Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

June 2, 2016

Fishing action is always good at the piers

The question that was posted on recent fishing forum asking fellow saltwater anglers what their favorite fishing piers are along the Texas coast. In Corpus Christi Bob Hall and Red Dot were listed as good piers, […]
May 24, 2016

Offshore Oasis (TFG Throwback – 1995)

Offshore grasslines bring out a smorgasbord of surface fishing action by Larry Bozka You’d have thought someone had plugged the fish’s tail into a 220 socket. The bull dorado stopped, angrily puffed its gills and, anticipating […]
May 18, 2016

Kings of the Sabine Bank (TFG Throwback – 1995)

The Sabine Bank is a 40-mile stretch of prime summertime kingfishing habitat by Robert Sloan Twelve miles off the Sabine Jetties, Ron Jaap and I were completely mesmerized with a giant ling that kept surfacing beside […]
May 17, 2016
Catching Spring Redfish

Catching Spring Reds

There are more redfish in Texas bay systems than there have been in more than 30 years. In fact, some areas are so thick with reds, anglers have a hard time catching legal-sized fish. No, I […]
May 12, 2016

Strange Fun on a Boat: Trot-Line for Crabs

We fish, we hunt, and maybe we just go for a swim now and again – however you may use your boat, the bottom line is that it should be fun. Last weekend I tried something […]
May 10, 2016

Proposed Port Mansfield Fishing Pier in the Works

Possible new 630 foot fishing pier for Port Mansfield Last month, a storm damaged the old pier at Fred Stone Park, where local anglers have boasted some of the best redfish, flounder and trout fishing on […]
May 9, 2016

Gulf Shrimp Season Closing May 15

The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both Texas and federal waters will close 30 minutes after sunset Sunday, May 15, until a still-to-be determined time in July. The closing date is based on samples […]
May 9, 2016
Shark

Season of the Sharks (TFG Throwback – 1995)

Warm temperatures beckon a wide variety of sharks into close, personal contact with Texas anglers. by Larry Bozka What does a Texas angler get when he or she mixes equal parts of fascination, fear, and fun? […]
May 2, 2016
Trout Basics

The Basics of Trout Fishing

Tips for Catching the Most Commonly Pursued Species on the Gulf Coast Speckled trout are the largemouth bass of saltwater. Not only are they the most commonly pursued species along the Gulf Coast, they also inspire the […]
April 29, 2016

Trout X Files

The Truth About Catching Trophy Fish is Out There… story by Chester Moore Despite being the most sought-after species on the Texas coast, many of the facts about the lives of speckled trout and the tactics that […]
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