B.A.S.S. Members show off their big bass in Bassmaster Magazine's Lunker Club.
Although giant salvinia has been found in at least 11 states since 1995, it has been most aggressive and troublesome in east Texas and northern Louisiana. Floods last fall along the Sabine and Red rivers emphasized the reality to resource managers, lakefront property owners and anglers.
It wasn't easy, but a Texas fisherman catches a 16.17 pound bass.
Bassmaster Magazine readers submit their lunkers for publication in the April 2010 issue.
Read the steps that Ken Shaw and Robert Speight are taking to battle the the spread of giant salvinia in the western portion of Caddo Lake located on the Texas-Louisiana border.