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Don’t Mess With Texas Game Wardens

Game Warden Field Notes The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. A Shot in the Dark A game warden received a call on Aug. 6 about a man in Titus County who had accidentally shot himself while out on his deer lease […]


ShareLunker Program All Year and New Weights in 2018

After more than 31 years of collecting and spawning 13 pound or larger “lunker” largemouth bass, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Toyota ShareLunker Program is announcing big changes and an expanded mission in an effort to better engage the public in the promotion and enhancement of lunker bass […]


Game Wardens Field Notes from Texas

Game Wardens Field Notes The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Remote Recovery On the evening of July 2, Val Verde County game wardens responded to a call for help on a medical emergency from canoers that were paddling the Devils River. […]


Keith Combs Now Using Shimano Rods

LADSON, S.C. – For Immediate Release – March 16, 2017 – Known for his uncanny ability to entice big bass to engulf his crankbaits, Texas professional bass angler Keith Combs has added Shimano fishing rods to his tournament tackle arsenal. A long-time endorser of Shimano fishing reels, the lockers in […]


Angler Caught Cheating in First Tourney of Season

In the first event of the inaugural Texas Kayak Trail season last weekend at Lake Fayette one angler was caught cheating, which led to a disqualification and ban from the trail. Forty nine anglers competed as the tournament director, Xander Cremente, monitored the results throughout the event using the website […]


New Texas Kayak Trail Offers Kayak Anglers New Opportunities

If you are a tournament kayak angler, you have probably heard of the Kayak Anglers Tournament Series. And for Central Texas paddlers, K.A.T.S. is a staple for any tournament angler. But starting January 2017, there is another kayak trail for competitive anglers. A local Austin angler, Xander Cremente, recently created […]


KATS 2016 Kickoff in January

  The Kayak Angler Tournament Series (KATS) 2016 Kickoff is right around the corner. The first event schedule at Lake Bastrop on January 16th will start the 10th year of the Texas based series which has grown each year. Several of the KATS events see more than 100 registered anglers […]


The Marsh Monster Beat Me

Some days the marsh can be an absolute monster. Travis Billings had one of those days last week. Here is his story. On a recent kayak fishing trip here in South Texas, I had one of the most frustrating days I can remember while out on the water. Everything seemed […]


Texas Gal Making Waves in Kayak Tournaments

Contributed by Stevie Nicole Jones, aka Mama Bass As my girlfriends embark on their upcoming weekend adventures they start asking, “How should I do my hair?” “What shoes should I wear?” And I’m over here thinking about how I’m going to pee with 80 plus men around me because I’m […]


Swinging for the Fences in a Tourney

Today CREW member Chris Coufal gives us his tournament recap for the Lake Travis Event in Texas.  Written by Chris Coufal Someone once said “don’t be afraid to swing and miss….because without swinging, you can’t hit a home run“. My plan was to fish water that I knew wasn’t going […]