Texas Fish & Game

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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) […]
November 17, 2016

The Trout Migrated Out for the Winter-Maybe Not!?

Speckled trout on the Upper Coast of Texas migrate out of the bays for the winter. They leave after the first big cold front so this weekend will pretty much do it for fall trout fishing. […]
October 3, 2016

School Trout in Sabine Lake

Capt. Bill Watkins (www.fishsabinelake.com) reports that Sabine Lake have mostly the smaller school trout in the lake, 12-16 inch fish. There is a little bit of school activity going on. The shrimp are still in the […]
September 14, 2016

Tactic for Catching Big Trout Under the Birds

Fall is not peak time for big trout. In fact in many areas, the truly big fish seemingly disappear. The most popular fall tactic is catching trout under birds and while it is a game of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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