Tag: chuck naiser

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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Chuck speaks to Texas Fly Fishers

Recently, FlatsWorthy President Chuck Naiser had the opportunity to speak with a great bunch of outdoor enthusiasts at a meeting of the Texas Fly Fishers. They are a Houston based organization associated with the International Federation of Fly Fishers and dedicated to the promotion of fly fishing education, conservation, and outdoors ethics. These videos were…
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President’s Report

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Laura Picarello from Sea Grant Texas, Scott Hickman with the Galveston Professional Boatman’s Association, and Shane Bonnot with CCA. We discussed future coastal issues. We all had a common focus on several matters. Some of these items we discussed concerned: level of professionalism in the people…
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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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Working Together

FlatsWorthy President Chuck Naiser had an important meeting with air boaters David Nesloney and Greg Hodsdon about creating “free boat passage“ drains on San Jose and Matagorda Islands. Hopefully this will reduce conflict and establish rules of access. These men care about the resource and deserve respect. We all have some hatchet burying to do…
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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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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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The FlatsWorthy Chronicles

The informative article from Capt Chuck Naiser details what led to the creation of FlatsWorthy and where we are headed