Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

August 15, 2017
sea legs boat

3 Wacky Fishing Boats that are Totally Cool

From tiny canoes to massive offshore convertibles, there are a million and one fishing boats out there. Some of them, however, break all of the molds. They fit into no categories. And they may leave you […]
July 25, 2017

3 Things You do NOT Want to See on Your Next Boat

No matter how bad an idea might be, sooner or later someone will probably try it. Case in point: putting plastic cleats on a 20′ or larger fiberglass boat. Sure, plastic can do the job on […]
July 4, 2017
washdown for boat

Reader Question: Running Water, Please?

Question: This might sound silly to you, but why can’t boat manufactures build a boat that has a bilge pump that dispenses water out of your center console, that is waist high so you can flip […]
June 27, 2017
electronic flare

Cheap but Important: Three Things for your Boat

There are some things a boat simply can’t do without (think: motor) and then there are things we like to add to our boats. Electronics, fishing accouterments, Bimini tops, and so on. There’s also a class […]
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 liked what you’ve seen, now it’s time to leave the […]
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 see beyond skin deep. In the cockpit, below deck level […]
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 boat is built, and how it will hold up over […]
March 20, 2017
sink a boat

My Boat Almost Sunk Last Night – Don’t Let This Happen to You!

The title of today’s blog is 100-percent accurate, and my boat really did almost sink. After a heavy rainstorm last night I swung by the marina this morning, and she was listing hard to starboard with […]
February 28, 2017
seakeeper

Gyroscopic Stabilization for your Entire Boat: We are NOT Making this up!

Yes, you can actually get gyroscopic stabilization for your entire boat. What the heck does this mean? A reduction in your boat’s rocking and rolling by 70 to 90 percent. Now, wait a sec – that […]
November 22, 2016
trailer adjustment

Is Your Boat Trailer Properly Adjusted?

Think carefully before you answer the above question, because your boat trailer may not be exactly what you believe. Unless you bought your boat new, with a trailer matched by your dealer, there’s a good chance […]
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