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March 23, 2017

Podcast: SPECIAL EDITION: The Bassmaster Classic Comes to Texas with Guests Alton Jones and Alton Jones Jr.

Click on the Play button below to listen to podcast but be sure to give it a few seconds as there is sometimes a delay in the time it takes the podcast player to catch up […]
March 2, 2017

SIGHT FISHING- Watching the Magic

Sight fishing is one of the most exciting ways to catch spring time spawning bass.  It can also be the most frustrating as well.  Just because you can see a bass on the bed, doesn’t mean […]
February 24, 2017

Biologists Confirm Genetics of First ShareLunker Offspring Entered into Program

In March 2006, angler Edward Reid pulled a staggering 14.48-pound largemouth bass from the depths of Lake Conroe near Houston. On Feb. 10, nearly 11 years later and more than 234 miles away, angler Ryder Wicker […]
February 9, 2017

Cold Weather = Hot Bass Fishing on Texas Power Plant Lakes Part 2

Ok, in my last blog I tried to explain the differences of power plant lakes and your typical Texas reservoirs we usually fish.  I hope you looked into some of the lakes that I had listed […]
December 1, 2016

Public Fishing Access Areas Open Friday on Guadalupe River

AUSTIN—The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has signed temporary lease agreements with four Guadalupe River property owners to expand public access to the trout fishery downstream of Canyon Lake. Public fishing access will be available […]
December 1, 2016

‘Tis the Season for Rainbow Trout Fishing in Texas

TPWD Winter Stocking Effort Underway at over 100 Sites AUSTIN – These stockings won’t be found hanging by the chimney, but they’ll still bring plenty of joy this winter to boys and girls of all ages. […]
November 16, 2016

Habitat Improvement Projects Building Better Fishing on Brazos River Basin Reservoirs

Collaborative Effort Bolsters Lake Granbury, Possum Kingdom and Proctor AUSTIN — Thanks to collaboration between the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), Brazos River Authority (BRA) and other supporters and volunteers, new habitat enhancements designed to […]
November 7, 2016

Stream Map USA: A Texas Tested Review

In boating, fishing, hunting, and bowfishing, we use many different apps for river and lake navigation. I depended my iPhone’s map system for many years for this type of navigation until I discovered Stream Map USA. […]
October 14, 2016
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Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

ATHENS, Texas — Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through Dec. 31 for induction into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. The nominee must […]
October 11, 2016

Tips for Catching Fall Bass

Roger Bacon knows Texas bass fishing. The longtime Sam Rayburn guide has spent many years not only guiding clients but fishing a variety of highly competitive tournament circuits. In this video Roger shares strategies for catching […]
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