Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

November 8, 2017

State considering major bass regulation changes

After nearly a year of reviewing special largemouth bass regulations in place across the state, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department inland fisheries management staff are considering changes to simplify regulations at 18 public lakes. Inland Fisheries […]
July 29, 2017

Punch the “Hay” for Hidden Lunkers

It is all about available cover. Large Texas reservoirs have many coves, fingers and shorelines and in any given area the best cover will be the area that draws in the bass, particular during the late […]
July 27, 2017

Shallow Bass in the Summer Heat

I know what you are already thinking…..Shane you are an offshore deep structure guy.  I love to fish deep offshore structure in the summer, this is very true.  However, the shallows are teeming with shad, bluegill, […]
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July 13, 2017

MEGA Worms for Summer Slawnch Bass

In case you haven’t been outside lately, the heat and humidity are unbelievable in Northeast Texas.  The water temps are in the high 80’s- low 90’s and it is not going to get any cooler for […]
July 6, 2017

Backing Line on your Baitcasting Reels

I recently fished a weekend tournament with some guys that I duck hunt with, but have not fished with at all.  It is always neat to see how other people from other states rig their gear.  […]
June 29, 2017

Schooling Bass – Part 2

Last week we went over the ins and outs of schooling bass behavior and pursuing them. Now, we are going to dive head first into my favorite ways to catch them.  Some of my methods are […]
June 22, 2017

Schooling Bass – Part 1

As summer rocks on, you will start to see more and more schooling activity on just about any lake or reservoir in Texas.  For the most part, bass fisherman don’t get to see much feeding action, […]
June 15, 2017

8 Tips to Keep Your Fish Alive This Summer

It is mid to late June in Texas, and the temps are in the high 80’s to mid 90’s depending on where you live in the state. That means the water is warming and it is […]
June 8, 2017

Hydrowave: Smoke & Mirrors or The Real Deal?

It seems that every few years something busts onto the bass fishing stage that is loved and hated by fisherman.  The Hydrowave was and is just that, loved and hated.  I know the Hydrowave has been […]
May 30, 2017

Alton Jones Classic Bass Fishing Tournament

The Alton Jones Classic Bass Tournament is scheduled on June 17th, 2017 and will be taking place on Lake Waco at the Twin Bridges boat ramp. You can learn more about this event here or even register […]