Texas Fish & Game

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December 6, 2022

Is there Bubble-Gum Pink in your Tackle Box?

Some anglers carry a million different colors and patterns, and some others have three or four stand-bys they stick to. No matter which category you fall into, peek at your tacklebox right now and see if […]
August 9, 2022

The Best Inshore Saltwater Fishing Lure in the World

What’s the best inshore saltwater fishing lure in the world? Ask 10 different anglers and you’ll get 10 different answers. Some lures have more specific applications than others, some shine in specific conditions, and some are […]
May 24, 2022

Soft Plastic Lure Colors: Top Three Picks

When it comes to soft plastics, there are about a million and one colors and color patterns to choose from. Of course, it’s no secret that many are made more to catch your eye at the […]
December 15, 2021

Tips for Fishing the Classic Diamond Jig

Diamond jigs have been around for about as long as mankind has been able to work metal. Walk the isles of any tackleshop today, and you’ll see countless types of metal jigging spoons with all sorts […]
June 16, 2021

Bucktails: They NEVER go Out of Style!

The bucktail is as old as the wheel (maybe older) and is about as low-tech a fishing lure as you can find. Yet it’s also shockingly effective. Bucktails work just as well today as they did […]
February 9, 2021

Why Chartreuse Jigs Work

The color chartreuse is a very common one in the world of fishing. Everyone’s probably heard the saying “if it ain’t chartreuse it ain’t no use,” and there’s no doubt that if you inspected the soft […]
May 11, 2016

Ground Game for Catfish

Bank Fishing Strategies for Boatless Anglers story by TF&G Staff with Chad Ferguson Anglers bound to fishing for catfish or any other species from the bank have limitations. Let us be honest here and recognize there […]
April 29, 2016

Bill’s Favorite Dance Partners (TFG Throwback – 1995)

The five favorite baits that help America’s favorite angler catch fish every time. by Scott Liles Most dedicated Texas bass anglers have one or two lures that they prefer fishing. Some of use enjoy fishing spinnerbaits, and others […]
June 16, 2015

Bait Versus Lures for Stripers and Speckled Sea Trout

Got Bait IV is now live, and in this episode, we put soft crab baits up against BKDs and Bust ‘Em Baits. What’s really different in this episode, however, is our boat: we’re on a Yahama […]
January 27, 2015

How to Hot-Rod a Fishing Lure

Do you modify your fishing lures, to make them more effective? If so, you need to know about hot-rodding. And if not, well, you should. In one episode of the Got Bait? fishing series, we show how […]