Texas Fish & Game

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June 2, 2022

Black on the Yak

Catching big black drum on a kayak is a hoot – those hefty bruisers take you for a serious sleigh ride, and few inshore fish grow as large as these drum. No, they won’t tail-walk and […]
April 14, 2022

Fleas for Bait – Sand Fleas, That Is

Sand fleas, or mole crabs as some folks call ’em,  can be found wiggling in the sand at the edge of the surf and easily dug up by hand or scooped from the loose sand with […]
August 13, 2019

The Best Baits for Surf Fishing

Surf fishermen know that having the right bait can be a key component in catching fish in the suds. But, which bait is best? All of them, and none of them. Truth be told, it depends […]
May 30, 2019

Black Drum in the Surf

When it comes to catching black drum, one of the toughest challenges to surmount is hauling a black in through the surf. Surf fishing has a number of difficult aspects – weather may be an issue […]
November 29, 2016

Texas Hotshots – 41″ Drum

41″ Drum caught off of pier near Nueces Bay in Corpus Christi using dead shrimp
November 3, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Big Drum

Carol caught this big black drum while fishing near the Pelican Island Bridge in Galveston. She was using a tiny dead shrimp to fish for sand trout in about 10′ of water. When she was holding […]
January 14, 2015

Magpul’s New 60 Round Drum Mag! [VIDEO]

Magpul just released news of thier new 60 round drum mag. The D60 sound all pros and no cons: Loading Lever Speed loader capable (such as stripper clips) Loads into AR on closed bolt Holds bolt open […]