Most of the land around Texas’ great fishing rivers is owned by individuals. Public lands are few and far between. But, in West Texas north of the town of Del Rio, there flows a river that’s part of a state natural area and accessible to everyone. And it’s an amazing smallmouth and largemouth bass destination.
The Devils River, one of the largest tributaries to the Rio Grande in Texas, is a truly remote, destination float fishery for Texas anglers. The video above, sponsored by Yeti Coolers, shows the beauty of the Devils and might surprise a few folks who think West Texas is a dry, arid desert with few redeeming qualities for public lands sportsmen and women. A quick look at his short film will convince them otherwise. This is a river worth a vist.