Texas Fish & Game

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June 20, 2011

Do fish miss topwaters because of reflections? (Photo)

Several years ago my cousin Frank Moore and I had a friendly debate over topwaters. He said the color of the lure’s back matter and I said it was irrelevant. That inspired me to dive and […]
June 20, 2011

Topwater Redfish: Learn their “cone of vision”

My mentor, the late outdoor writer for the Port Arthur News Ed Holder caught more redfish on topwaters than anyone I have ever seen. In fact, he only used topwaters to catch them. He refused spoons, […]
June 20, 2011

Texas rigs, Mike Iaconelli and Toledo Bend

Today I had the great pleasure of following Bassmaster Elite Series pro Mike Iaconelli (2003 Bassmaster Classic Champion, 2006 B.A.S.S. Anlger of the Year) as part of the circuit’s stop on Toledo Bend. Veteran Toledo Bend […]
June 20, 2011

Stick and move fishing

I have done a lot of pond, small lake and canal fishing over the last two years. Something I have noticed is that on small bodies with lots of fishing pressure, you have to stick and […]
June 20, 2011

Flounder and the 10-Second Rule (photos, video)

On the way home from flounder fishing this afternoon I called a friend of mine to give him a report. I told him it was a pretty tough day with high barometric pressure (makes fish not […]
June 20, 2011

Brackish Water Nuances

Today my friend Thad Daly and I went out to the Sabine River and surrounding marshes in search of flounder and redfish. We caught a few in one of the big bayous on the Louisiana side […]
June 20, 2011

Fluorocarbon Disadvantage

I have become a big proponent of using fluorocarbon line for a variety of purposes. In fact, I am writing an article all about this unique fishing line for the August edition of the magazine. I […]
April 17, 2011

When Gators Lead To Flounder

Have you ever seen fish hitting with your own eyes but they were keyed in on something VERY specific. They weren’t just hitting shrimp, they were hitting a certain size shrimp, etc. I have found this […]
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