Texas Gulf Coast INSHORE Fishing Report Week of February 14th 2024

Sabine Lake FAIR. 58 degrees. Bessie Heights Marshes continue to offer anglers a reprieve from the wind while reeling in limits of redfish, sheepshead or drum in the ditches and points off the Neches River. Sabine Lake and Neches River is fresh on the north end, so target fish on the south end focusing on the points and drops. There … Click Here to Read More

Texas Speckled Trout Fishing: Bag and Slot limits changing

Texas’ speckled trout regulations were changed to a three-fish bag limit with a 15-20-inch slot. Anglers can keep one fish over 30 inches as part of the daily bag. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved changes to spotted seatrout regulations Thursday at a meeting at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department headquarters in Austin. The daily bag limit for … Click Here to Read More

TPWD Seeks Input on Proposed Changes to Spotted Seatrout Bag and Size Limits

Dec. 15, 2023 – AUSTIN- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeks public input on proposed rules which, if passed, would change bag and size limits for spotted seatrout on the Texas coast. The proposed rules would reduce the spotted seatrout bag limit to three fish and restrict the allowable size to 15-20 inches, with one fish over … Click Here to Read More

Red Snapper in Texas State Waters Will Reopen January 1st 2024

Monday, Nov 20, all snapper fishing in state-controlled waters, which extend nine miles into the gulf, will be illegal. The season will resume Jan. 1. “While we are disappointed to close state waters earlier than we had hoped, the pattern of prolonged federal seasons highlights the success of Texas’ state-managed red snapper fishery,” said TPWD Coastal Fisheries Division Director Robin … Click Here to Read More

Family Catching Small Stingrays November 2023

Finally got out to fish after the sea trials of the Andrea Ann. Finally got the fuel system problem solved after 4 tests. Motor finally ran grrrrreat!  This video with pics is 2 different Saturdays 11/11 and 11/18. Seemed like no matter where we fished, the small stingrays followed! But I did catch one 38 1/4″ Bull Red out at … Click Here to Read More

Huge Blue Marlin Weighing Over 1,000 lbs in Gulf of Mexico

A group of sports fishermen caught a blue marlin last month weighing more than 1,000 pounds in the Gulf of Mexico. The anglers landed the giant fish, which measured 145 inches long, around 160 miles southeast of New Orleans, Louisiana, after having departed from the Orange Beach Marina in Alabama, aboard the 55-foot sportfishing vessel known as Best Trait. Once … Click Here to Read More

Only ONE Cobia and No Shortfin Mako Sharks

The King is putting more restrictions on the peasant serfs!! AUSTIN – On March 23, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved all the proposed changes to the saltwater fishing regulations. These changes are focused on matching federal regulations to streamline both enforcement and compliance issues. The following changes to the 2023–24 Statewide Recreational Fishing Proclamation have been adopted by … Click Here to Read More

Giant Common Thresher Shark Breaks Record

North Carolina – Anglers fishing for bluefin tuna catch an almost 600-pound thresher, three times larger than the current state record. Records are broken all the time. This one was demolished. Steven Viltoft, of Southport, North Carolina, blew away the state record for common thresher shark with a 589-pound, one-ounce fish caught off Oak Island on January 10. The previous … Click Here to Read More