Brudnicki Salt Lake City, UT 13.36 26.25 21 Falcon Brudnicki’s fish
01/29/2012 Brett Ketchum Austin, TX 13 25.75 20.25 Austin Ketchum’s fish
02/11/2012 Wesley Hayden Round Rock, TX 13.22 26 21.25 Austin Hayden’s fish
02/14/2012 Landon Glass Jarrell, TX 13.03 25.75 21.75 Austin Glass’s fish
02/25/2012 Ryan Pinkston Center, TX 14.2 Toledo Bend Pinkston’s fish
03/03/2012 Stan Lawing Poetry, TX 13.06 25 21 Ray Roberts Lawing’s fish
03/16/2012 Gary Wingate Amarillo, TX 14.39 26.5 20.75 Falcon Wingate’s fish
03/18/2012 Michael Justus Garland, TX 13.1 25.75 21 Lake Fork Justus’s fish
03/21/2012 Corey Johnson Cedar Park, TX 13.18 26.5 20 Austin Johnson’s fish
03/21/2012 Charles Whited San Marcos, TX 13.59 26.13 20 Austin Whited’s fish
03/25/2012 Stacy Brookings Midland, TX 13.22 26.5 20 O. H. Ivie Brookings’s fish
04/06/2012 Kyle Johnson Abilene, TX 13.36 27.5 20 O. H. Ivie Johnson’s fish

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