Listen and learn as Dr. Greg Stunz and Shane talk about fishing and fisheries research at the Center for Sportsfish Science and Conservation. Topics include catch and release survival of speckled trout and red snapper, red drum migration, Cedar Bayou, predator research and shark tagging, nearshore reefing projects and the isnapper app for your smart phone.
Greg Groogan of Fox26 News recently published a story on the sludge pits adjacent to West Galveston Bay (West Bay), known by locals as the “McGinnis Pits”. The information brought to light by this investigation is troubling and certainly warrants concern for recreational anglers that enjoy harvesting sportsfish from West Bay.
Dr. Lee Fuiman and Jeff Kaiser discuss fisheries and aquaculture research projects at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas. Topics include snook, state record flounder, pigfish as a bait, spawning fish, “Pepper” the spotted redfish, nutrition of fish broodstock and applying fisheries science to human health.
Conroe, TX—The Texas Outdoor Writers Association (TOWA) presented statewide communication awards for excellence at Lake Conroe. CCA Texas and National staff members were awarded with top honors for their work in 2016 at this year’s event.
Kim Ogonosky, Director of Communications and Media, CCA Texas, took First and Second place in the Outdoor Television Video category for her videos on the Oyster Lake Shoreline Restoration Project and the Dickinson Bayou Marsh Restoration.