Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

June 9, 2020
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Fishing with Green Lights

If you enjoy night fishing with regularity, you probably know exactly what you’re seeing in this somewhat cryptic picture: fish that have been attracted to green lights. Many of us who enjoy night fishing know that […]
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 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 28, 2020
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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, […]
January 30, 2020
false albacore

Give False Albacore Respect

Many anglers dis false albacore, calling them trash fish – even though no one will argue against their fighting abilities. True, their blood-red meat isn’t the first choice of many, but it’s far from inedible. And […]
December 31, 2019

Trolling for Cobia?

Recently we talked about kite fishing for cobia, so it seems like a great time to address another method of cobia fishing that usually gets ignored in favor of sight fishing or chumming: trolling. Sure, anglers […]
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 11, 2019
fishing podcast

Podcast: Underwater Fishing Cams and Other Technology Improving Fishing Success with Guest Adam Kahn

Subscribe on your favorite podcast app or listen right here! On this episode, Dustin sits down with Adam Kahn from GoFish Cam on location at their warehouse and they talk about how fishing technology can help […]