Texas Fish & Game

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June 19, 2024

Gulf Council To Meet In Houston Next Week

A note from CCA Texas Advocacy Director Shane Bonnot: We would like to let our CCA Texas members know about, and encourage to attend, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) Meeting. It will take […]
June 18, 2024

Avoiding Rogue Waves, Rip Currents And Other Coastal Dangers

Fishing along the Texas Coast is one of the most exciting and rewarding thing an angler can do. The biodiversity of sporting species gives anglers ample opportunities to score on big fish ranging from redfish to […]
June 18, 2024

Don’t Forget Black Drum This Summer

Black drum are an overlooked species in the STAR tournament. Tagged reds grab the headlines and many focus on kids with sheepshead and gafftop but black drum are just as much an important part of the […]
June 18, 2024

Obscure Facts And Tips For Trophy Trout

A few years ago I introduced the F.L.E.X. Fishing system, a dedicated plan to catching big fish of any species. F.L.E.X. stands for Focus-Learn-Eleminate-Experience and it has revolutionized my personal fishing. I am working on a […]
June 17, 2024

Enjoy Fried Stingray with Garlic and Lemon

Fried Stingray with Garlic and Lemon Ingredients: For the Stingray: 1 large stingray wing (approximately 2 lbs) Salt and pepper to taste 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup cornmeal 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk Vegetable oil […]
June 13, 2024

Another NOAA Red Snapper Failure

In case you think snapper access is bad in Gulf waters check this out. NOAA Fisheries just announced they are unable to manage success: Despite a biomass of South Atlantic red snapper greater than any time […]
June 12, 2024

A Look At Texas Record Catches For Top Salt & Freshwater Species

Have you ever wondered if we will ever have new records for the most sought-after species? Record fish are of course elusive. Records don’t change every year or as you’re about to see every decade. At […]
June 11, 2024

Three Tips For Big Summer Snapper

Catching snapper in the Gulf of Mexico is not the most challenging prospect. Pull up to an oil rig, sink some squid and chances are you will get hit. Catching big red snapper, however, can be […]
June 11, 2024

Cranking For STAR Reds

Crankbaits are an overlooked tool in the arsenal of an angler’s pursuit of redfish. Anglers focusing on the tagged redfish division of STAR might consider using crankbaits as they are not only highly effective but allow […]
June 5, 2024

Mahi on the Menu

You want to catch a big ‘ol mahi-mahi and grill up some steaks for dinner? Of course you do – who wouldn’t?! Fortunately, most of the time mahi are relatively cooperative fish that are willing to […]