Pat Murray’s No-Nonsense Guide to Coastal Fishing is an in-depth look at the details that transform the sport of coastal fishing into an art. His straightforward approach gives an insider’s look into fishing like a pro. From detailed maps to general philosophies for success, this book is a must-have guide for every coastal angler.
During his seven years of professional guiding on the Galveston Bay Complex, Pat won second runner-up in the 1993 Guide’s Cup Tournament, won the 1994 Media Cup Championship, and won the prestigious Guide’s Cup in 1995.
As an amateur, he won a 1999 Galveston Troutmasters tournament.
Pat serves as president of the Coastal Conservation Association, working at the forefront of America's coastal conservation mission. He is a past chairman of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission recreational fishing panel, and continues to be an impassioned voice for marine conservation and proper fisheries management across the nation.
Pat has written for numerous state and national publications. He is currently publisher of CCA’s nationally acclaimed TIDE magazine as well as working on the CCA Texas newsletter. He has won several writing awards, including the Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association Editorial-of-the-Year award.
This no-nonsense guide is the culmination of years of professional guiding and countless personal angling experiences. It is an A to Z guide for everyone from beginner to pro. Put simply, it will make you a better fisherman.