November brings the beginning of oyster season to the Texas Gulf Coast. Recreational harvesting of oysters is welcome, but it’s essential to know the state regulations that govern harvesting. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission enforces these rules to manage the oyster population as well as to provide a more stable price structure for commercial […]
November 1st brings the start of oyster season on the Texas Gulf Coast. If you’re planning on taking your boat out to harvest some this season, there are some things you’ll need to know. A valid fishing license with saltwater endorsement is required. Y…
If you’re looking for a new fishing challenge, the Texas Shark Rodeo is the thing for you! This ongoing tournament focuses on tagging and collecting data for shark conservation. Teams catch, take a photo, tag, and release the shark and report in. The Shark Rodeo has partnered with Texas A&M Harte Research Institute since 2014 […]
The Coastal Bend is a great place to try wading. But whether you’re new to wading or an old pro, there are some things you’ll need to know specific to our waters. With our strong currents, especially in passes and channels, you’ll need to stay grounded and stable in your footing. Using a shuffling step, […]
On July 27th and 28th this year, the fishing is all about the ladies. Sorry guys! Each year, the Saltwater Sweeties Fishing Tournament brings over 200 lady anglers from all over the state to Aransas Pass. In addition to being fun for participants and spectators, the tournament serves as the primary fundraising event for the […]
The Redfish Rivalry Tournament Series has been going strong this summer in its third season. This is already one of the Gulf Coast Tournament Association’s most successful tournaments. It features a low entry and high payout. The series consists of three one-day tournaments in the North (Galveston Area) and three in the South (Corpus Christi […]
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Interested in fly fishing but not sure where to start? The Corpus Christi Fly Fishers group is a great place to start. The group hosts monthly events that instruct the public about fly fishing. They also organize fishing trips and other activities throughout the year. If you’re already a fly fisher, you’ll love having this […]
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You love spending time on your boat, especially getting in some good fishing. But have you ever entered into a tournament? The Coastal Bend provides year-round opportunities to enter fishing competitions, no matter your favorite species. There’s nothin…
There’s just something about fishing that brings out the competitive streak in many of us. You may only be competing with your previous catch but seeking out ways to improve helps you enjoy the sport even more. Entering a fishing tournament is a great way to embrace that competitive spirit. But tournaments are also just […]
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You won’t want to miss the 9th Annual Texas Game Warden Association Fishing Tournament and Music Fest on June 15th and 16th. This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever! The fishing tournament features over $10,000 in cash and prizes in two divisions, guided and non-guided for ages 12 and up. The categories […]
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