Conroe angler catches Lake Conroe monster largemouth

Written by TPWD

David Campbell Perciful of Conroe caught a huge, 13.14-pound largemouth bass Tuesday night while fishing in a tournament on Lake Conroe.

The fish  was caught in 6 feet of water on an 8-inch Texas-rigged lizard. The fish was 27.5 inches long and 20.25 inches in girth. It was held for pickup at Stow-A-Way Marina and RV Park.

Perciful’s fish is entry number six for the current ShareLunker season and the 17th entry from Lake Conroe.

Lake Conroe ranks fourth in the number of entries into the program. Lake Fork ranks first with 257. Tied for second are Lakes Alan Henry, O. H. Ivie and Sam Rayburn with 25 each. Lakes Austin and Falcon are tied for third with 20 entries each.