Freshwater

Information, updates and articles about freshwater fishing in Texas

School’s out for summer, but for freshwater anglers across Texas, there are plenty of fish still swimming around in large groups, making now the best time to be on the water for a variety of species. Temperatures are scorching –...
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...
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...
Years ago Texans had to drive to New Mexico or Colorado to catch a rainbow trout. But that was then. These days, anglers can enjoy trout fishing right here in the Lone Star State. The Texas Parks & Wildlife...
Memorial Day weekend in Texas long has signaled the start of summer across the state, bringing with it thought of fishing, camping and other outdoors excursions. Here are your holiday listings for things to do, places to go and...
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...
Did you know there’s only one natural lake in Texas? I bet you didn’t. And even if you knew that fact, you probably couldn’t name Caddo Lake – the somewhat mysterious, cypress-infested body of water straddling the Texas-Louisiana border northeast of...
As the youngster carefully cranked the Zebco, the jack-in-the-box anticipation took hold that accompanies bass fishing in Texas. He knew something might happen. It was just a matter of when. And how loud. The pale, gray Slug-Go at the end of the...
The Fourth of July means fireworks and grilling for most folks, but for crappie anglers, it’s time to hit the lights. Scorching summer temperatures have taken root and it doesn’t appear we’re in for cooler weather anytime soon. However, that...
Noodling has been around for centuries, but in Texas – where it didn’t become legal until 2011 – biologists are still fishing for answers. “Handfishing” or “grappling,” the act of wading into shallow areas in rivers and lakes and using...