The Legend of a Bass Named Ethel

A touching and informational story from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

Ethel was the very first bass in the ShareLunker Program. She became a symbol of how good management and forward thinking could drive conservation efforts to wonderful results. Over the years, millions of people have travelled to see Ethel at Bass Pro Shops flagship store in Springfield, Missouri.  Ethel died in 1994 at the age of 19.

Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]