Texas is unrivaled in lands and waterways filled with game birds and game animals, offering a wealth of outdoors opportunities. However, with the good also comes the bad – and even the ugly. We’re infested with invasives of all shapes, sizes,...
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...
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 –...
National Safe Boating Week is this month. That means there’s no better time to brush up on the intricacies of Texas’ rules and regulations – and why they’re in place. Most boaters certainly follow the letter of the law and use common...
If the attendance at the Coastal Conservation Association’s Corpus Christi chapter banquet in March was any indicator, the grass-roots support for saltwater fishing and conservation efforts has never been stronger. More than 2,200 people – the largest CCA gathering in...
The amorphous, fibrous dough ball hung on the long-shanked hook like a diabolical Christmas tree ornament. After a quick once-over, it sailed on a looping arc into the cloudy water of the Pecan Bayou in Brownwood and hit with...
The slow morning turned to afternoon as I flipped a dark spinner bait into the shimmering distance on Lake Meredith. Like so many previous retrieves from the bank, I brought my lure back without even a nibble from a hungry...
Spring is a magical season when it comes to bass fishing and there’s no better time to catch the largemouth of a lifetime than during the next couple of months on most reservoirs and river systems. Water temperatures that...
Now that deer season's over, it's time to keep your outdoor pursuits lively, and for anglers of all ages that means wielding a cast net, doubling over a seine or simply carving through fresh earth with bare digits in...
I love inspecting pictures of big fish, especially lunker largemouth bass, those critters that reach double digits in weight and are rare prizes for even the most seasoned of anglers. I also hate seeing those frames that capture the exact...