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 […]
March 21, 2012

Biggest obstacle to fishing?

What is the biggest obstacle to fishing for you? What is the one thing that keeps you from fishing or makes it difficult? Finance? Access? Distance from fishable water? Please share           […]
February 9, 2012

Pink Dolphin (video)

Sometimes the best thing about fishing are the cool creatures you see on the water. Check this one out.
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 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 […]