Texas Fish & Game

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July 26, 2016
launching boat

5 Tips for Launching Single Handed

Maybe your buddy cancelled, maybe you couldn’t round up a crew, or maybe you just like fishing alone. If, for whatever reason, you find yourself launching your boat alone, it can be a bit of a […]
July 19, 2016
power catamaran

Is a Power Catamaran Right for You?

Power catamaran fishing boats hold a small but dedicated sliver of the market. Most folks — by far — opt for monohulls, yet those who own cats tend to love them and buy cats in the future when […]
July 5, 2016
hunting dog

Hunting Dogs, on Hunting Boats

If you waterfowl hunt, there’s a good chance you take your dog (or dogs) out on your boat with you. This is, IMHO, a huge part of the experience of hunting. We love our dogs, we […]
June 21, 2016
fuel filter

Don’t Forget About Your Fuel Filter!

On an outboard powered fishing boat, the fuel filter is an imperative item to maintain—yet many of us ignore that filter for years on end. Big mistake. It not only protects your engine from any crud […]
May 17, 2016
power poles

Should You Get a Power Pole for your Boat?

Ever since the first Power Pole hit the water, their popularity has grown by leaps and bounds. There’s just one problem: these things cost thousands of dollars. Are they really worth all that expense? Let’s see… […]
May 3, 2016
grounding

Ran Aground? Make Sure You…

Running aground is something that happens to all of us. Especially if you regularly fish backwater flats and lagoons, it’s simply bound to happen sooner or later. And truth be told, most of the time it’s […]
March 29, 2016
offshore fishing

Offshore Fishing Boat Check

There’s nothing more adrenaline-pumping than taking your own boat offshore, and slamming serious pelagic predators. But it takes some heavy-duty planning. If you want to head for the horizon and chase after big game in your […]
January 19, 2016
towing boats

Choosing a Tow Vehicle? A Few Things to Keep in Mind

If you regularly tow a boat, sooner or later you’ll be faced with choosing a new tow vehicle. Recently I had the chance to park my truck for a week, and tow a number of different […]
January 5, 2016
corrosion

Battling Corrosion: Do this, to Save Your Boat!

I’m going to show you something really, really ugly… are you ready? Yikes! Sorry, fellow boater, I know that’s tough to look at. It causes us pain to see something so horrid, especially on our boats. […]
December 22, 2015
boats

How to Break Your Boat (Don’t do this)

Considering how many of us regularly run boats in all different bodies of water and weather conditions, it’s really rather shocking there aren’t a whole lot more disasters on the water. You’ve heard me talk about […]