Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

July 25, 2012

Chumming for bank fishermen

Most anglers associate chumming with offshore fishing, but it can do wonders for land-bound anglers. By simply taking a fish basket or a commercially sold chum bag, tying it off to something on the bank, and […]
April 25, 2012

Bigger (live) bait equals bigger bass!

A couple of years ago my wife Lisa and I took our friends Rion and Cythia Carlos fishing. Well, things were slow on the saltwater front so we ended up heading back and taking them fishing […]
February 15, 2012

Tip for swimbaits (photo)

Swimbaits are great for catching bass but actually one of my favorite methods for them has nothing to do with swimming. Try sight casting them to bass and let them flutter down to the fish. If […]
November 29, 2011

Change your fishing perspective

I firmly believe anglers who want to go to the next level should purposely change their perspectives. What this means is getting out of the comfort zone and looking at fish in a different light. If […]
October 24, 2011

Big trout are down low

It is easy to catch speckled trout during the fall when the fish are gorging themselves on shrimps under flocks of gulls. Catching big trout in the fall be a challenge. If you can discipline yourself […]
October 18, 2011

Follow the shad (photo)

Whether you are freshwater or saltwater fishing shad (or their cousins the menhaden) are a crucial part of the successful pursuit of game fish. Everything from largemouth bass to flounder eat them so you need to […]
September 1, 2011

Spoonbill catfish? (video)

Ever heard of a “spoonbill” catfish? Well, if you haven’t that is probably because there really is no such variety of catfish. However, there is another fish that is often called a spoonbill catfish: the paddlefish. […]
August 19, 2011

How “smart” are bream?

We think of bream as being super easy to catch because they congregate in such large numbers but are their “smart” bream? The bigger breeders with the best genetics of all fish in my opinion are […]
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