Texas Fish & Game

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October 10, 2016

Fishing Coastal Bayous Productive in Early Fall

Coastal bayous are a productive location for redfish, speckled trout and flounder during the early fall period but they require study. Whether you are fishing for flounder, redfish, or trout, the first thing to look for […]
October 6, 2016

Costa Features New Sunrise Lens at Bass Event on Sam Rayburn

In our industry, it is fairly common to come across new gear that claims to revolutionize how we participate in our favorite outdoor activity.  This seems to be an even more common occurrence when it comes […]
October 4, 2016

SWIMBAITS- The Ultimate Imitator

There are few baits that look as realistic as swimbaits. We often hear talk of what a jig, worm, beaver, or brush hog looks like to a fish and who really knows. But, we all know […]
September 29, 2016

Texas Forecast Piney Woods – Caddo Lake: Jackson’s Arm and Alligator Bayou

Location: Caddo Lake Hotspot: Jackson’s Arm and Alligator Bayou GPS:    N 32 43.1699, W94 5.4359 (32.7195, -94.0906) Species: Largemouth Bass Best Baits: Chatterbaits, spinnerbaits and swimbaits Contact: Caddo Lake Guide Service/Paul Keith 318-455-3437 [email protected] www.caddolakefishing.com Tips: […]
September 28, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Big Bass!

I caught these two beautiful bass back to back in the Bastrop area. They put up a good fight brought them in on natural bait. Catch and release! ☺
September 28, 2016

Carolina Rig: The Do Nothing Fish Finder

Story and photos by Shane Smith Ok, let’s go ahead and call it what it is.  The Carolina Rig is an extremely effective way to find and catch bass anywhere in the country.   However, it is […]
September 27, 2016

Texas Hotshots – First big bass

Took my six year old son fishing at River Acre park in New Braunfels. He was very excited when he caught this big bass. Wish I had measured and weighed the bass but was not expecting […]
September 27, 2016
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Toyota ShareLunker Bass Season Begins Oct 1

TPWD implementing program changes to optimize spawning success AUSTIN – For over 30 years, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Toyota ShareLunker Program has created awareness of the value of catch-and-release fishing, provided 13 pounds […]
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 […]
September 21, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Just fishin’

This is a picture of my great nephew Jackson fishing on Lake LBJ. No catch that day…… just this pic!
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