Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

November 17, 2016

The Trout Migrated Out for the Winter-Maybe Not!?

Speckled trout on the Upper Coast of Texas migrate out of the bays for the winter. They leave after the first big cold front so this […]
October 17, 2016

Tips for Fall Specks and Reds

The recent heatwave has impacted fishing along the Texas Coast. It has not shaken things up dramatically but it has changed a few things and if […]
October 3, 2016

School Trout in Sabine Lake

Capt. Bill Watkins (www.fishsabinelake.com) reports that Sabine Lake have mostly the smaller school trout in the lake, 12-16 inch fish. There is a little bit of […]
September 14, 2016

Tactic for Catching Big Trout Under the Birds

Fall is not peak time for big trout. In fact in many areas, the truly big fish seemingly disappear. The most popular fall tactic is catching […]
September 7, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Good day in Port O’Connor

Full limit of trout in Port O’Connor, Texas.
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 […]
July 21, 2016

The Flounder are Thick …

The big sow trout of the Lower Laguna Madre has pretty much run the course, but Capt. Joel Ramos says there are still some big trout […]
July 11, 2016

Live Baits for Trout

When All ElseFails (and even when it doesn’t) Live bait is the most effective means of catching speckled trout. This is not true in every scenario, but […]
May 27, 2016

Covert Trout Tactics

F.L.E.X. Fishing System for Catching Big Specks Several years ago, I introduced the F.L.E.X. Fishing system, a dedicated plan for catching big fish of any species. F.L.E.X. stands […]
May 2, 2016
Trout Basics

The Basics of Trout Fishing

Tips for Catching the Most Commonly Pursued Species on the Gulf Coast Speckled trout are the largemouth bass of saltwater. Not only are they the most commonly […]
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