Texas Fish & Game

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May 28, 2020
doodlebug rig

When to Use the Doodle-Bug Rig

The Doodle-Bug is a common surf rig, but most people clip either a Doodle-Bug or a bottom rig onto the end of the line without giving much thought to which is most appropriate for the situation. […]
May 26, 2020
mahi mahi fish

Save the Day with Mahi-Mahi

The mahi you see pictured here was certainly no giant. Nor was it the intended target of the day, which was supposed to be all about tuna fishing. But sometimes things just don’t go your way, […]
May 7, 2020
live bait

Keeping Your Live Baits Perky

Whether you love fishing for reds, flounder are your main target, or king mackerel get you the most excited, on thing is for sure: the effectiveness of live baits can’t be overlooked. But all livies are […]
May 5, 2020
kayak fishing rod holders

Rodholders for Fishing Kayaks

One imperative add-on most kayak anglers will want is rodholders. Yes, many serious fishing yaks have a couple of rodholders built in, but few have all you’ll want or need. This means adding holders via surface […]
April 30, 2020
boat with shipsdek

The Ultimate Saltwater Fishing Boat Improvement?

What’s the ultimate fishing boat improvement? That’s a question with no real answer, because it will change depending on who you are, what your priorities are, and how you like to fish. But this one… oooooh, […]
April 28, 2020
fishing alone

Social Distancing While Fishing

Good news, people – fishing is an ideal social distancing activity! Don’t forget, most fishing rods are around six feet in length so if you can make a side-armed cast without whacking anyone in the head, […]
April 14, 2020
using soft crab baits

Tips For Fishing With Soft Crab

Soft crab (or for that matter, any crustacean that has shed) makes an excellent bait for any number of species. Fish not only have an easier time eating it as opposed to hard shell crab, but […]
April 9, 2020

Five Tips for Bottom Fishing

No, bottom fishing isn’t the most “sporting” way to fish. It’s not the most artful, nor the most challenging. In fact, many anglers turn up their noses at the idea of dropping baits on top-and-bottom rigs. […]
April 7, 2020
spadefish angler

Change the Game, With Spadefish

Sure, we love our reds and our snappers and our specks, but sometimes you just want to try fishing for something different. Looking for a change of pace? If so, spadefish make a nifty target. This […]
March 17, 2020
sharrow propeller

The Sharrow Propeller: This is Crazy-Cool!

For as long as any of us have been alive, the fundamentals of propeller technology have remained unchanged. And another thing that’s remained unchanged is the efficiency loss all propellers experience due to tip cavitation. All […]