Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

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
fishing podcast

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

The recent heatwave has impacted fishing along the Texas Coast. It has not shaken things up dramatically but it has changed a few things and if you pay attention to these tips you can overcome any […]
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 […]
July 21, 2016

The Flounder are Thick …

The big sow trout of the Lower Laguna Madre has pretty much run the course, but Capt. Joel Ramos says there are still some big trout hanging around. Most of the trout have already dropped their […]
May 2, 2016
Trout Basics

The Basics of Trout Fishing

Tips for Catching the Most Commonly Pursued Species on the Gulf Coast Speckled trout are the largemouth bass of saltwater. Not only are they the most commonly pursued species along the Gulf Coast, they also inspire the […]
April 29, 2016

Trout X Files

The Truth About Catching Trophy Fish is Out There… story by Chester Moore Despite being the most sought-after species on the Texas coast, many of the facts about the lives of speckled trout and the tactics that […]
April 29, 2016

Laguna’s Rising Tide – (TFG Throwback – 1995)

Trophy reds and specks make a strong comeback in the Lower Laguna Madre. by Jim Foster There was a chill in the air as we eased the boat out of the channel and pushed the throttle […]
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