Texas Fish & Game

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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 many years. Under the Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) program, recreational […]
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 along the coastal bend this season, netting more than 300 […]
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 even 10 pounds? Of course you do! On a recent […]
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 something a bit odd: the fluoro was pink. Now, everything […]
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 number of new outboards introduced by Yamaha, but the latest big […]
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 most bountiful surf fishing waters in the world. Forget your […]
June 2, 2018

CUDA Fishing Glove Series

Cuda has one of the most inclusive lines of strong and proven fishing tools available.  Now, they’ve added one more piece of essential gear to their current product offering: fishing gloves. Designed to meet the needs […]
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 how to get ’em. Because snook are one of those […]
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. The answer was a lane snapper. These are a fairly […]
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) sponsored by the Texas Ford Dealers, Tilson Home Corporation and […]
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