Texas Fish & Game

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May 25, 2017

Finally Won a Boat

The Legend of Lake Fork bass tournament was last weekend May 19-21.  I have fished this event for the last 9 years and this year I finally won a boat!! If you have fished many tournaments […]
May 18, 2017

Points – More than meets the eye

Just about every magazine article, blog or TV show will mention points at some time or another.  Points are in every body of water that you fish.  They may be long tapering points, or very small […]
May 11, 2017

Glide Baits – Killing um Softly

Every few years we have a “hot bait” phenomenon to come on the bass scene.  It was a zoom brush hog, then a reactions innovations sweet beaver, then West Coast swimbaits, then chatterbaits and now it […]
May 4, 2017

Fishing the Shad Spawn

For those of us that followed the Bassmaster Classic a few weeks back at Lake Conroe, we saw several pros do quite well fishing the shad spawn.  We saw Edwin Evers targeting sea walls, throwing a […]
March 30, 2017

Texas Hotshots – First Fish!!!!

Our granddaughter, Ellie, was visiting us for spring break and Papa Joe bought Ellie her very own fishing pole and took her to the pond we have at the back of our property. This was her […]
March 23, 2017

The Wacky Rig – A Must Have

I fell in love with the wacky rig many years back, as I was experimenting with different presentations and trying to catch some highly pressured bass.  What I found out is the wacky rig will flat […]
March 15, 2017

ChatterBait – The 4 Wheel Drive Lure

The Chatterbait came onto the bass fishing scene around 2004 and has never looked back.  There were a lot of skeptics who thought this would be another “helicopter lure” or “banjo minnow” type bait.  I was […]
February 24, 2017

Three Leased Public Fishing Access Areas Open for White Bass Anglers

White bass are one of Texas’ most sought after game fish, especially when they make their annual spring spawning migration into rivers above reservoirs. Now that those fish are on the move, the Texas Parks and […]
February 16, 2017

HOG Time Top 5 Baits

In my last blog we went over where to look for Big S-w-o-l-l-e-n Sow Belly Largemouth Bass.  Now we are going to go over my personal favorite 5 baits to catch them.  Note that I said […]
February 9, 2017

February is HOG Time

If you are looking for a new personal best bucket mouth bass, February is prime time to catch a genuine HOG.  In most parts of Texas February means pre-spawn and the big girls will be at […]
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