Month: August 2019

The Honorable James E Abell

Congratulations to a Life Member

FlatsWorthy is a diverse group of anglers, and our members are promoting our guiding principles of respect everywhere they go. We are excited to congratulate Life Member James E Abell on his appointment to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. Governor Greg Abbot appointed Abell, along with 2 other, to serve a 6-year terms. The…
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Prop Scarring

This is a touchy subject, but one which needs to be talked about. Education is the key to correcting problems. Some boaters might not be aware of the negative impact created by both intentional and unintentional propeller (prop) scarring. Our shallow flats are full of a diverse array of aquatic life. Seagrass beds provide food and…
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New Water Boatworks – Corporate Sponsor

The message of FlatsWorthy resonates with a lot of people. New Water Boatworks wanted to show their support for our Code of Angler Respect, our COAR, and became a Corporate Sponsor. Respect Your Fellow Anglers Respect the Resource Respect the Law These seemingly basic principles guide what we do here at FlatsWorthy. You can show…
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August Newsletter

The August newsletter is out. It is just another way we keep our members informed of activities and exciting news. We would love you to Join us as a member of FlatsWorthy. There are so many exciting things happening and you want to be part of it. You aren’t just joining a group of fishing…
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Fly Fishing Fun

FlatsWorthy President Chuck Naiser and Advisory Board Chairman Troy Utz recently spent some time on the water with Shannon Tompkins from the Houston Chronicle. This article about their fly fishing trip is a great reminder of why it is so important to take care of our coastal flats and bays. These shallows vibrate with life…
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Advisory Meeting a Success

Yesterday FlatsWorthy held an Advisory Board meeting. The film crew for Lone Star Law was on hand to begin filming for an upcoming show highlighting FlatsWorthy and our efforts here on the Texas coast. The morning started off with some great presentations. President Chuck Naiser gave opening remarks and thanked everyone for their hard work.…
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Twice in One Day

The San Antonio Express-News picked up the article about FlatsWorthy and boating behaviors by Shannon Tompkins with the Houston Chronicle. What we are doing is resonating with people. Spread the word about FlatsWorthy and share our link to Join Now. We can’t do it alone.

Bad Behavior

The Houston Chronicle featured FlatsWorthy in Shannon Tompkins’ article “Gulf Coast Group Aims to Keep Bad Boating Behavior at Bay.” Tompkins spent a day on the water with FlatsWorthy President Chuck Naiser and Advisory Board President Troy Utz. …what we’re doing is resonating with people. We know we’re not going to change things overnight. It’s…
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We Are (finally) on Instagram

We heard about this nifty invention called Instagram. Apparently people like to share photos. Turns out we like to share photos, too. We hope you will follow us and use #flatsworthy. You can find us @FlatsWorthyTX We are still on Facebook. Make sure you Like our page and Invite Your Friends to Like us, too.…
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Spreading the Message

FlatsWorthy is thrilled to be the subject of a four-page story in the August issue of the Texas Wildlife Association‘s magazine, Texas Wildlife. You can read the article online here. Then share this article with your friends and talk to them about joining FlatsWorthy as a member.