Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

February 12, 2019
jigging for tuna

Three Tips for Speed Jigging

As we discussed in Speed Jigging Kills, this technique is a highly-effective way of triggering strikes when predators are suspending at mid-depth, be they tunas, kingfish, or any other species. But many people conflate speed jigging with […]
February 7, 2019
braid fishing line problems

Spooling Up With Braid Line

Any angler who’s been around for a while has spooled up a reel with braid line. And, he or she has undoubtedly also experienced the braid spinning around the spool of the reel. This can be […]
February 5, 2019
yellowfin tuna

Three Awesome Lures for Tuna Fishing

You’re ready to head offshore and troll for tuna? Whether you’ll be targeting yellowfin at the rigs or blackfin behind the shrimpers, one thing is for sure: you need a very specific assortment of lures. And […]
January 22, 2019
chain pickerel

Bobbers, Floats, and Corks, Oh My!

Few things are as basic or as ubiquitous in fishing as bobbers, floats, and corks. Virtually all of us who grew up fishing remember sitting on the bank of a pond, lake, or river, and casting […]
January 15, 2019
fishing for tripletail

Running and Gunning for Tripletail

When people think about tripletail, they don’t usually think about run-and-gun fishing. This is a mistake. Truth be told, running and gunning is an excellent way to target this species – when applied in the right […]
January 10, 2019
cubera snapper

Catch Cubera Snapper in Texas Waters

Cubera snapper are not the most common target in Texas waters, but when one considers just how many species of snapper are present here (an even dozen are listed by the TPWD) it shouldn’t surprise anyone […]
January 2, 2019
wind speed map

3 Internet Tools That Help You Catch Fish

Yeah yeah, I know. We would all much rather be out on the water fishing than sitting in front of the computer. Believe me, I’m 1000-percent with you. There’s just one thing: spending a few minutes […]
January 1, 2019
lures for fish

Do Rattling Lures Work Better in Saltwater?

Many lures have rattle chambers, which create quite a racket. In some cases, in fact, you may not only feel the vibrations in your rod but also hear the rattles as the lure moves through the […]
December 25, 2018
casting for fish

How to Maximize Your Casting Distance

Casting distance is something many of us take for granted. We swing that rod just as hard as we can, watch the lure fly, and see how far it goes. But with a little advanced planning […]
December 19, 2018
mustad circle hooks

Choosing The Right Circle Hook

All hooks are not created equal, and choosing the right circle hook can be even more confusing than choosing the right J-hook. Most of us were raised on Js, so we don’t start with the same […]
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