Anglers fish the Guadalupe River in south-central Texas.

What’s the Best Place to Fish for Trout in Texas?

Texas is a great U.S. state for fishing, but for good freshwater trout fishing, only the Guadalupe River in the Texas Hill Country is a dependable option. Anglers fish the Guadalupe River in south-central Texas. The river Guadalupe is the only river that supports wild rainbow and brown trout.  The American state of Texas, located …

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Man's hand holding a trout above the water.

Are Trout Bottom Feeders? Yes … and No

Yes, trout feed on the bottom. But trout are opportunists that follow their food sources and feed throughout the water column. The depths at which trout feed depends on what food sources are available at any given time. Trout are opportunists that feed throughout the water column. They’ll eat bugs on top, nymphs on the …

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Close up image of trout swiming in the water.

Can Trout See Color? Well, It’s Complicated

Yes, trout can see colors, and that’s good information for anglers. But colors appear different to the human eye than they do a trout’s eyes, so it’s important for you to understand how trout see colors and how you can use colors that appeal to the fish. Trout eyes are like our eyes, in that …

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Man standing on his boat catching fish with his rod in the river.

Why Do Trout Die So Easily? Here’s How to Release Them Alive

Trout are resilient creatures, but they’re fragile. They are susceptible to improper handling, temperature fluctuations and injuries sustained when they’re caught. Trout fishing can be a lot of fun. But if you plan to release your catch, you should follow a few simple pointers.  It’s one of the more painful moments for dedicated catch-and-release trout …

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