Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

September 9, 2016

Smallmouth Show Down

Ranking the top Texas lakes for Smallmouth Bass. When bass anglers dream bronze fish, it’s only natural for their minds to wander northward to famed hotspots […]
September 8, 2016

Adventures in Aluminum – Big Action in Small Boats

Tarpon, Shark and Other Big Game Action within Safe Reach of Small Boats. It was a sight I will never forget. My cousin Frank Moore and I […]
September 7, 2016

The Deal on Early Teal

As a swollen sun peeked over the horizon, a familiar whistle tickled my eardrums. Seconds later, a flock of blue-winged teal buzzed our boat at breakneck […]
September 5, 2016

Trout Vomit and Other Myths on Migration

The regional management plan of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission (GSMFC) sheds light on an often-misunderstood part of speckled trout behavior: feeding. It shows that […]
August 31, 2016

In the Calculus of Dove Hunting, Dead Trees = Dead Birds

Glen was dangling his legs from his tailgate, plucking a dove pulled from his swollen game bag as I approached. Six empty Diet Dr. Pepper cans […]
August 29, 2016
swimbaits

Go For a Swim – Why Swimbaits Succeed

Swimbaits succeed because they mimic natural baitfish. My friend had no clue how to fish properly, but he owned the boat, so I couldn’t say much about how […]
August 19, 2016

Fishing Etiquette

The Lost Art of Honor on the Water…and on the Ramp When it comes to fishing, nothing chafes my line like the disrespectful jerk who sees […]
August 10, 2016

Cranked Up Reds

Yanking Cranky Redfish from Thick Cover For decades, bass anglers won countless events on crankbaits because these wobbly, lipped creations mimic baitfish in appearance and action. […]
August 5, 2016

Rattling Around Texas

Fact, Fiction and Photos Portray the Widespread Range of Texas Rattlesnakes Did you know rattlesnakes roam the Southeastern corner of the Lone Star State? When thinking of […]
August 3, 2016

Catfish with a Punch: Pro Tips for Going After Summer Catfish

I’ll always remember my daughter’s first experience with punch bait. She was 17 at the time and was way more into guys and cheerleading than she […]
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