Texas Fish & Game

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April 3, 2018
ranger z520ci

Three Red-Hot New Fishing Boats: Ranger Z520CI, Blackfin 272cc, Grady-White Canyon 456

Fishing Boats 2018 has brought a slew of hot new fishing boats to the water, and we’ve checked out so many it makes our head spin. That said, there are three stand-outs we’re sure you’ll want […]
January 10, 2017
triple outboards

Twin Outboards, or Triples? The Pros and Cons of Each

Today’s big center console fishing machines have gobs of power, and in many cases, when buying one you’ll have to choose between twin outboards and triples. At first glance, bolting triple outboards across the transom of […]
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 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 […]
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 8, 2015
element f18

Bayliner F18: An 18 Foot Fishboat for Under 20K?

Recently I went on assignment to test a Bayliner Element F18, for review on boats.com. (Watch the F18 video boat review, to see it for yourself). While I’ve never been a huge Bayliner fan, I do […]
April 15, 2014
yellowfin 24

Building a Better Fishing Boat: Check Out This Tower

You want a better fishing boat? Of course you do – there’s no such thing as the “perfect” boat, and no matter which you choose there will be days when you wish it were different somehow. […]