Saltwater Fishing

Texas saltwater summer fishing guide

Hunters and anglers provide a big boost to the Texas economy annually.
The Texas coastline stretches from the Louisiana border to the Mexican border and harbors game fish of all shapes and sizes – and tastes. With that in mind, here’s a summer saltwater fishing guide, featuring more than a few reasons why it’s worth making the...

Invasive lionfish make themselves right at home on Texas coast

The most dangerous creature lurking off the Texas coast doesn’t have massive teeth, isn’t particularly fast and often can also be found fluttering in home aquariums. In fact, a large one is only about a foot long, but the consequences of the invasive species could...

Texas fishing success relies on more than simply setting the hook

Here’s a rundown of why an angler might come up short in an attempt to hook a fish and ways to overcome obstacles along the way.
There’s an epidemic sweeping the nation’s lakes and rivers, and though it’s not bacterial or viral in nature, the pain from this particular affliction can take root and resonate for days or even weeks in extreme cases. There’s no telling when the scenario might play...

Statewide sea grass protection law marks anniversary in Texas

September marks the one-year anniversary of a law passed by the Texas Legislature prohibiting the uprooting of sea grass with the propeller of a boat within coastal waters. Sea grasses are important as they stabilize sediments, decrease erosion, improve water quality and clarity, increase...

Properly cleaning saltwater catch adds to enjoyable experience of Texas fishing

Filleting the flatfish requires a different approach than other saltwater dwellers and care should be taken to maximize the amount of meat you extract from the tasty catch.
Cleaning your saltwater catch can be a rewarding experience, especially when you’ve had a memorable outing on any number of Texas' bay systems. By the same token, there’s nothing worse than spending a day on the water and not properly caring for the fish you’ve...

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