Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

June 14, 2018

CCA Explains How Texans Got 82-Day Snapper Season

Red Snapper Breakthrough? Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) have agreed on what is the longest red snapper season in […]
June 14, 2018

Wardens Bust Coastal Bend Illegal Oyster Operations

Illegal Oyster Poaching A multi-agency law enforcement surge operation led by Texas game wardens has made a sizable dent in illegal commercial oyster harvest and possession […]
June 14, 2018
big speckled sea trout

Speckled Trout: Finding the Monsters

Monster Speckled Trout Do you want to find the real monster speckled trout? Not the one-pounders, not the two-pounders, but fish that weigh five, seven, or […]
June 12, 2018
yo-zuri topknot leader

Pink Fluorocarbon Leader: Does it Make a Difference?

Fluorocarbon Cool-But Pink? On a recent three-day fishing binge in Florida, I was introduced to Yo-Zuri TopKnot fluorocarbon leader. While we were fishing, however, I noticed […]
June 6, 2018
mercury outboards

News Flash: Mercury Marine Introduces New V6 and V8 Outboards!

If you’ve been paying attention to big happenings in the marine world lately, you probably heard about introductions like the new Suzuki Df350 outboard, and a […]
June 4, 2018

How To Surf Fish In Texas

Millions of Texans play along the Gulf beaches. The sand, waves, birds, and shells blend into a glorious place to play. It is also among the […]
May 30, 2018
snook fishing

Snook Tricks that Work

Texas isn’t exactly known for burgeoning snook populations, but in certain places at certain times it’s a great gamefish to pursue. If, that is, you know […]
May 28, 2018

Lane Snapper In the Bay? Gar In the Surf?

Recently a caller to my radio program asked what kind of snapper was pinkish colored and had a black dot halfway between pectoral and dorsal fins. […]
May 28, 2018

Tagged Redfish Released For STAR

STAR Tagged Redfish Sixty specially tagged redfish are being prepped as the STAR-ring attraction in the 29th Annual CCA Texas State of Texas Anglers’ Rodeo (STAR) […]
May 24, 2018

Gulf Shrimp Season Closed

Shrimp Season Closure The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both Texas and federal waters is closed until a still-to-be determined date in July. The […]
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