Texas Fish & Game

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May 12, 2016

Strange Fun on a Boat: Trot-Line for Crabs

We fish, we hunt, and maybe we just go for a swim now and again – however you may use your boat, the bottom line is that it should be fun. Last weekend I tried something […]
May 10, 2016
kenai river

Bucket List: Destination, Alaska

Sometimes, being a member of the press has serious advantages. Especially when folks invite you to go somewhere unexpected and utterly awesome, like the Kenai River, in Alaska. Last summer Yamaha brought me up there for […]
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 […]
April 12, 2016
outboard

Suzuki 2.5 HP Outboard: A New Mini-Might

A 2.5 HP engine may not get many headlines, but this new mini-might from Suzuki is worth paying attention to. Why? Simply put, because it’s just about the lightest gasoline-fueled outboard around. At 30 pounds – […]
April 5, 2016
outboard

Are Two Outboard Engines Really Better than One?

There was a time when asking this question was downright silly. For anyone who ran a boat big enough to waters distant enough, yes, having two outboards was a must. Many of us who owned smaller, […]
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 […]
March 22, 2016
3-d fishfinders

New 3-D Fishfinders: How Well Do They Work?

3-D fishfinders fishfinders were first introduced years ago, but they didn’t last long on the market. That’s because for the most part, they stunk. 3-D back then was on par with 3-D movies: they didn’t look […]
March 15, 2016
outboards

The World’s Most Powerful Outboard: Seven Marine 627

The title for the world’s most powerful outboard has been owned by Seven Marine, with their 557 HP outboard, for several years. As of the 2016 season, however, that changes—thanks to the introduction of a new […]
March 8, 2016
Mako 334 cc

A Rockin’ Cool New Mako – Yes, Mako – Fishboat

Mako marine was one of those boatbuilders who hit legendary status, then somehow faded into the past. Their classics, boats like the 17 center console, had great runs back in the 90’s but weren’t followed up […]
February 23, 2016
digipower

GoPro Video on Boats? Try re-fuel QuickPod Power Grip

Whether we’re wake surfing, fishing, or duck hunting, many of us like to catch the action on our boat with GoPro footage. But there are several problems: GoPros are so small it’s hard to hold and […]