Does anyone remember Orlando Wilson? Growing up you had the Big 3 anglers (Dance, Houston, Martin) and then you had Orlando Wilson. He was known for his fun-loving attitude and for catching lots of bass. I thought some of you might enjoy check out this video of his show... Read more
The April edition of TF&G features a story I wrote called Never Grin at a Grinnel. I love catching big, tough grinnel and right now is a great time to catch them in East Texas. As water levels are high in many of the creek system, many grinnel have... Read more
What is the best fishing advice you have ever received or that you can share with others? I posed this question to four-time Bassmaster Classic Champion Rick Clunn once and his answer resonated in a big way. “The great mistake anglers make is assuming that catching fish is a... Read more
The Spanish mackerel have arrived at the jetty systems along the Texas coast. Last week my father and I had an amazing trip catching many mackerel on the Texas and Louisiana side of the Sabine Jetties. Contrary to popular opinion they are great to eat, especially when pan friend... Read more
Did you know that between Sabine Lake and the Aransas Bay complex there are more than 200,000 acres of no fishing zones? Yes, I am talking about federally enforced no fishing zones. The Sabine National Wildlife Refuge on the TX/La. border is closed to fishing Oct. 15-March 15 and... Read more
Do you catch many trout around docks, riprap and boat launches? I have done well at night with lights attracting trout to docks but have put little effort toward these areas otherwise. What are your experiences? Any luck? Any tips? Chester Moore Read more
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about no fishing zones and the reality of the situation we are looking. While doing some research I found this story over at sportsmenslink.org that somehow got lost in the shuffle last fall. The National Park Service (NPS) has released a draft... Read more
It is a tremendous blessing to get tons of feedback here at Texas Fish and Game. Every year at this time as anglers begin to get out on their favorite lakes and bays across we get many questions on fishing technique, access, biology and other issues so this week... Read more