Texas Fish & Game

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November 7, 2023

Chum Up More Sharks!

Catching sharks is a ton of fun, and chumming is a great way to attract those toothy critters up close to your boat. I had the chance to fish with noted shark expert Capt. Mark Sampson […]
November 7, 2023

How to Clean and Eat Cutlassfish

I’ve been asked plenty of times how to catch cutlassfish (also called ribbonfish or hair-tail), but what’s funny is that I get asked even more about what to do with them. People take one look at […]
October 19, 2023

3 Cool Lure Types You Need to Know About

We anglers love our lures. Sure, most of them are designed to catch fishermen as much as fish. Yes, we spend a paycheck’s worth on new lures far too often. But few things are as much […]
October 19, 2023

Blue Marlin: Engage in the Ultimate Battle

Blue marlin aren’t exactly a common catch, but when you put in the long hours and run far, far from port, they do represent the ultimate battle any angler could engage in. You say you’re ready […]
October 10, 2023

Tips for Spotting More Cobia

If there’s any form of fishing more exhilarating than sight fishing for cobia, we can’t imagine what it is. Spotting the fish, presenting the bait or lure, and watching the predator attack is just about as […]
October 5, 2023

Flounder in the Surf

Flounder are a great target for surf fishing, but most anglers don’t alter their tactics to go after them in specific. That’s a shame, because while you will reel in a flounder now and again chucking […]
September 26, 2023

Fire Up the Mahi-Mahi

Mahi-mahi are one of those species that’s almost always willing to bite. Almost. But on occasion they do get lockjaw, which is doubly frustrating because (unless you’re trolling) you can usually see them swim right up […]
September 14, 2023

Mini-Reds: Grab Your Ultralight Gear!

Many anglers get caught up in the game of trophy hunting. And sure, catching monsters is fun! But, so is catching numbers. And if you want to catch redfish after redfish (tip: this is a great […]
September 6, 2023

Everything You Need to Know about Swordfish Baits

It’s amazing the lengths anglers will go to when they’re prepping up offshore baits. Ballyhoo get rigged and salted. Ribbonfish get love, care, and a chandelier of treble hooks. Eels get scrubbed with steel wool until […]
September 5, 2023

Catching Specks in Difficult Conditions

Specks are finicky fish, and when conditions aren’t right catching them can seem nearly impossible. Of course, you may have just woken up at zero-dark-early, launched the boat, then cruised for 10 miles before you found […]