Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

July 11, 2018

Are Crappie The Smartest Fish?

Crappie Smart? 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 […]
December 22, 2016

The King..Troy King that is…

If you ever wanted to meet a guy who you felt you have known for 20 years after 20 minutes then Troy King is that guy. I first met Troy while working at a local wood […]
September 22, 2016
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Dept. of Wild: The Crappie Thump

Back in 2005, I had the amazing opportunity to dive with and hand feed “Splash”, the 121-pound blue catfish caught by angler Cody Mullenix on Lake Texoma. The fish was brought in alive and housed at […]
June 27, 2016

Crappie Magic

“Mr. Crappie” is the perfect nickname for Wally Marshall. Yes, he has his own line of top-selling crappie fishing videos, a television show and dozens of crappie-related fishing products to his name. The man lives, eats […]
May 26, 2016

Take the Plunge for Crappie (TFG Throwback – 1995)

Park the boat and try wading into hot spring crappie action by Allan Tarvid During the spring spawn when crappie are back in the shallow tangles, serious fishermen often tie up their boats and wade into areas that […]
April 28, 2016

F.L.E.X ability

5 Keys to Catching Trophy Crappie Program Developed by Chester Moore Four years ago, I developed a system for targeting big fish of any kind. It is called F.L.E.X. Fishing® and it involves a scientific, systematic approach […]
June 17, 2014

The Crappie Whisperers

Bob Hood The crappie spawn is over, so where did the crappie go after leaving their shallow nests? A handful of crappie fishing gurus know, and they aren’t bashful about sharing their knowledge about crappie tactics […]
October 1, 2013

Racing stripe crappie? (video)

Ever seen one of these?
September 16, 2013

Crappie and cold fronts (video)

Chester Moore talks about the soft bite of crappie on cold fronts and how to avoid getting skunked.
May 20, 2013

Tuesday Tip: Thermocline and Crappie

During summer, the crappie there stage in the deep, cool thermocline of these creeks and then leave to go feeding on shad which is their number one prey item. Anglers should also be mindful that when […]
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