Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

June 12, 2018
yo-zuri topknot leader

Pink Fluorocarbon Leader: Does it Make a Difference?

Fluorocarbon Cool-But Pink? On a recent three-day fishing binge in Florida, I was introduced to Yo-Zuri TopKnot fluorocarbon leader. While we were fishing, however, I noticed something a bit odd: the fluoro was pink. Now, everything […]
June 6, 2018
mercury outboards

News Flash: Mercury Marine Introduces New V6 and V8 Outboards!

If you’ve been paying attention to big happenings in the marine world lately, you probably heard about introductions like the new Suzuki Df350 outboard, and a number of new outboards introduced by Yamaha, but the latest big […]
May 30, 2018
snook fishing

Snook Tricks that Work

Texas isn’t exactly known for burgeoning snook populations, but in certain places at certain times it’s a great gamefish to pursue. If, that is, you know how to get ’em. Because snook are one of those […]
May 24, 2018
black belly rose fish

Deep-Drop Surprise: Black Belly Rosefish

The best thing about deep-drop fishing is that you never know what the heck you’re going to pull up from the depths of the Gulf like the rosefish. Sure, golden tilefish, snappers, and groupers are all […]
May 22, 2018
flounder fishing

Three Things You Never Realized About Flounder

Flounder Fishing Flounder are a popular catch and many of us hunt them with great regularity, but there are at least three things about these flatfish that most people don’t realize. Why should you care? Because […]
May 14, 2018
gulf toadfish

The World’s Ugliest Gamefish

Gamefish What’s the world’s ugliest gamefish? While different people are sure to have different opinions, everyone should agree that the Gulf Toadfish is certainly a top contender. Wait a sec – a toadfish isn’t really a […]
May 6, 2018
party boat fishing

Party Boat Fishing Tips

Party Boat Time Fishing on a party boat can be a ton of fun, and lead to a cooler full of dinner. But it has its ups and its downs. On the positive side, it allows […]
April 26, 2018
saltwater spinning reel

Choosing the Best Saltwater Spinning Reel

Spinning Reel A few months back we took a look at choosing the best saltwater fishing reel, so it’s time to take a closer look at choosing a spinning reel, in specific. Many anglers prefer spinning […]
April 24, 2018
red snapper fishing

The Red Snapper Debacle, Feds, and Fisheries Management

If you want to make your hair turn prematurely gray, raise your blood pressure, and go on an epic-level rant, just try to comprehend red snapper management. Then, try to understand virtually any fisheries management. It’s […]
April 10, 2018
bat fishing lure

Three Totally Weird Fishing Lures That Work

We’ve all seen strange things happen on the water: species that have no business being where you are, fish that don’t bite when they ought to, and in at least one case, discovering a fish with […]