Texas Fish & Game

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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 […]
April 3, 2018
ranger z520ci

Three Red-Hot New Fishing Boats: Ranger Z520CI, Blackfin 272cc, Grady-White Canyon 456

Fishing Boats 2018 has brought a slew of hot new fishing boats to the water, and we’ve checked out so many it makes our head spin. That said, there are three stand-outs we’re sure you’ll want […]
March 29, 2018
soft crab fishing bait

The Ultimate (But Often Ignored) Saltwater Fishing Bait

One of the best saltwater fishing baits on the face of the planet all too often gets ignored by anglers: “soft” blue crabs. Crabs grow by shedding their shell, and for a short period of time […]
March 27, 2018
kayak trolling

Kayak Trolling Tips

Kayak trolling can be quite effective, and that goes for paddlers as well as peddlers. Yes, you will need a kayak rigged properly, particularly when it comes to having multiple rod holders. And this form of […]
March 15, 2018
big black drum

3 Tips for Catching MONSTER Black Drum

You want to catch a monster black drum? We’re not talking about a 10-pounder, here. We’re not talking about a 30-pounder, or even a 50-pound drum. But a true beast of a black, 70 to 80 […]
March 12, 2018
fishing with fishing line

Saltwater Smack-Down: Braid vs. Monofilament

Which is better, braid or monofilament fishing line? Those of you who fish regularly know that the answer to this question includes a lot of caveats, conditions, and conundrums. In fact, there is no answer. Because […]
March 6, 2018
fish eating gulp!

What Happens if You Eat GULP!?

Yes, we know the packaging on GULP! Clearly states “not for human consumption,” but we also know that the fish really seem to enjoy eating it. And that makes us quite curious. What gives? Does Shrimp-flavored […]
February 27, 2018
spanish mackerel

Spanish Invasion! 3 Tips for Catching More Spanish Mackerel

Catching more Spanish mackerel is a good goal for any angler, as these speedsters fight hard and taste great (just as long as you eat them fresh; remember, mackerel don’t freeze well). This can also be […]
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