Texas Fish & Game

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August 20, 2018

CORTLAND Line’s New Catfish Braid – New Gear

THE PERFECT BALANCE OF STRENGTH & SENSITIVITY Catfish are flat out tough and catching them requires a special touch. Expert fisherman know that a line must cut through water to reach catfish in difficult positions. Sometimes […]
August 7, 2018
blue catfish

Catch More Blue Catfish – in Saltwater?

Most Texans think of blue catfish as a freshwater fish, and this species is actually the largest freshwater gamefish in the state. But saltwater anglers should consider targeting blue cats, too. They’re present in many brackish […]
June 18, 2018
circle hook fishing

Catching Catfish in Bar Ditches

Catfish from Creeks and Bar Ditches Small creeks and drainage (bar ditches) can hold a surprising number of catfish. In fact, when looking for places to go catfishing, these smaller bodies of water generally go unutilized […]
May 16, 2018
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Podcast: Fishing for Bass and Catfish and Cross Water Outfitters Fishing Ministry with Guests Terry Tubbs and Dennis Martin

On this episode, Dustin records another mobile podcast at a Cross Water Outfitters fishing ministry event and talks about fishing for catfish, white bass, largemouth bass and other freshwater fishing adventures. Terry Tubbs is a co-founder […]
May 16, 2017
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Strange Brew: Tile Fish, Blue Catfish, and Triggerfish

Yes yes, I know I usually cover boats as opposed to fishing, but if you own a boat and you aren’t into fishing, I honestly can’t imagine why you’re here on Fishgame.com. Besides, recently I’ve been immersed […]
October 13, 2016

Podcast: Fishing Fun on Lake Texoma with Guest Bill Carey

This week on The Best of The Outdoors Podcast, we visit with Bill Carey, owner of Striper Express Guide Service on Lake Texoma on the Texas and Oklahoma border. In this show we cover largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, […]
August 3, 2016

Catfish with a Punch: Pro Tips for Going After Summer Catfish

I’ll always remember my daughter’s first experience with punch bait. She was 17 at the time and was way more into guys and cheerleading than she was whiskered fish. Her snooty reaction when I cracked open […]
May 20, 2016

Cattin’ Around Texas (TFG Throwback – 1995)

Amistad tops the list of great Lone Star catfishing lakes by Russell Tinsley Forgive Dave Ross if he’s prejudiced, but Lake Amistad is where he makes a living as a catfish guide, and the big border […]
May 19, 2016
using your noodle for cats

Using Your Noodle for Catfish

More Passive — but fun — Ways to Catch Cats It is often said that there is more than one way to skin a cat. I’m not so sure about all of that. But what I do know is there […]
May 18, 2016
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45lb Yellow Cat – Texas Hotshots

Lance Jerden, Billy Barron, Mark Hamilton caught this 45 pound Yellow Cat while fishing on Lake Mackenzie.   [box type=”custom” color=”#a0a0a0″ bg=”#dddddd” fontsize=”12″ radius=”10″ border=”#dddddd”]Texas Fish & Game has given “bragging rights” a new take with […]
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