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Landon Glass ShareLunker 548

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 fishing in Texas public waters. The ShareLunker participation season will now run each year from Jan.1 through Dec. 31; a change […]

Game Wardens Texas

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. The group of 12 paddlers were reporting a death of one of the group along a very remote section of […]

Keith Combs Shimano Rods

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 Combs’ Ranger bass boat are now loaded with Shimano Zodias and new Expride rods. “Combs has been a rock solid […]

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 TourneyX. For those not familiar with the website, a competing angler can submit a photo immediately after he/she catches the […]

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 a newtournament series for Central Texas kayakers. The Texas Kayak Trail will kick off January 14 for its first event at […]

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 competing for cash and prizes but the real draw is the atmosphere. KATS isn’t just for the big time angler […]

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 to be going wrong for me. I have never encountered a day with that much frustration and aggravation. It totally […]