Texas Fish & Game

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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 […]
February 20, 2018
seagull caught fishing

You Hooked a Seagull – What Now? (Do they really taste like chicken?)

If you fish long enough, sooner or later you’ll hook a seagull. In fact, through the years I’ve managed to hook and land gulls, frigates, pelicans, and once, a hen mallard. Nine times out of 10 […]
February 14, 2018
fishing podcast

Podcast: Saltwater Fishing Series: Basic Rod & Reel Set-Ups, Kayak Sharks and Gear Care with Guest Daryl Palmer

On this week’s episode, Dustin Warncke and Daryl Palmer discuss more saltwater fishing gear, tactics, rod, reel and line set-ups, best practices, conservation and more. From the novice angler to the advanced “old salt” fisherman, everyone […]
February 1, 2018

[Video] Redfish and Largemouth Bass Fishing in the Marsh

Dustin Warncke travels for an action filled fishing trip in the brackish marsh fishing for largemouth bass and redfish. Here are some highlights of the action taken by a GoPro Hero 3. This was the first […]
January 17, 2018
fishing podcast

Podcast: Saltwater Fishing Series – Inshore & Surf Fishing, Shark Safety and More with Guest Daryl Palmer

This week on the Texas Fish & Game podcast, Dustin connects with Daryl Palmer from Double D Extreme Tackle to talk about fishing in saltwater. The two talk about gear, rigs and tips for fishing the […]
January 9, 2018
toad fish

Stranger Brew: Bizarre Gulf Fish You Can Eat

There are some really strange fish swimming around in the Gulf, many of which we anglers catch by accident now and again. With all three of these species we’re about to look at below, the common […]
December 6, 2017
black drum fishing

Fun with Black Drum

Okay, so maybe black drum aren’t the most beautiful fish swimming in the sea. Nor are they the tastiest once they surpass 30 or 40 pounds (though smaller ones are quite good in the frying pan). […]
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