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TPWD had an aggressive stocking plan starting with tank ponds on farms in 1979. It allowed the fish to take hold before rising waters incorporated them into the main lake. In the first eight years, 732,514 Florida-strain largemouth were stocked, and there have been 14 million total. Barry Prince of Lindale, Texas, is among the beneficiaries as he caught this 13.73-pounder from Fork in March.