Texas Fish & Game

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June 18, 2014

The Outer Limits – Fishing Beyond the Third Bar

Calixto Gonzales The weather was gorgeous on that June morning in 2005, and the surf was calm. I stood on the South Brazos Santiago Jetty at the juncture where water meets the beach and was having […]
May 21, 2014

Sand and Teeth: Catching Sharks from Shore

Calixto Gonzales The three old men were a fixture on the South Brazos Santiago jetties. They had an old red oilskin tarp set up as a sort of lean-to for shade, a banged up Coleman camp […]
May 7, 2014

‘Hoo Do You Love? Why You Relax and Embrace the Ballyhoo over Ballyhoo

Calixto Gonzales Conditions were not what you’d call fisherman-friendly.  The wind was blowing straight south at a steady 25 knots with gusts pushing 35.  Foam lines streaked the water of Lower Laguna Madre, which looked like […]
April 1, 2014

Oh, You Didn’t Know?

Calixto Gonzales One really neat thing about moving from teaching high school to middle school is how much the students marvel at the little bits of arcane information I sometimes spring on them.  I can pass […]
March 26, 2014

Deal With It

Calixto Gonzales Something that I had to learn early on was that there are some realities that are immutable, and the sooner I learned to accept them, the easier it was to get on with the […]
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