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Photo Tips: Make Your Big Fish Look Bigger
Okay, this was a BIG fish. In fact, it’s a 157-pound bigeye tuna, which my brother Bill (you see him here) cranked in during an offshore trip last week. But it looks one heck of a lot bigger in this photo than it does in any of the other... Read more
2016 Toyota Tacoma is game changer
It is not often that I am given to superlatives.  I drive hundreds of vehicles every year and it is easy to become jaded.  In this kind of job, you grow quickly skeptical of the manufacturers’ hype and know when you are being snowed. That said, I was impressed... Read more
Rising Texas temperatures?  Up north travel in GMC Yukon Denali is perfect fit
What does a self-respecting Texan do when the heat index is in the 115 degree range?  Step one for many is to rekindle relationships with family and friends who live up north.  That doesn’t mean giving up on trailering a boat, fishing for some different species or living the... Read more
A Saltwater Center Console Pontoon Boat? Yeah Again!!!
Last week, we took a peek at a red-hot high-performance pontoon boat that hits 60 MPH. But what about us anglers? While a lightning-fast pontoon is nifty, it doesn’t exactly fulfill our needs for hard-core fishing machines. Well, never fear. There are also lots of fishing pontoons out there.... Read more
Great Boat Accessory: The Cyntur
If you read this blog regularly, you know it’s rare I’ll focus on a single product in it. Mostly, that’s because it’s rare that a product worth that much attention comes along. But in this case… Mini jump-starter packs made with lithium-ion batteries have been cropping up like crazy,... Read more
Extensive Ram recalls may affect you
As you may already know, FCA (formerly Fiat Chrysler) has been hit with the highest punishment ever for transgressions that the NHTSA considered the worst ever for a vehicle manufacturer.  I personally believe that some of the huge fines and other actions are punitive since top FCA management is... Read more
Ford offers new top-of-the-line F-150 for 2016
It seems like only yesterday that Ford introduced its ground-braking aluminum-bodied F-150, but with 2016 model year creeping up they have taken the wraps off a new Limited edition that will supersede even the King Ranch and Platinum in luxury. The Ford F-150 Limited has virtually all of the... Read more
Fishing Yaks: Should a Kayak Be Your Next Boat?
The popularity of fishing kayaks has simply gone through the roof. There are plenty of reasons why, and if you’re an inshore angler, you may want to consider a fishing kayak for your next boat. Let’s look at the pro’s, and the con’s. THE PROs: -You have amazing stealth,... Read more