Reducing the minimum largemouth bass size below Toledo Bend; fixing a clerical error on maximum length of limit on black drum
Largemouth bass: Anglers who fish in the near-coastal fisheries of four counties in the southeast corner of the state, or the Sabine River downstream from Toledo Bend Reservoir will see a new definition of “legal” largemouth bass if a proposed regulation is adopted. Texas inland fisheries staff is recommending... Read more
“Hard headed and patient”
Travis McKee and Leroy Navarro, were winners of the Baffin Classic, with a reported weight of 21.87 lbs. Second place winners had 21.03 pounds. Round two of the Classic is this weekend. McKee said he and Navarro have been fishing tournaments together for probably about six years. They won... Read more
Miami Boat Show Preview: New Fishing Boats from Boston Whaler, Edgewater, Mako
As the Miami Boat Show approaches (it runs February 11 through the 15th) the press releases are starting to fly. And already, we’re hearing about some cool new fishing boats that will be hitting the water for the 2017 model year. Here’s a glimpse of cool things to come... Read more
More dove days for this year’s hunting season; significant expansion deer hunting opportunities
Texas hunters may see more liberal regulations and increased opportunities if state wildlife officials adopt changes to hunting regulations that have been proposed. DOVE: Under recently approved federal framework governing hunting of migratory game birds during the 2016-17 hunting seasons, Texas will be allowed to hunt doves for a... Read more
Lavaca Bay closed to oystering
Areas TX-19, 20 and 21 of Lavaca Bay is closed to all oyster harvest effective January 23, 2016 due to low abundance of oysters in these areas. Chapter 76, Parks and Wildlife Code, and the Oyster Management Proclamation, Section 58.21(c)(1), provide for the emergency closure of an area to... Read more
Monster Hogs: The Quest (Video)
Armed Citizens Open Fire and Stop Barbershop Robbery [VIDEO]
With the restrictions against open carry relinquished in the state of Texas we have seen a movement by several businesses not only banning open carry but concealed carry at their establishments.  I have warned time and again that doing so only puts that business at risk because frankly: criminals... Read more
New Plano Tacklebox: 414300 M Series Hydro-Flo 3700
One of the toughest things about fishing and boating in saltwater is making sure you wash everything down after a day of fishing. And I mean everything. Each and every one of us has found a pair of pliers or a favorite lure that got tucked away in a... Read more