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April 13, 2022

Catfish Stockings Coming To Neighborhoods

Springtime and catfish angling are back at Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) Neighborhood Fishin’ Lakes across the state. The program provides friends and families the opportunity to participate in the Texas traditions of outdoor recreation and reeling in […]
April 21, 2021

Catfish Stockings Coming To Neighborhoods

Spring is in the air and with that comes one of Texas’ best spring traditions, angling for catfish. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Neighborhood Fishin’ program enables friends and families to stay close to home, […]
March 30, 2021

TPWD Makes Major Catfish Reg Changes

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted multiple changes to the freshwater fishing regulations for the upcoming 2021-2022 season at the meeting held virtually March 25. Changes to length and bag limits for blue and channel […]
August 13, 2020

Is TPWD Changing Catfish Regs?

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is requesting feedback from the public on a new suite of potential harvest regulation options for blue and channel catfish. The goal is to obtain input from anglers on […]
June 11, 2020

Conroe Catfish Close To A Guarantee

There are no guarantees in fishing. But if there is anything that is close to a guarantee, it is catching catfish on Lake Conroe. According to Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) officials, channel catfish are […]
May 28, 2020

TPWD Changes Freshwater Regs

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted multiple changes to the freshwater fishing regulations for the upcoming 2020-2021 season at the meeting held virtually May 21. Modifications include length limits and harvest regulations at some waterbodies […]
April 28, 2020

Social Distancing While Fishing

Good news, people – fishing is an ideal social distancing activity! Don’t forget, most fishing rods are around six feet in length so if you can make a side-armed cast without whacking anyone in the head, […]
February 13, 2019

Podcast: Winter Catfish Adventures: Using Old School and Modern Fishing Tactics with Guest Jeff Stewart

On this episode, host Dustin Warncke is joined again by Jeff “Cryptohulk” Stewart. The two talk about fishing for catfish during the winter months and some great memories of catfishing many years ago in their youth. […]
December 27, 2018

Catching Winter Coastal Catfish

A couple of years ago, I wrote a story about catching catfish in winter on the Gulf Coast. The problem was that year we did not have much of a winter. It was more like an […]
October 10, 2018

Podcast: Fall Largemouth Bass Strategies, Catfish Tactics, Striped Bass Fishing and More with Guest Matt Williams

On this episode, Dustin sits down with Matt Williams, TF&G columnist and freshwater fishing expert. We talk about the fall and winter fishing season, the big shake-up between Bassmaster and Major League Fishing and pro-bass anglers, […]