Texas Fish & Game

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July 17, 2019
fishing podcast

Podcast: Live from the ICAST Fishing Show 2019 in Orlando, FL with Cal, Chester and Dustin

Podcast Player: Podcast Show Notes: On this episode, Cal Gonzales (TF&G Saltwater Editor), Chester Moore (TF&G Chief Editor) and host Dustin Warncke re-unite in Orlando, Florida at the annual ICAST fishing trade show. The trio shares […]
May 21, 2019

Techron Wins Big Boating Industry Honor

Leading marine business journal Boating Industry magazine today recognized Techron® Protection Plus Marine Fuel System Treatment with a “2019 Top Products” award. Hand-picked by the editorial staff of Boating Industry from among hundreds of nominations, this […]
April 23, 2019

Can You Recycle Fiberglass Boats?

When Earth Day was created in 1970, mainstream America was largely tuned out to the benefits of recycling. Fast forward nearly half a century, however, to Earth Day 2019 (April 22) and it’s fairly common to see local paper, glass […]
February 1, 2019

NauticStar Introduces Three New Models

NauticStar Boats (“NauticStar” or the “Company”), a subsidiary of MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT), has been reinvesting in the business at an accelerated pace, specifically, modernizing the plant and developing leading edge new products. The […]
May 1, 2018

Age Kills Your Boats

Aging Boats Okay, maybe that title is a bit melodramatic, because there are a million and one very old boats out there that are completely safe. It is without question, however, that as a boat’s age […]
May 23, 2017
fishing rods

Boating and Fishing Gear: On-Water Testing

Don’t you wish you could test out new boating and fishing gear before you laid out your hard-earned cash for it? Of course you do – how many times have you bought something that looked great […]
October 14, 2016

Boating Safety – Kayaking and Kill Switches

Texas boating fatalities generally involve an inattentive skipper driving too fast, but nearly half of the 12 boating related fatalities documented through June involved paddle craft, mostly kayaks. “These boating tragedies represent an alarming trend we’re […]
October 4, 2016

Man Facing Intoxication Manslaughter for Lake Fork Fatal Boat Crash

AUSTIN – An investigation by Texas Game Wardens into a fatal boat crash on Lake Fork in July led to an arrest warrant this week for the boat’s operator on felony intoxication manslaughter charges. On the […]
September 2, 2016
Game Warden

“Lake Dudes” Videos Use Humor To Stop Invading Giant Salvinia

Government agencies are often tasked with informing people about pressing issues. Yet information has a hard time competing for attention. People like entertainment. Enter the “Lake Dudes,” animated characters created to catch the attention of boaters, […]
July 18, 2016

Zebra mussels … Texas update, a mussel sniffing dog, tough laws in New Mexico, and maybe some help in the future?

The search for zebra mussels is now part of the boating culture not only in Texas, but in freshwater water bodies across the United States. In Texas, the latest lakes are classified as infested with zebra mussels: […]
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