Bass

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

MUSTANG ISLAND -- No matter what the square said on the calendar, school was in session. The surface in the summer shallows popped and squished as horse mullet zoomed back and forth amid stands of waving seagrass and sandy potholes dotted with the occasional oyster shell or crab. The rising...
Back in the spring of 2006, Billy Greeson had a monster day on the water while bass fishing. The Amarillo firefighter caught a 15-pound largemouth bass on a black and blue jig on March 31, setting the Lake Alan Henry record. And while that fish was a surefire hawg, the...
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...
There is as much skill in deciphering a bass fishing report as there is to catching the scaly creatures contained in one. The angling world offers its own lexicon, complete with lingo that can make even a seasoned angler offer a sheepish look when they’re enlightened about some newfangled and...
Texas bass fishing is akin to Texas deer hunting. You don’t have to go far to find the big ones. Many of the state’s more than 2 million resident anglers have started their pursuit of finding the lunker of a lifetime, while some already have hit the jackpot. There have been...
The best-kept secret in the early 1990s in Brownwood surprisingly had nothing to do with high school football, the next man to follow in the legendary footsteps of Gordon Wood or the juicy details of a Lions-Yellow Jackets rivalry that Stephenville later would dominate when our family moved there. Instead...