Texas Fish & Game

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May 4, 2023

A Look At Spring Glide Bait Fishing

Now that old man winter has lost his grip on us here in the south and we are seeing some slight green leaves on the trees, that can only mean 1 thing- the spawn is in […]
May 3, 2023

How To Catch And Release Aligator Garfish

Alligator gar hold a special place in Texans’ hearts as the largest and longest-living freshwater species in the state. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) works to ensure healthy populations remain in Texas for future […]
April 25, 2023

18 Mega Bass Entered In Sharelunker Program

The 2023 Toyota ShareLunker program delivered an exciting collection season for the third year in a row. Anglers contributed 18 Legacy Class ShareLunkers from four different lakes across the state, but the spotlight shined brightest on O.H. Ivie […]
April 19, 2023

Chasing Mega Bass On The Fly

When I saw the 10-weight fly rods, I commented that it looked as if we were headed to Florida to fish for permit. ‘”Nope, that’s what we’re bass fishing with today,” said Capt. Steve Stubbe of […]
April 10, 2023

Fishing Guide for Beginners

Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/PTWiAcYnkWw Hectic daily schedules limit people from spending time outdoors and relaxing in nature; an average American spends 90% of their time indoors. However, people want to break free from this lifestyle and adopt outdoor […]
April 1, 2023

7 Ways To Increase Your Chances Of Catching A Fish

Fishing isn’t just a livelihood, but it’s also a favorite pastime and a sport. A fishing trip could be just what you need to relax, spend time in nature, and use your new fishing equipment. But […]
March 29, 2023

Unique Lures Are Designed To Fool Big Bass

Gape-Width Factor That’s a term sometimes used by fisheries researchers to describe the only limitation to a largemouth bass’s eating habits. In other words, they can and often do eat any living thing they can fit […]
March 29, 2023

TPWD Adopts Many New Freshwater Regs

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted multiple changes to the freshwater fishing regulations for the upcoming 2023–24 season at the March 23 meeting. The freshwater fishing regulation changes focus on simplifying and clarifying fishing-related rules […]
March 29, 2023

Understanding Fly Line Weight

From the rod to the fly and everywhere in between, there are several components to a fly fishing outfit ‒ and the weight of your fly line is one of them. Fly line weight matters because […]
March 21, 2023

O.H. Ivie Sets New Sharelunker Standard

O.H. Ivie reached another milestone on Saturday with its 13th Legacy Class fish of the 2023 Toyota ShareLunker collection season. Lee Beuershausen of Marble Falls reeled in 13.34-pound ShareLunker 648 to set a new collection season record of […]