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July 10, 2011

Catfish really bite on rainy days

We haven’t had much here where I live in Southeast Texas lately but a couple of weeks ago we had two days of solid rain. Once I saw the ditch across the street filling up I […]
July 5, 2011

Deadly gear for BIG trout (photos)

A few years ago, my friend Mark Davis (host of Big Water Adventures on the Outdoors Channel) introduced me to a deadly technique for catching big trout. It works any time but it works incredibly well […]
July 1, 2011

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June 20, 2011

Bull Reds and Dolphins

Savvy offshore anglers know when dolphins (and sharks) are thick around rigs and wrecks the snapper hold tight to the structure and will not bite. I have found the opposite to be true around jetty systems […]
June 20, 2011

Topwater/plastic combo for MONSTER trout

Witnessing the blowup of a big sow speck can be the most impressive or underwhelming thing an angler can witness. Sometimes they strike with such vigor they force the lure into the air causing the heart […]
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 the top of the list. In fact, the researchers at […]
June 20, 2011

Want big mackerel? Try the fluttering spoon

While conducting tests for my F.L.E.X. Fishing (TM) system, last summer I came across a method that is killer for catching BIG Spanish mackerel. It’s called the “fluttering spoon”. When using spoons around jetties and rigs, […]
June 20, 2011

Topwaters: The best blowups aren’t

Many of the largest specimens of speckled trout, largemouth bass and recently redfish caught on topwaters exhibit no blowup. They just suck the lure right under. I have caught really nice specks using plugs like the […]
June 20, 2011

Weightless lizards deadly for largemouths (photo)

I have caught more big bass over the last two years than I have caught in my previous 35 years. No kidding. Most of that has to do with the fact I am focusing on them […]
June 20, 2011

Big bass and creature baits

Anglers wanting to catch big fish should always have a rod and reel and at least a small tackle box in their vehicles. You never know when an opportunity will present itself. I went out today […]
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