Texas Fishing Guide

Toledo Bend Texas Bass Fishing Report July 2010

July 2010 Toledo Bend Fishing Report North End Toledo Bend Guide Service & Lake Cottages 936.368.7151 www.toledobendguide.com Most fish caught this time of year will be caught in deep water other than early morning, late evening or at night.  To be successful in catching these deep- water fish a good understanding of the “Thermocline” is […]

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NEW WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BASS ON THE FLY FISHING TOURNAMENT ON LAKE FORK

Wanted you all to know about this new tournament  exclusively for fly fisherman targeting largemouth bass.  It is on May 8, 2010  at Lake Fork and they\’re looking for a record bass caught by fly rod.  They are planning  seminars, casting contests, and prize drawings so it should be fun. More  details at www.bassonthefly.org.Get a […]

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Riechers Named TPWD Coastal Fisheries Director

AUSTIN – Following an extensive nationwide search, Robin Riechers has been selected to lead the Coastal Fisheries Division at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Riechers began his career with TPWD in 1988 and has served in various roles within coastal fisheries, most recently as the Science and Policy Director. Riechers assumes his new position Feb. […]

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O.H. Ivie Does It Again

West Texas lake produces two Toyota ShareLunkers in less than a week ATHENS, Texas — O.H. Ivie Reservoir sent another Toyota ShareLunker to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) January 21, just five days after sending its first entry since 2002. Angler Wesley Pullig of Eden caught a 13.09-pound largemouth in 25 to 30 feet […]

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Falcon Soars with Toyota ShareLunker 476

ATHENS, Texas — Another West Texas reservoir rebounding from the drought of the late 1990s is starting to pump out monster largemouth bass. On January 19 Falcon International Reservoir produced a 14.4-pound Toyota ShareLunker for Bryan Aubin of Zapata. Aubin was fishing in six feet of water with a watermelon red lizard. Water temperature was […]

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How long a worm a Bass would Bite???

Two (2) years of testing…Not in stock ponds..not in Mexico, but in local lakes where the average fishermen and women fish, and as the saying goes, “in our own back yard” the good ole USA.  Started with a 2 foot worm, results xxx.  21″worm, results xxx 19″ xxx …18″xxx. Finally  the ultimate length??? One of the […]

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Texas State-Fish Art Contest Seeks Entries, Expo Sponsors and Exhibitors

ATHENS, Texas-Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) officials intend to make the 2010 State-Fish Art Contest expo at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens the biggest and best in the contest’s history, and they need your help. Wildlife Forever, the national sponsor of the contest, has agreed to move the national competition and […]

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Christmas Travelers Trapped on Texas Highways

Anyone with information regarding actions by the state to rescue stranded travelers on Texas highway 287 west of Wichita Falls please contact the Texas SportsGuide. Do you have any news on actions to rescue thousands of stranded motorists who have been trapped on Hwy 287 northwest of Wichita Falls,Texas?  Between Wichita Falls and Electra our […]

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Salmon Give Canada-Bound Fishermen Run for Their Money

Despite low salmon numbers in many North American fishing areas, Canadian salmon fishing showed surprisingly good numbers and a strong finish to a healthy fishing season. Due to poor spawning returns in 2008, many fishing areas in the northwestern United States launched the 2009 fishing season with low limits and strict regulations. Washington, for example, […]

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New Paddling Trails to Open in Houston, Austin, Elsewhere in Texas

Paddling and nature enthusiasts, government officials and interested Houstonians will celebrate the official opening of the Buffalo Bayou Paddling Trail at Briar Bend Park on Thursday, April 16 when the Bayou Preservation Association teams up with TPWD for a festive dedication ceremony. At 26 miles long, Buffalo Bayou will be the longest paddle trail in […]

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Beatrice Long, Seabrook Intermediate School teacher, named 2009 National Project Learning Tree Outstanding Educator

Washington, D.C. – Project Learning Tree® (PLT), the environmental education program of the American Forest Foundation, has announced that Beatrice Long, a Houston resident who teaches at Seabrook Intermediate School, was named one of five 2009 National PLT Outstanding Educators. PLT’s Outstanding Educators are selected for their commitment to environmental education, their exemplary use of […]

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Babying Big Bass

ATHENS, Texas—One of the biggest factors that influences the survival of fish entered into the ShareLunker program is how those fish are handled and cared for prior to being picked up by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees. ShareLunker handling and care tips on the TPWD web site emphasize minimal contact with the fish […]

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This Big Bass Didn’t Get Away

ATHENS, Texas—ShareLunker program manager David Campbell often says anglers who donate big bass to the program are the best conservationists in Texas, and that statement is backed up by what happened at Lake Fork Saturday. Guide James Caldemeyer was fishing with clients Brian Ketterer and Shannon Spear of Conroe, and they were looking forward to […]

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Babying Big Bass

How you handle a lunker impacts its chances of survival.ATHENS, Texas–One of the biggest factors that influences the survival of fish entered into the ShareLunker program is how those fish are handled and cared for prior to being picked up by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees. ShareLunker handling and care tips on the […]

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Amazing Lake Conroe Does It Again

Fourth ShareLunker of the year comes from lake ATHENS, TexasThe water temperature may be only 61 degrees, but Lake Conroe is on fire! Thursday afternoon the lake just north of Houston churned out its fourth ShareLunker of the current season, a 13.8-pound largemouth bass caught by Renee Linderoth of Conroe. The big bass is the […]

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East Texas students helping elderly better prepare homes for wildfires

ETOILE, Texas– A group of students from this tiny East Texas town are leading the charge to help their community better prepare for wildfires. Etoile School in Nacogdoches County is the first school in the country to help its community receive Firewise Communities, USA certification. Firewise is a national program that helps communities identify and […]

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Toledo Bend Low Water

Toledo Bend Low Water The following article is not meant to be a “witch hunt”, but rather an accumulation of information that can hopefully put an end to some of the rumors that seem to be coming at us from every direction. My interviews have included many people, including high ranking personnel within the SRA/TX […]

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ImageBuilders Adds News Blog to Licensed Sites

ImageBuilders Adds News Blog to Licensed Sites What is a Blog? Merriam-Webster defines Blog as, a noun short for Weblog: a website that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments and often hyperlinks provided by the writer. A blog is without a doubt, Instant Publishing! A weblog, or blog for short, is essentially your […]

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“Bass Fishing at Canyon Lake – It’s not really that tough!”

“Bass Fishing at Canyon Lake – It’s not really that tough!” Throughout the country, most of our lakes offer lots of shallow, murky water that is loaded with trees, docks, and grass. Article after article is written on how to fish these shallow, fishy looking structures and cover. For the fisherman, they are more comfortable […]

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