Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

November 8, 2016
bimini top

5 Maintenance Tips for your Boat’s Bimini Top

If your boat doesn’t offer some sort of protection from the sun, it can get miserable aboard. For anglers this often means opting for a T-top, but on some boats, like the cuddy cabin you see here, […]
November 1, 2016
weego jump starter

Dead Boat Battery? Never Again!

Nothing is worse than getting ready to pull away from the dock, turning the key, and hearing… nothing. Yes, a dead boat battery is a very, very depressing thing. Fortunately, in this day and age it […]
October 25, 2016
alaska boat

What Can We Learn from Fishing Boats in Alaska?

At first glance, you might not think a Texas boater would or should pay too much attention to the boats they fish from in Alaska. Their waters are a world apart from what’s found around here, […]
October 18, 2016
hydrofoil

Should You Put a Hydrofoil On Your Boat?

A hydrofoil can improve the performance of a boat in numerous situations. But many people shy away from trying them, particularly because most require drilling holes in the lower unit’s anti-ventilation plate during installation. There are […]
October 4, 2016
fishing tackle

5 Tricks for Onboard Boat Fishing Tackle Stowage

Onboard fishing tackle stowage is a great thing on a fishing boat. It allows you to keep all your goodies and gear close at hand, yet you never have to lug a tackle box around. But, […]
September 27, 2016
launching

Launching and Retrieving: How Far Should You Submerge the Trailer?

If you have a trailer boat, you already know that one of the most stressful parts of any day is launching and retrieving. (Read 5 Tips for Launching a Boat Single-Handed, to see some tips on […]
September 6, 2016
inlet

Running an Inlet – With the Big Dogs

Running an inlet can be a stressful event, but it’s made worse when there’s a ton of boat traffic. What takes it from worse to really bad is a bunch of big battlewagons on your tail. […]
August 23, 2016
rust streaks

How to Get Rust Streaks out of Fiberglass

Nothing makes a fiberglass boat look uglier than rust streaks. And no matter how well built a boat is (including the use of 316-grade stainless steel for all the fittings) sooner or later those icky streaks […]
August 16, 2016
twin vee

Small but Sturdy: 3 Little Fishing Boats that can Handle Big Water

If you’re anything like me you like to fish everything from sweetwater to bluewater, but can’t afford an entire fleet of fishing boats. Truth be told, if money was no object we’d each own three, four, […]
August 9, 2016
rodholders

Rigging Your boat for Serious Fishing: Rodholders

If you want to rig your boat for serious fishing, gobs of rodholders are a must. But all rodholders are not created equal. Some are sturdy, some are weak; some allow you to spread your lines […]
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