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Classic Mexican Hunting Experience

Club Exclusive offers the serious outdoorsman the hunting adventure of a lifetime. Located on Lake Guerrero just 165 miles south of the Texas border, this hunting lodge set in the unspoiled Mexican countryside offers terrific opportunities to catch trophy size bass and hunt plentiful whitewing dove, duck, geese, and quail. Thanks to catch-&-release, the fishing […]

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Fishermen And Schools

The schools of Texas have a new weapon to fight drugs. This weapon is stronger than any swords or guns-gangs or drug dealers. It’s fishing. Schools, parents, Texas Parks and Wildlife, law enforcement personnel, community leaders, celebrities, T.B.B.U. and other fishing organizations have combined forces to create their own positive solution to the drug problem. […]

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Texas Saltwater Fishing Report October 1995

GALVESTON — East Galveston Bay is producing increasing numbers of keeper sized speckled trout for anglers working the mid-bay reefs with pearl/chartreuse or strawberry/white B&L shad tails. Shorelines are also beginning to show signs of increasing action as the water temperatures start to slowly fall. Topwater action is not far away along the south shorelines […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Boating Laws

Can my driver’s license be suspended if I’m arrested for operating a boat while intoxicated? Yes. Effective Sept.1, 2001, a person’s drivers license will be automatically suspended if the arrested person: * Is operating a watercraft powered with an engine having a manufacturer’s rating of 50 horsepower or more; and * The person refuses to […]

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Coastal Expos Coming Soon

AUSTIN, Texas — “Protect Rivers to Conserve Bays” is the theme for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s upcoming Coastal Expo events. “Rivers are the lifeblood of Texas bays. They protect and nourish the plants and animals that create ecologically healthy and economically beneficial estuaries,” says Larry McKinney, Ph.D. and Coastal Fisheries Division Director at TPWD. […]

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Redfish Bay Seagrass Protection Rules Proposed

ROCKPORT, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is proposing mandatory seagrass protection measures for the Redfish Bay State Scientific Area to protect ecologically important seagrass beds from motorboat propeller scarring. This past January, the department acted to continue the Redfish Bay State Scientific Area through 2010 and sought input from anglers, fishing guides, […]

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Assessment Raises Concerns About Lower Laguna Specks

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Parks and Wildlife biologists have completed a new stock assessment of spotted seatrout in Texas. Spotted seatrout along with red drum comprise the two most important species sought by recreational anglers in Texas. Recreational fisheries generate annually $1.3 billion in economic benefits to the state and support some 13,000 jobs, so […]

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TBBU Habitat Improvement Projects

Get Ready!!! The Texas Black Bass Unlimited (TBBU) Houston Gala and Conservation FishFest ’96 in Dallas are on their way. TBBU, it’s fine members, and platinum sponsors, will join together to promote a project involving the revitalization of aging Texas fisheries. The Houston Gala and Conservation FishFest ’96 fundraising will champion the cause for re-establishing […]

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Kids & Bass Fishing

Many inner city children don’t have opportunities to explore nature and the water outside of city sidewalks and rain filled ditches, but thanks to corporate sponsor, Baker Botts, L.L.P. and their staff volunteers, along with event sponsors: Zebco/MotorGuide, Skeeter Boats, Yamaha Motors, Boots Follmar Marine, Pradco, Riverside Bait Company, Academy, Honor Trophies, Texas Parks & […]

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Bass Fishing – It Can’t Get Any Better Than This!

Springtime abounds with nature fulfilling it’s clockwork course of destination. A magnificent wake up call to the plant and animal kingdom to start their yearly ritual of mating, multiplying, and growing. This mysterious time of year surrounds our world with beauty, life, and energy that awakens our deepest feelings and senses to a level of […]

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TPWD To Retain Saltwater Stamp Surcharge

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas saltwater anglers will continue to help fund a program designed to reduce commercial fishing effort in the bays through a $3 surcharge on the Saltwater Sportfishing Stamp fee, following action taken by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Commission. The commission adopted in 2000 a $3 increase to the Saltwater Sportfishing […]

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PRO Challenger – Fishing Reels for Trolling – Deep Sea Fishing

There is a new fishing reel company around called PRO Challenger. Check them out at http://www.prochallenger.com. For the best quality Big Game Fishing Reels/Trolling Reels/Deep Sea Fishing Reels/Salt Water Fishing Reels/Sport Fishing Reels at drastically lower prices than PENN, Okuma and Shimano check out our inventory at PRO Challenger. – Texas Saltwater Fishing Guide

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Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles Return to Texas Coast

NORTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles are returning to the Texas coast to nest, and scientists are asking beach-goers to report turtle sightings, while also extending an invitation for visitors to witness releases of captive-raised turtle hatchlings crawling toward the sea. As of May 4, 28 Kemp’s Ridley nests had been located […]

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