Texas Fish & Game

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April 23, 2019
grouper fishing

Electric Reels for Grouper and Snapper

Some anglers who drop baits deep in the Gulf for species like grouper and snapper prefer to hand-crank their fish, while others lay out the extra cash for electric reels that wind up the catch with […]
April 18, 2019
chumming for fish

Use These Chumming Tricks, to Attract More Fish!

Chumming is a pretty straightforward tactic: You dump ground fish into the water, and predators come flocking… right? Well, sort of. While it’s true that this sums up the basics, there are some finer points to […]
April 16, 2019
jack crevalle fishing

The Amazing, Underrated Jack

Jack crevalle are one of the most underrated fish around. While it’s true that they aren’t the best table fare in the world (which is no doubt why they’re avoided by many anglers), few fish can […]
March 19, 2019
soft plastic lure caught striper

Paddle Tails vs Twisters vs Straight Tail Soft Plastics: Which is Best?

Walk through any tackle shop, and you’ll see a wide range of paddle tails, twister tails, and straight tail soft plastics. So, how are you supposed to know which to choose? Let’s look at the attributes […]
March 14, 2019
chumming for cobia

Cobia Chumming Tricks

You want to catch more cobia? Of course you do! A while back we published an article on general tips for how to catch more cobia, but truth be told, if you want to be as effective […]
February 28, 2019
fishing for bluefish

Catching the Under Appreciated, Hard-Fighting, Great-Tasting Bluefish

The Rodney Dangerfield of the angling community, bluefish don’t get no respect. This is a shame, because bluefish fight great, strike hard, and often leap into the air as they attempt to shake the hook free. […]
February 21, 2019
fishing skiff

Choosing a Small Outboard for a Saltwater Fishing Skiff

When it comes to choosing a small outboard engine for a saltwater fishing skiff, just as when choosing any size outboard, in truth your options are fairly limited. Let’s say you’re looking for a 25-horse powerplant, […]
February 12, 2019
jigging for tuna

Three Tips for Speed Jigging

As we discussed in Speed Jigging Kills, this technique is a highly-effective way of triggering strikes when predators are suspending at mid-depth, be they tunas, kingfish, or any other species. But many people conflate speed jigging with […]
February 7, 2019
braid fishing line problems

Spooling Up With Braid Line

Any angler who’s been around for a while has spooled up a reel with braid line. And, he or she has undoubtedly also experienced the braid spinning around the spool of the reel. This can be […]
February 5, 2019
yellowfin tuna

Three Awesome Lures for Tuna Fishing

You’re ready to head offshore and troll for tuna? Whether you’ll be targeting yellowfin at the rigs or blackfin behind the shrimpers, one thing is for sure: you need a very specific assortment of lures. And […]
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