Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

July 5, 2018
reef fishing

Reef Fishing: Should You Anchor, or Drift?

Whether to drift or to anchor is a never-ending debate among reef fishermen, but just about everyone will agree that in certain circumstances one tactic or the other may be necessary. Unless a stiff breeze makes […]
June 14, 2018

CCA Explains How Texans Got 82-Day Snapper Season

Red Snapper Breakthrough? Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) have agreed on what is the longest red snapper season in many years. Under the Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) program, recreational […]
April 24, 2018
red snapper fishing

The Red Snapper Debacle, Feds, and Fisheries Management

If you want to make your hair turn prematurely gray, raise your blood pressure, and go on an epic-level rant, just try to comprehend red snapper management. Then, try to understand virtually any fisheries management. It’s […]
November 28, 2017
red snapper

Red Snapper: Did We Get Gypped?

When the original three-day federal red snapper season was announced for Gulf anglers, many of us were understandably a tad bit perturbed. The federal regs have been out of whack for quite some time, which not […]
July 8, 2016

Summer is Red Snapper Time Along the Texas Coast

A few years back, Joey Beaver, of Victoria, bagged a 40-inch, 38.75 lb. red snapper about five miles off the coast of Port O’Connor in the Gulf of Mexico. Texas recreational anglers who fish from private […]
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