Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

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 […]
February 16, 2016
shimano stradic

Shimano Stradic C3000HG: YOWZA!!

When Shimano announced that they were coming out with a new Stradic line, I was a bit apprehensive. My favorite reel for casting and jigging is a Stradic 3000, and honestly, I didn’t want them to […]
February 9, 2016
mistakes anglers make

Mistakes Anglers Make – Don’t Do This!

I have been creating disastrous tangles, breaking fishing rods, falling off of the boat, and hooking myself, friends, and family, for decades. If there’s a mistake to be made while fishing, chances are I’ve made it. […]
February 2, 2016
boston whaler

Miami Boat Show Preview: New Fishing Boats from Boston Whaler, Edgewater, Mako

As the Miami Boat Show approaches (it runs February 11 through the 15th) the press releases are starting to fly. And already, we’re hearing about some cool new fishing boats that will be hitting the water […]
January 26, 2016
plano tacklebox

New Plano Tacklebox: 414300 M Series Hydro-Flo 3700

One of the toughest things about fishing and boating in saltwater is making sure you wash everything down after a day of fishing. And I mean everything. Each and every one of us has found a […]
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 12, 2016
outboard motors

Small Outboards: What to Look for in 25 HP and Under

Small outboard motors are not all created equally—not by a long shot—and if you’re going to spend thousands of dollars on a new one, you want to choose carefully. So, what makes for a good outboard […]
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 29, 2015
yamaha jet boat

Should You Consider a Jet Boat for Fishing?

The answer to this question used to be a pretty easy “no”. Unless you regularly ran through rocky rivers, jet drives on outboard powered fishing boats didn’t make much sense. And inboard jet drives may have […]
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 […]