Texas Fish & Game

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November 14, 2019

Lure Colors for Tuna

Few fish present as great a challenge as yellowfin tuna. If you want a fight that will have you dripping with sweat, arms aching and blisters forming on your hand at the reel crank, these beasts […]
November 12, 2019

Bluefish in the Surf

Bluefish are an excellent species to catch in the surf, and while many may feel this fish isn’t a top target, in fact bluefish are under-rated. These fish fight hard, and as long as you don’t […]
November 5, 2019

3 Cool New Fishing Tools

I am angry. I mean, I am really pi**ed off, furious, and livid, because Shimano dared to replace the Stradic FK with the new Stradic FL. Yeah, yeah, I know, this latest version incorporates a bunch […]
October 29, 2019

Mackerel on the Fly

I’m no fly fishing sharpie, but guys who are step aboard my boat every now and again. And one of those that impressed me the most lately was a guy named David, who’s a Grim Reaper […]
October 22, 2019

Speckled Sea Trout Tactics: The Retrieve

A true story: there were five very experienced anglers aboard a boat creeping through the shallows with an electric trolling motor, hitting Spot-Lock when points with current or a trough came into casting range. All five […]
October 8, 2019
amberjack fish

5 Tips for Catching Amberjacks

Amberjacks may not be the best tasting fish in the world, but you’ll have trouble convincing anyone who’s tussled with a reef donkey that this species isn’t among the hardest-fighting in the sea. Want to set […]
October 1, 2019
fishing dolphinfish

Circle Hooks or J Hooks for Dolphinfish?

Which is better when fishing for dolphinfish: circle hooks, or J hooks? This is a question I’ve gone back and forth on for years, but have finally been able to draw some solid conclusions. When you’re […]
September 26, 2019
cobia ears

What do fish hear?

I recently had an awesome opportunity to go fishing with one of the world’s foremost experts on how fish hear: Dr. Arthur Popper, from the University of Maryland. He’s spent an entire career focusing solely on […]
September 24, 2019

Essential Fishing Gear: A Hairbrush?!

When you think about critical fishing gear, a hairbrush is probably just about the last thing in the world going through your mind. I know that was the case with me – until last week. I […]
September 17, 2019

Trolling With Planers

With one of the best Spanish mackerel bites in memory going off this summer, we’ve done a lot of trolling with planers lately. You know the gig: number one, two, and three planers get rigged in-line, […]
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