Texas Fish & Game

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September 30, 2020

Artificial Reefs Boost Fishing Opportunities

Artificial reef sites boost fishing opportunities for everyone. That’s one of the reasons why the TPWD has a public reefing program, which allows citizens, organizations, and corporations to deploy reef materials under TPWD guidance. I recently […]
December 12, 2018

New Artificial Reef Placed Off Texas Coast

The first phase of construction on Texas’ newest artificial reef concluded this week when a barge load of giant granite blocks and other concrete materials joined a sunken barge at the HI20 site off Sabine. The […]
July 5, 2018

Reef Fishing: Should You Anchor, or Drift?

Whether to drift or to anchor is a never-ending debate among reef fishermen, but just about everyone will agree that in certain circumstances one tactic or the other may be necessary. Unless a stiff breeze makes […]
March 13, 2014

Comment sought on Galveston artificial reef proposal

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is proposing to create a new 160 acre public artificial reef site south of the Galveston Jetties. The proposed site is six and a half miles from the shoreline in […]