Texas Fish & Game

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December 12, 2017

Unlocking the Mystery of Winter Speckled Trout Movement

The whereabouts of speckled trout during the winter is a mystery. We know a few of them hang around shallow flats adjacent to the ship channel and the reef on the south end of Sabine Lake […]
December 7, 2017

How To Catch Quality Trout Under the Birds

The easiest way to catch speckled trout in Texas bays is to look for gulls diving over the shrimp and shad specks send to the surface. But can anglers specifically target large speckled trout under the […]
November 14, 2017
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3 Speckled Trout Fishing Tips that WORK

If saltwater inshore fishing is your game, you almost certainly like chasing after speckled sea trout. This species can at times seem easy to catch, but at others, specks can be frustratingly difficult to get on […]
October 3, 2017

How to catch big trout in bays flooded from Harvey

  The bays along the Upper Coast of Texas and Southwest Louisiana are inundated with freshwater. This poses a dilemma for anglers seeking speckled trout, especially bigger ones. A study conducted by Louisiana State University (LSU) […]
August 16, 2017

See 10 TX trout 30 inches or more and where they were caught (photos)

A 30 inch speckled trout is the most sought after trophy fish on the Texas Gulf Coast. A truly rare and wary creature, anglers prize these catches with the vast majority choosing the conservation ethic of […]
August 16, 2017
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Podcast: Surf Fishing for Redfish and Sharks with Guest Marcus Heflin

On this week’s show Dustin interviews Marcus Heflin, the Surf Fishing Santa, from Christian Surf Fishing Adventures from the Sabine Pass area. This was a fun show as we talked about saltwater fishing fun, getting families outdoors together […]
March 22, 2017

Catch Big Trout In A Weird Spot

Have you ever caught a big trout under the birds? I mean a really big trout in the 25 inch plus range. If you have it was probably an anomaly and the fact is you catch […]
October 28, 2016

Jim Wallace – Record Trout Breaker Passes Away

TF&G has just learned that Jim Wallace has passed away at age 66. Wallace was the angler who broke the state record for speckled trout in Baffin Bay in 1996 with a monster 33.13-inch 13 pound, […]
October 17, 2016

Tips for Fall Specks and Reds

Want to find specks and redfish right now? Look to the cuts in the marsh and any big “s-turn” or crossroads in the marsh with lots of tidal flow to hold perhaps more trout than normal. […]
September 30, 2016

Salty Classic Fishing Tournament – October 29th

Cast Off at the Salty Classic Fishing Tournament on October 29th Hook Part of the $10,000 Cash Pot and Support Salty Culture’s “Clean Culture” Mission GALVESTON ISLAND, TEXAS (SEPTEMBER 8, 2016) – Cast off at the […]
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