Texas Fish & Game

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February 6, 2018

Marsh Fishing Tactics: Scoring in Brackish Water

Fishing in brackish water is like Christmas morning for me. You never know what you’re going to catch and, whatever it is, It usually makes me smile.  Also, whatever bites your lure is going to be […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 27, 2016

Flexing Your Way To Big Specks

Several years ago, I introduced the F.L.E.X. Fishing system, a dedicated plan for catching big fish of any species including specks. F.L.E.X. stands for Focus-Learn-Eliminate-Experience and it has revolutionized my personal fishing. The following are some […]
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 […]
July 11, 2016

Live Baits for Trout

When All ElseFails (and even when it doesn’t) Live bait is the most effective means of catching speckled trout. This is not true in every scenario, but if a person were starving and had to catch specks […]
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 […]
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