Texas Fish & Game

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June 20, 2017
boat sea trial

Taking a Boat for a Sea Trial – Know Before You Buy

In the past two weeks we’ve looked at how to gain insight into a boat’s quality by inspecting inside the anchor locker and bilge. Assuming you’ve […]
June 13, 2017
cobia bilge

Learn More About a Boat by Looking in the Bilge

Last week we saw how an anchor locker can give you a window into a boat’s soul, and this week, we’ll delve into another way to […]
June 6, 2017
see vee anchor locker

What Can You Learn from a Boat’s Anchor Locker? Tons!

Silly as it may sound, an anchor locker is a window into a boat’s soul. In this one spot you can learn reams about how a […]
May 30, 2017
outboard engien running

Fly By Wire, or Mechanical Boat Controls?

I recently got into a back-and-forth with another boating writer about the virtues of today’s fly-by-wire controls, versus the traditional shifters and cables we used to […]
May 23, 2017
fishing rods

Boating and Fishing Gear: On-Water Testing

Don’t you wish you could test out new boating and fishing gear before you laid out your hard-earned cash for it? Of course you do – […]
May 16, 2017
golden tile fish

Strange Brew: Tile Fish, Blue Catfish, and Triggerfish

Yes yes, I know I usually cover boats as opposed to fishing, but if you own a boat and you aren’t into fishing, I honestly can’t imagine […]
May 9, 2017
yamaha sds props

The Outboard Propeller that Helps You Catch More Fish

Well, okay – no propeller is really going to help you catch more fish. However, there is one prop that can most certainly spook fewer fish, […]
May 2, 2017
misters

Misters: Adding Cheap & Easy “Air Conditioning” to a T-top

If you’re sick and tired of baking in the blazing sun, you may want to consider adding misters to your boat’s T-top, arch, or Bimini. Misters […]
April 25, 2017
boat launch at ramp

Boat Ramp Follies: 3 Things you Shouldn’t Do at the Boat Ramp

The boat launch ramp can be a place of great entertainment – and great frustration. How well a boater launches and retrieves has an impact on […]
April 18, 2017
fishing on an outboard boat

Can Fish Hear Your Outboard? But, Does it Matter?

The simple answer to both of these questions is yes. But, there’s so much more to this story… The other day I got into a somewhat […]
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