Texas Fish & Game

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July 2, 2014

Panfish Party

  Matt Williams When it comes to fun fishing, nothing beats a panfish. Actually, a panfish isn’t a species of fish. It’s a word that is sometimes used to describe assorted fish that are good to […]
June 16, 2014

Gear Up and Thick It Out

Matt Williams When I think of big Texas bass, my mind naturally conjures up thoughts of some sort of cover—hydrilla beds, lily pads, cattail stands, pepper grass, underwater brush piles, flooded bushes or anything else where […]
May 28, 2014

Catfish Summer

Matt Williams School’s out, summer is here and the catfish are ready to chomp. Whether you are an angler hoping to fill a void in the freezer or a parent with plans to turn a youngster […]
April 30, 2014

Post Spawn: Is it really bass fishing’s toughest time?

Matt Williams For as long as I can remember post spawn bass fishing has gotten a bad rap. The theory among many anglers is that *Micropterus Salmoides* goes into some kind of a weird funk during […]
April 10, 2014

March Madness: Some tips to help anglers capitalize when the big bite comes

Matt Williams NCAA basketball fans aren’t the only ones getting a good dose of March Madness these days. My guess is Texas bass anglers are just as stoked about their chances of making big points with […]
April 7, 2014

Texas Biggest Bass

Matt Williams Texas bass lakes have changed immensely over the last 30 or so years. So have the fish that are finning around out there, the anglers who chase them, and the biological practices that are […]
March 25, 2014

Low Water Strategies

Matt Williams With spring just around the corner, freshwater anglers across Texas are cooking up plans to visit their favorite lake, river or stream to enjoy the warming weather and hopefully catch a few fish. Some […]
March 25, 2014

The New Lake Effect

Matt Williams Scroll through the long list of reservoirs under constant watch by the Texas Water Development Board and it is pretty obvious that most Texas reservoirs continue to starve for water as the result of […]
September 30, 2013

Unique cork rig for channel cats (video)

Freshwater fishing editor Matt Williams demonstrates rigging with a Comal cork for channel and blue catfish.
September 13, 2013

Matt Williams – Talon Foot Switch

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