Category: In The News

In the News: Texas Parks and Wildlife magazine

FlatsWorthy is excited to be featured in the April 2021 issue of the Texas Parks and Wildlife magazine. This publication features news from around the state of interest and importance to all outdoor enthusiasts. Spreading the message of FlatsWorthy is important.

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TPWD Press Release: At Least 3.8 million Fish Killed by Winter Weather on Texas Coast

 Winter weather the week of Feb. 14, 2021 led to fish kill events on the entire Texas coast. If fish do not make it to a refuge in deeper, more temperature stable water during cold weather, they may die when water temperatures reach a certain threshold. After the first fish kill was reported in the…
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Capt Caleb TV talks about the effects of the freeze

A really great podcast about the current situation due to the freeze and a nice dialogue by Dr. David McKee about the efforts of FlatsWorthy. The future of the fishery is up to us. Catch and release is the real deal.

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La Mosca Invitational Fly Fishing Tournament Held

South Texas Sportsmen Matt Wolthoff and Whit Jones with the support of FlatsWorthy Advisory Board member Josh Fields spearheaded the La Mosca Invitational Fly-Fishing Tournament in the Lower Laguna Madre.  La Mosca is Spanish for The Fly. These men, with the support of their wives, organized the tournament to demonstrate there are options to the…
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Chuck Naiser and FlatsWorthy Honored

This week FlatsWorthy President Chuck Naiser received the Coastal Community award on behalf of FlatsWorthy. This award was presented at the annual Conservation and Environmental Stewardship Awards Banquet hosted by the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation. “As the founder of FlatsWorthy Inc., a non-profit organization focused on conservation and the fishing community, Chuck works tirelessly to…
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Coastal Community Award Received

FlatsWorthy is proud to announce Chuck Naiser and the FlatsWorthy Community has received the Coastal Community Award from the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation. This award recognizes a person or organization who is dedicated to improving the community where we live. FlatsWorthy member and partner David Sikes has received the President’s Award. His 20+ years of…
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TPWD Magazine Feature

Pick up your copy of the October 2019 issue of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine. In it, you will find FlatsWorthy featured. In this article you can read about what FlatsWorthy President Chuck Naiser has to say about our bays since Harvey. And learn a little about what you can do to help heal…
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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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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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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.