Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

August 19, 2016

Fishing Etiquette

The Lost Art of Honor on the Water…and on the Ramp When it comes to fishing, nothing chafes my line like the disrespectful jerk who sees you catch one or two fish and then attempts to […]
August 2, 2016
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Spinning Reel Basics: Preventing Line Twist

Most of the seasoned saltwater pros recommend either braid or fluorocarbon with a line test between 8 to 12 pounds. Additional tips to help in line control: When spooling a spinning reel make sure the line goes onto […]
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 […]
July 1, 2016

Galveston East Bay Fishing: Did you not get the message?

Fishing guide, Bryan Brawner says Galveston East bay is the only place where there is any saltwater. Trinity is blown out, Galveston is blown out, and it’s bad around the jetties. The fishing in East Bay […]
July 1, 2016

Striper Superiority

Texoma Leads a pack of World Class Lone Star Striper Fisheries Chris Carey has one of those contagious personalities that breeds confidence and bleeds with positive energy. I don’t know how he is off the water, […]
April 12, 2016

How Trout Puke Can Help You Catch More Fish

The regional management plan of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission (GSMFC) sheds light on an often-misunderstood part of speckled trout behavior: feeding. It shows that one researcher examined stomach volumes and concluded that spotted seatrout […]
June 9, 2015

Toyota Texas Bass Classic spotlights commitment to sport fishing and the state

It costs a professional angler anywhere from $80,000 to $100,000 to participate in a year of professional bass angling. That’s a big number by anyone’s reckoning, and whether you win the big tournaments or not, it […]
January 26, 2014

Survey shows fishing a huge business in Texas

Fishing is a popular pastime in Texas that generates some serious bucks for the state’s economy. How much? According to the results a Southwick Associates survey conducted for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department,  fishing generated […]
January 8, 2014

Good samaritan helps rescue TX fisherman

A good Samaritan has helped the U.S. Coast Guard save two men whose fishing boat capsized off the southern Texas Gulf Coast. The men were fishing on Monday near Redfish Bay in Port Aransas when their […]
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