Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

July 16, 2019
dart fishign lure

The Amazingly Adaptive Shad Dart

Few lures are as simple, basic, unassuming, yet effective, as the dart. Yes, marabou jigs come close, but they rarely carry as much weight for the size. Sure, some jig heads with plastic tails create a […]
July 11, 2019
spreader bar for tuna fishing

Side Winders For Tuna

Spreader bars are a great lure for yellowfin tuna, and now there’s a new spreader bar option on the market: side-winders. If you haven’t heard of them before, that’s likely because I just made that name […]
July 9, 2019

Caring for Offshore Reels

Offshore Reels The reels we use for fishing offshore cost a lot – they represent a significant investment. And offshore gear takes a much tougher beating than inshore tackle, much less that used in freshwater. So […]
July 2, 2019

Yellowfin on Jigs

Jigging is fun, but jigging for pelagics like yellowfin tuna is FUN! Jigging for tunas, however, is not like jigging for most other species. Rather than lift and drop the rod, it’s pumped with short strokes […]
June 20, 2019

Skirted Jig Heads-The Best?

It seems like in many parts of the nation, anglers who enjoy jigging have shifted from using a straight lead-head jig to casting with a skirted head. Does it really make a difference? And if so, […]
June 12, 2019
new evinrude outboards

New Evinrude E-TEC G2 In-Line-Three Outboards

We’ve mentioned before the Evinrude E-TEC G2 300 outboard, and we also brought you up to date when they introduced a new line of smaller G2 outboards a couple of years ago. Well, they went back […]
June 4, 2019
caught a croaker

Tips for Catching Your Own Bait

You want to catch big fish, and save a few bucks at the same time? Catching your own bait is one way to make it happen. On the other hand, when bait-catching gets difficult it can […]
May 30, 2019
black drum fishing in the surf

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 […]
May 28, 2019
raymarine element fishfinder

Raymarine Element: New Fishfinder and Chartplotter System

Recently we took a look at the new 3D fishfinders, we’ve talked about scanner/imager and side-scan fishfinders, and of course a host of other marine electronics systems. There’s just one problem with all this stuff: if […]
May 21, 2019
fishing on a party boat

Secret Party Boat Fishing Tips

If you don’t have a boat of your own and you want to go fishing on the Gulf, party boats are a great option. Sure, they can get crowded. Yes, they’re slow and often roll around […]
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