Texas Fish & Game

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May 8, 2012

Carolina Rig/Faux Shrimp (video)

One of the most infrequently used yet highly effective lure setups for specks, reds and flounder is a soft plastic shrimp on a Carolina rig. Check out this quick video clip to see the incredible action […]
May 6, 2012

Spincast reels for flounder (video)

I get lots of questions from novice anglers about using spincast (think Zebco) reels for flounder fishing. The following video addresses the advantages and disadvantages. Chester Moore
April 30, 2012

Remember Orlando Wilson? (video)

Does anyone remember Orlando Wilson? Growing up you had the Big 3 anglers (Dance, Houston, Martin) and then you had Orlando Wilson. He was known for his fun-loving attitude and for catching lots of bass. I […]
April 12, 2012

Are Crappie Texas’ smartest fish?

Crappie Brains Are crappie the smartest fish we deal with in Texas on a regular basis? In my opinion the answer is “no” but they are certainly near the top of the list. In fact, the […]
April 11, 2012

Gonzo for Grinnel!

The April edition of TF&G features a story I wrote called Never Grin at a Grinnel. I love catching big, tough grinnel and right now is a great time to catch them in East Texas. As […]
April 9, 2012

Best fishing advice?

What is the best fishing advice you have ever received or that you can share with others? I posed this question to four-time Bassmaster Classic Champion Rick Clunn once and his answer resonated in a big […]
April 4, 2012

Catch Spanish Mackerel!

The Spanish mackerel have arrived at the jetty systems along the Texas coast. Last week my father and I had an amazing trip catching many mackerel on the Texas and Louisiana side of the Sabine Jetties. […]
April 2, 2012

No fishing zones in Texas?

Did you know that between Sabine Lake and the Aransas Bay complex there are more than 200,000 acres of no fishing zones? Yes, I am talking about federally enforced no fishing zones. The Sabine National Wildlife […]
March 28, 2012

Trout around docks?

Do you catch many trout around docks, riprap and boat launches? I have done well at night with lights attracting trout to docks but have put little effort toward these areas otherwise. What are your experiences? […]
March 26, 2012

No Fishing Zones (Another spot bites the dust)

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about no fishing zones and the reality of the situation we are looking. While doing some research I found this story over at sportsmenslink.org that somehow got lost in […]
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