Texas Fish & Game

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August 21, 2018

Summer Time Froggin’ Pt. 2

Summer is slowly drawing to a close and the heat will hopefully be letting up soon.  The frog bite however will still be in full swing.  The lily pads, hydrilla, duck weed and coontail have all […]
July 5, 2018

Largemouth Bass And the Gape Width Factor

The bream never saw it coming. Guarding its bed, the hand-sized fish swam in circles until a flash of green, black and white burst onto the shallows. Engulfing the bream with one strike and pushing a foot high […]
May 28, 2018

Bass Fishing: It’s Crankbait Time

The bass spawn in Texas is officially over and the fish are more than likely in a post spawn-summer time transition.  There are many ways you can target bass this time of year, but one of […]
May 24, 2018

Big Vs. Small: Which Baits For Summer Bass?

Summer Bass Summer is in full swing in Texas and sometimes the bass simply won’t cooperate.  Most bass fisherman will fall into one of two categories- Big Baits or Little Baits for these picky summer bass. […]
May 8, 2018

Topwater Tips for Post Spawn

I have yet to meet a bass angler that doesn’t love the sight and sound of a largemouth bass engulfing a topwater lure.  It is like watching a great white shark crush a seal during shark […]
April 10, 2018

Sam Rayburn Produces “Legacy Class Sharelunker”

Sharelunker Sam Rayburn Reservoir produced the final Toyota Sharelunker Legacy Class largemouth bass entry with just hours left in the 2018 donation season March 31.  Angler Stacy Spriggs of Huntsville caught the 13.06 pound, 27 inch […]
March 29, 2018

Lake Fork, Sharelunker Secrets and Hot Bass Streaks

The Toyota Sharelunker season is in full swing and that is when state officials accept donations of bass weighing 13 pounds or more. Some 65 public water bodies have produced Sharelunker fish and yes lakes like Fork, Sam […]
March 6, 2018

User-Friendly Bass Baits

User-Friendly Bass Baits There’s a lot of baits that will catch a bass but some of them are a lot more user-friendly bass baits than other ones. Now what I mean by user-friendly is they don’t […]
March 1, 2018

TPWD Proposes Changes to 12 Public Lake Largemouth Bass Regulations

Simplifying largemouth bass regulations at 12 public lakes highlight this year’s list of proposed freshwater fishing regulation changes. The potential changes are intended to increase recreational opportunity, make regulations less complex, promote enforcement, and provide for […]
February 6, 2018

Marsh Fishing Tactics: Scoring in Brackish Water

Fishing in brackish water is like Christmas morning for me. You never know what you’re going to catch and, whatever it is, It usually makes me smile.  Also, whatever bites your lure is going to be […]
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