Bass

News, articles, commentary and updates about bass fishing in Texas

Texas bass fishing is king in these United States of America, and the spring spawn offers your best bet at catching a double-digit fish tipping the scales at 10 pounds -- or more. Here’s a calendar look at the spring fishing months of March, April and May across Texas and why you...
Texas bass fishing is living large. And that’s not just lip service about the bucketmouth fish that have become the top angling target not only across the state but also the country. Bassmaster magazine last year released its list of the best 100 U.S. bass lakes and Texas led the way...
It’s the million-dollar, age-old fishing question: “What are they biting on?” The great answer for bass anglers across Texas: “Whatever you’ve got on the end of your line.” The spring spawn, when large females move into the shallows to spawn and smaller males stand vigilant over the nest, is prime time...
It’s Christmas time again, but with a bass fishing twist. The anticipation of countless little boys and girls at heart soon will come to fruition as they look under their favorite tree for a shiny present, faithfully hoping this is the year they get what they want. And while Santa...
MUSTANG ISLAND -- The entrance to the pass cut into Corpus Christi Bay was an oasis that couldn't have come soon enough. The paddle that seemed so feathery under the early morning clouds and in the cool breeze at dawn had been replaced by one carved of stone. Each scoop...
Now that most folks have their sights squarely set on hunting pursuits, boats of all shapes and sizes have been put up or stored for at least a few months. However, a few simple tips can help prevent any problems when big bass, trout and redfish time rolls around...
Johnny Spruiell ,of Iowa Park, was fishing March 19 in three feet of water in South East Cove on Lake Amon G. Carter when a 13.75-pound bass took his 7-inch Power Worm. The fish is Toyota ShareLunker 546. Amon G. Carter is operated by Bowie. The 1,848-acre lake is served by...
Allen Lane Kruse, of Nacogdoches, caught the fish of a lifetime April 13 from Lake Naconiche, a new impoundment near the East Texas city. The 12.54-pound largemouth bass was submitted as a water body and catch-and-release record for the lake. However, this isn't just any big fish tale. After testing, it...
This time in September has most of us who enjoy outdoor pursuits antsy for the opening day of archery season, which will provide the first chance to treat a lingering case of buck fever. However, it’s tough to dismiss the scaly potential swimming in our state’s lakes and reservoirs, specifically...
The apex of the spring bass fishing season just recently passed, and summer will be here before we know it, offering opportunities to get close to plenty of other angling targets, including inshore and offshore saltwater species such as redfish, trout and flounder. The long and short of it: There’s...