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Whitney’s Water Level Could Impact TXTT Championship

By David A. Brown Given the heavy rainfall much of Texas has experienced in recent weeks, Casey Bennet believes water level could play a significant role in determining how Lake Whitney performs for the Texas Team Trail Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, June 5-6. Setting the scene, Whitney is a flood control reservoir on the main […]

Bensema and McArdle Leverage Bluegill Spawn for TXTT Rayburn Win

BROOKELAND, Texas — Knowing when to pull the plug proved critical for Josh Bensema and Matthew McArdle who caught a 5-bass limit of 20.45 pounds and won the second of two back-to-back Texas Team Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s events at Lake Sam Rayburn. Hailing from Willis and Magnolia, Texas, respectively, Bensema […]

DOUBLE DIP LIFTS HILL AND FRAZIER TO FRIDAY RAYBURN WIN

By David A. Brown BROOKELAND, Texas — If it worked once it should work again: That philosophy  delivered the win for Tommy Hill and Bubba Frazier, who topped the first of two back-to-back Texas Team Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s events at Lake Sam Rayburn with a 5-bass limit that weighed 22.91 pounds. […]

SOLITUDE KEY TO PERKINS AND GERZENYI’S AMISTAD WIN

By David A. Brown DEL RIO, Texas — Avoiding crowds and fishing the most unassuming spots they could find allowed Mike Perkins and Stan Gerzenyi to sack up the winning limit of 23.46 pounds at the season-opener of the 2021 Texas Team Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s at Lake Amistad. Gerzenyi, who […]

AMISTAD LOW, BUT PRIMED FOR SPAWN

By David A. Brown Call it high hopes in low water. Lake Amistad’s down about 45 feet, but Midland, Texas pro Tim Flowers suspects this Rio Grande reservoir could be ready for a full-throttle spring throw-down just in time for the Texas Team Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s. Flowers spends about 150 […]

AFTCO TIPS ON BUYING WATERPROOF GEAR

Some of the best fishing days can go down in the rain, which can be very uncomfortable. You have a “waterproof” jacket to help with that. So why are you still wet after fishing in the rain? All clothing has different grades of water resistance. Here is a quick explanation of some common terms and […]

RAYBURN PRESENTS A DIFFERENT SCENARIO FOR TXTT OPENER

By David A. Brown NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL (February 12, 2021) – Danny Iles will carry plenty of optimism into Lake Sam Rayburn at the Feb. 20 season opener for the Texas Team Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s. He will, however, balance that disposition with a healthy dose of realism.  Specifically, Isles knows he […]