Texas Fish & Game

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June 25, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Sabine – July 2018

Take Advantage of July Conditions ‘M NOT QUITE SURE how it happened so fast, but somehow or another we’ve already made it past the halfway point of 2018. July has snuck up on us, and in case […]
June 25, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Galveston – July 2018

‘Hot’ Fishing Centers Around July N THE SOUTHERN COAST OF TEXAS —which for my purposes includes Galveston and Freeport where land ends and the Gulf of Mexico begins—July is usually the “middle” of the summer season. […]
June 25, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Matagorda – July 2018

Matagorda Offshore, in the Bay, and in the Surf ALLELUJA! We finally have a real red snapper season in federal waters, more than nine nautical miles offshore. Back in 2005, I fished for red snappers at the […]
June 25, 2018

COASTAL FOCUS: Upper Mid Coast – July 2018

Fishing the Signs, Not the Spot T’S HALF-PAST SIX in the morning, and you’re already behind schedule. You’re just idling-up to your first choice of a wading spot for the day, but you should’ve already been in […]
June 25, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Rockport – July 2018

Non-Zero Sum HESE COMMENTS AND MANY MORE are just a sampling of real life conversations I have been a part of the past several months. “The phone is just not ringing like it has this time of […]
June 25, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Aransas to Corpus – July 2018

Tried, True Popping Cork HE POPPING CORK/SHRIMP COMBO is undoubtedly the most used technique along the coast to catch speckled trout. Why? Because it features one of the specks’ favorite foods, and it’s easy to use for […]
June 25, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Baffin Bay – July 2018

In the Clear LORIOUS CLEAR WATER has enveloped Baffin Bay and all of its finger bays, such as the Cayo del Grullo and Alazan Bay. This gives all anglers a unique look into why this place is […]
June 25, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Lower Coast – July 2018

Rock On OMETIMES, YOU JUST DON’T want to go through the expenditure and trouble of getting your boat on the water. Rising gas prices, monstrous traffic, and the trouble finding parking on a crowded boat ramp parking […]
June 25, 2018

HOTSPOTS: Saltwater – July 2018

UPPER TEXAS COAST LOCATION: Sabine Lake HOTSPOT: Stewt’s Island GPS: N 29 58.159, W 93 50.782 (29.9693, -93.8464) SPECIES: Shark, Tarpon BEST BAITS: Shad CONTACT: Capt. Mike Williams 713-256-9260 www.galvestonsharkfishing.com TIPS: “When you think of sharks, […]
June 25, 2018

HOTSPOTS: Freshwater – July 2018

PINEY WOODS LOCATION: Lake Fork HOTSPOT: Main Lake Deep Water Points and Humps GPS: N 32 54.804, W 95 38.322 (32.9134, -95.6387) SPECIES: Largemouth Bass BEST BAITS: “Top water frog lures, football head jigs (Vicktory Jig […]
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