Padre Island a Great COVID-19 Escape

Padre Island a great COVID 19 escape

Spring has sprung and the fishing fever is high. Unfortunately, so is the panic over this Corona Virus Pandemic. Our Local government, in their infinite wisdom and fear for public safety, closed the area beaches recently. That, as you can imagine, was not met with enthusiasm by those of us who consider the beach our … Read more

Throwing a Cast Net a Great Way to Catch Bait

throwing a cast net to catch bait

When fishing, acquiring bait can get expensive and at times, or impossible as your local bait shop may be out when you get there. Having the ability to secure your own bait when you need it, is a valuable skill set. There are several methods of catching your own bait, but for this article, we … Read more

Catching Jack Crevalle from the Beach is intense

catching Jack Crevalle from the beach

Spring has sprung, the water along the beach front is warming, and catching Jack Crevalle in the surf gets in high gear. As the water continues to warm, the schools of bait will start to migrate along the beaches. Following close behind will be predators of various kinds. One of the most aggressive and most … Read more

How to Catch Black Drum from the Surf? Great sport and good eats.

How to Catch Black Drum in the Surf

The black drum (Pogonias cromis), also known as the drum, is a saltwater fish similar to its cousin, the red drum or redfish. Though most specimens are generally found in the 5-30 lb range, the black drum is well-known as the largest of all the drum family with some specimens reaching excesses of 90 lb. … Read more

25th Annual Billy Sandifer Beach Clean up

25th Annual Billy Sandifer Beach Clean up As much as we all love to fish, camp and enjoy the beach, there comes a time when we should give back to mother ocean for all the pleasure she provides for us. This Past Saturday, February 29th, 2020 was one of those opportunities. The 25th annual Billy … Read more

Surf Fishing Texas – Great Wintertime Fun in the Sun

Surf fishing Texas in Winter

Its winter. Hunting season is winding down, the holidays are over and it’s a long time until spring. It can be a frustrating time for surf fishermen. The call of the beach is strong, and besides, cabin fever can set in if you don’t get outside and unwind from the stresses of life. Time to … Read more

Basics of Surf Fishing for Pompano, Awesome to Catch and Great to Eat.

basics of surf fishing for pompano

Fall is in the air and winter is just around the corner. Along the Texas Coast, the changing seasons bring cooler water temperatures and that brings schools of Pompano within casting distance of the beachfront. A hard fighting and great tasting member of the jack family, the Florida Pompano frequents the Texas surf in the … Read more

Overnight Surf Fishing -Kamp-Rite Tent Cot Review, One Impressive Piece of Equipment!

Kamprite Tent Cot Review

On many occasions when planning a surf fishing trip, you may want to explore the possibility of an overnight trip. There are many beaches around the world that you can camp on and fish, combining a camping trip with a fishing trip. When fishing more remote beaches, this allows you more time to fish and … Read more

Surf Fishing with Fishbites Versus Berkley Gulp

surf fishing with fishbites or berkley gulp

Fishing the beach front surf zone presents some unique opportunities as well as challenges. Often you will be fishing miles from the nearest bait shop or store so you will need to ” bring it if you think you’ll need it”. Bait is one of those items that you will need. While you can, at … Read more