Texas Fish & Game

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June 25, 2020

NOAA Predicts Huge Gulf Dead Zone

NOAA scientists are forecasting this summer’s Gulf of Mexico hypoxic area or “dead zone” – an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life – to be approximately 6,700 square […]
June 24, 2020

NOAA Adding To Flower Gardens

Building on more than three decades of scientific exploration and public calls for additional protections, NOAA today released a proposal to expand Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary to protect additional important Gulf of Mexico habitat. NOAA is proposing […]
June 18, 2020
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Spotting Stations For Cobia

If you enjoy sight fishing for cobia, you probably know that there’s no substitute for having eyes in the sky – the higher, the better. But you can’t add a tower to any old boat. The […]
June 18, 2020

Texas Outdoor Annual Going Digital-Only

In the latest change driven by the current public health situation, the Texas Outdoor Annual Hunting, Fishing, and Boating Regulations will be going all-digital for the upcoming hunting and fishing license season, starting when licenses go […]
June 16, 2020
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Taking Your Dog Fishing

What could be better than a day of fishing? How about taking man’s best friend along for the ride? I have to admit, in the past I haven’t been a big proponent of taking my own […]
June 16, 2020

MEGA 360 Imaging Available

Humminbird’s exclusive MEGA 360 Imaging™ technology, the winner of “Best of Electronics” at ICAST 2019, is now available to more anglers with the introduction of new MEGA 360 Imaging–Universal. Humminbird’s MEGA 360 Imaging is now available as an […]
June 11, 2020

Fishing, Faith, Hope And Love

I can safely say, without hyperbole, that this may be the hardest time I’ve ever had writing something. It took a lot of faith to write this story. With quarantine, trying to teach Theatre Arts to […]
June 9, 2020
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Fishing with Green Lights

If you enjoy night fishing with regularity, you probably know exactly what you’re seeing in this somewhat cryptic picture: fish that have been attracted to green lights. Many of us who enjoy night fishing know that […]
June 4, 2020

Tips for Using a Side-Finder Fishfinder

Many people have side-finder fishfinders on their boats these days, but few of them seem to have a solid understanding of how to use the tech to their biggest advantage. Sure, you can meander around and […]
May 28, 2020
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When to Use the Doodle-Bug Rig

The Doodle-Bug is a common surf rig, but most people clip either a Doodle-Bug or a bottom rig onto the end of the line without giving much thought to which is most appropriate for the situation. […]