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Texas Lakes Included in Cabela’s Fish for Millions Contest
TPWD press release
ATHENS—Six Texas lakes are included in the list of those stocked with tagged fish for Cabela’s Wanna Go Fishing for Millions? contest.

The contest gives anglers a shot at up to $2 million in cash and more than $225,000 in additional prizes by catching tagged fish in select lakes across the United States.

Texas lakes in the contest are Lake Nasworthy, Canyon Lake, Eagle Mountain Lake, Lake Fork, Lake Travis and Lake Ray Roberts.

Cabela’s, along with Outdoor Channel, Wanna Go Fishing TV and Geico, tagged fish in lakes across 19 states. One of the tagged fish could be worth $1 million. The grand prize will be doubled to $2 million if the grand prize winner is a current user of the Cabela’s Fish Recon app or downloaded the Cabela’s Fish Recon app to their smartphone, sponsored by Geico.

Registration began April 19, and participants must pre-register before fishing. Winners of specific prizes will be announced after the promotion ends July 8.

Additional information about rules and prizes can be found at the contest website,

Species tagged vary from state-to-state and include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, white bass, striped bass, perch, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, walleye, crappie, wiper, bluegill and channel catfish.

Cabela’s Incorporated, headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska, is a leading specialty retailer and the world’s largest direct marketer of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise.