February 2018 Issue

January 25, 2018

THE WINTER DIET OF SPECKLED TROUT

In Winter, What DO Trout Eat, and What WILL They Eat? CATCHING BIG SPECKLED TROUT on local waters requires an entirely different approach than most of us are used to applying to our fishing. Big trout […]
January 25, 2018

TEXAS BOATING by Lenny Rudow

Man Overboard! OSING A PASSENGER over the side of your boat is one of those things we think will never happen to us. But if you run a boat long enough, you’ll see it happen. I’ve […]
January 25, 2018

STRANGE OPTIONS FOR SURF FISHING

Strange Options for Surf Fishing Surf fishing might seem like a strictly summer option but the fact is late winter and early spring provide some excellent fishing for some unusual species. In fact the fishing for […]
January 25, 2018

THINK SNOW

Outsmarting Snow Geese is Easier Said than Done I learned a huge lesson about snow geese while hunting with Will Beatty of Central Flyway Outfitters near Winnie in 1999. It was on the very first day the […]
January 25, 2018

TEXAS TACTICAL by Dustin Ellermann

The Overpopular Glock 19 ITHOUT A DOUBT, the Glock 19 is one of the most popular handguns for concealed carry and even duty use.  And after hearing countless trainers and gun shop owners say “just get a […]
January 25, 2018

BARE BONES HUNTING by Lou Marullo

Smart Use Of A Smart Phone ith Texas’s Main Hunting  seasons winding down it is time to review what works and what doesn’t. This past season a friend of mine found a unique way to integrate […]
January 25, 2018

SWIMMING WITH THE SPECKS

Swimsuits And Eel Imitations For Specks (&Reds) A great way to cover water and mimic what big trout are eating this time of year is is to use swimbaits. Swimbaits are essentially soft plastic crankbaits that […]
January 25, 2018

PLAY HOT STREAKS FOR BIG BASS

Unlike many states with only a few top-notch waterways to find trophy largemouth in abundance, Texas has lots of them—a whole lot of them in fact. The Toyota Sharelunker program, which seeks donations of live largemouths […]
January 25, 2018

HARBINGERS OF BIG TROUT

Big speckled trout are truly elusive fish. Although the Texas coast has a huge trout population and a healthy number of large fish, the habits of truly large trout are still mysterious in many ways. However, […]
January 25, 2018

INTO THE COLD BLUE WINTER

Winter Offshore Fishing Brings Hot Results FOR MANY TEXANS, their annual offshore fishing experience begins and ends with the brief federal red snapper season in the summer. However, with frosty conditions looming and many sportsmen hunting […]