Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

August 6, 2012

Brushpile Bass

Fishing guide Roger Bacon turned me onto some outstanding brush fishing for bass by accident back in the summer of 2000. “Bass love brushpiles,” Bacon said. […]
February 21, 2012

Crappie: Texas’ smartest fish?

Are crappie the smartest fish we deal with in Texas on a regular basis? In my opinion the answer is “no” but they are certainly near […]
September 25, 2011

Video: Safely release deep hooked crappie

Crappie fishing typically involves catching numerous undersized fish to bring home enough for the frying pan. Hooking the fish deep in the throat can be a […]
September 22, 2011

Shades and fishing (video)

TF&G Exec. Editor Chester Moore and guide Roger Bacon talk about the importance of using polarized shades while fishing and duck hunting on a hot, windy […]
September 15, 2011

Thump and wait and wait and wait crappie (video)

I just got back from a great crappie fishing trip on Sam Rayburn reservoir with my good friend and guide Roger Bacon. We experienced some interesting […]
June 20, 2011

Are crappie the smartest fish?

Are crappie the smartest fish we deal with in Texas on a regular basis? In my opinion the answer is “no” but they are certainly near […]
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