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Interview with Capt. Travis Glidden

Our FlatsWorthy newsletter team recently sat down with Captain Travis Glidden to talk about his time fishing, the importance of etiquette, and his time with FlatsWorthy.

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Be Part Of The Solution, Not Part Of The Problem

Be Part Of The Solution, Not Part Of The Problem Do you want to feel better about yourself?! Think back to your childhood when your parents, teachers, pastors or others taught you the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. The FlatsWorthy mission has been, from it’s very beginning,…
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Volunteer Opportunity

FlatsWorthy has a long relationship with the personnel at Goose Island State Park that truly began with the passage of Hurricane Harvey and their efforts, under horrible circumstances, to keep the boat ramp open. They have recently dealt with the challenges of maintaining the one and only open public boat ramp in Aransas County. Matters…
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Interview with Billy Trimble

FlatsWorthy President Chuck Naiser recently sat down to chat with Billy Trimble. Billy was an early supporter of FlatsWorthy and is the Vice President. He has been an advocate of conservation on the coast since he has been coming to this area. When did you start fishing in Rockport? BT: I started fishing Rockport in…
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Colonel Grahame Jones Interview

FlatsWorthy had a brief chat with Colonel Grahame Jones on Curlew Day. FW: I’m here with Colonel Grahame Jones. Can you tell about your position with the Texas Game Wardens? GJ: I am the Director of Texas Parks and Wildlife Law Enforcement. I’ve been in this position about 3 years, but I’ve been a Game…
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Captain Brent Tucker Interview

FlatsWorthy had a brief chat with Captain Brent Tucker on Curlew Day.  FW: I’m here with Captain Brent Tucker. Can you tell us what is you position with the Texas Parks and Wildlife? BT: I’m the Captain over this district which includes Aransas, Refugio, Bee, and Goliad Counties. FW: How did you get started in…
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Major Ellis Powell Interview

FlatsWorthy had a brief chat with Major Ellis Powell on Curlew Day. FW: I’m here with Major Ellis Powell. Can you tell us what is you position with the Texas Parks and Wildlife? EP: There are 8 Field Majors over 8 Regions in Texas. I supervise 5 Districts in the middle and lower coast. That…
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FlatsWorthy Partnership Outfits Texas Game Wardens with Patrol Skiff

PRESS RELEASE FROM TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION Partnership with TPWF’s Gear Up for Game Warden program raises $60,000 for patrol boat Texas Game Wardens working in coastal waters near Rockport now have access to a custom-made shallow water skiff that will allow them to better patrol hard-to-reach marshes and bays. The boat was funded…
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Etiquette: The Spring Break Edition

Spring Break is in full effect, with families visiting the coast over the next two weeks. Visitors will be out enjoying the water on boats, kayaks, and all manner of personal watercraft and floats. Don’t forget about the swimmers! It is so important to be aware of your surroundings and practice basic etiquette so everyone…
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FlatsWorthy Offers Free Student Memberships

FlatsWorthy has always been supportive of the youth who are enthusiastic users of the resource. To support the growth and spread of etiquette in the next generation, FlatsWorthy is excited to announce free memberships for any student, Kindergarten through College. Dean Thomas and Megan Glidden have volunteered to take the lead on this exciting new…
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