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TPWD News Release — April 9, 2010

Toyota ShareLunker 499, 500: O.H. Ivie Again

Possible No. 500 has been caught from O.H. Ivie

ATHENS — Bill Hunter III of Sweetwater caught Toyota ShareLunker 499 from O.H. Ivie Reservoir April 6. The fish weighed 13.04 pounds.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) staff  are currently enroute to pick up the potential Toyota ShareLunker 500 from O.H. Ivie Reservoir. That fish will not be officially accepted into the program as No. 500 until it has been X-rayed and the angler has taken a polygraph test to confirm the fish was legally caught and entered.

Additional information will be released through the usual channels as soon as it is available.

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