Texas Fish & Game

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September 8, 2016

Adventures in Aluminum – Big Action in Small Boats

Tarpon, Shark and Other Big Game Action within Safe Reach of Small Boats. It was a sight I will never forget. My cousin Frank Moore and I […]
September 5, 2016

Trout Vomit and Other Myths on Migration

The regional management plan of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission (GSMFC) sheds light on an often-misunderstood part of speckled trout behavior: feeding. It shows that […]
August 29, 2016
swimbaits

Go For a Swim – Why Swimbaits Succeed

Swimbaits succeed because they mimic natural baitfish. My friend had no clue how to fish properly, but he owned the boat, so I couldn’t say much about how […]
August 10, 2016

Cranked Up Reds

Yanking Cranky Redfish from Thick Cover For decades, bass anglers won countless events on crankbaits because these wobbly, lipped creations mimic baitfish in appearance and action. […]
August 2, 2016
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Spinning Reel Basics: Preventing Line Twist

Most of the seasoned saltwater pros recommend either braid or fluorocarbon with a line test between 8 to 12 pounds. Additional tips to help in line […]
July 28, 2016

South Texas fishing update …

All of the guides and anglers are recommending getting an early start to beat the heat. JamesSanchez recommends trying Oso Bay for trout in knee to […]
July 27, 2016

Louisiana Tidal Water – Public or Private, Fishable or Keep Out

South Louisiana anglers are watching as the tidal waters are becoming off-limits to common folk, thanks to complicated Louisiana laws that allow landowners to claim tidal […]
July 27, 2016

Early results from the POCO BUENO

Captain Kirk Elliott and the crew of the Reel Bounty reeled in two blue marlin to open the first day of the offshore division of the […]
July 21, 2016

The Flounder are Thick …

The big sow trout of the Lower Laguna Madre has pretty much run the course, but Capt. Joel Ramos says there are still some big trout […]
July 20, 2016

Third Court of Appeals in Austin has ruled …

Third Court of Appeals in Austin says Chambers County Commissioners have overstepped its authority In 2014 a couple of politically connected oyster fishermen in Chambers County […]
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