Texas Fish & Game

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November 5, 2019

3 Cool New Fishing Tools

I am angry. I mean, I am really pi**ed off, furious, and livid, because Shimano dared to replace the Stradic FK with the new Stradic FL. Yeah, yeah, I know, this latest version incorporates a bunch […]
October 29, 2019

Mackerel on the Fly

I’m no fly fishing sharpie, but guys who are step aboard my boat every now and again. And one of those that impressed me the most lately was a guy named David, who’s a Grim Reaper […]
October 8, 2019
amberjack fish

5 Tips for Catching Amberjacks

Amberjacks may not be the best tasting fish in the world, but you’ll have trouble convincing anyone who’s tussled with a reef donkey that this species isn’t among the hardest-fighting in the sea. Want to set […]
September 10, 2019

3 Tips for Live-Lining Baitfish

Live-lining with baitfish seems really simple, right? You stick a fish on a hook, pitch it out there, and let it swim… what could be simpler? Truth be told, if you look at live-lining like this […]
August 27, 2019

Inshore Mahi Tactics

Most of us think of mahi-mahi (dolphinfish) as a species usually encountered in offshore waters, and usually that’s the case. Some years, however, they come closer to shore than others. And every so often they can […]
August 13, 2019

The Best Baits for Surf Fishing

Surf fishermen know that having the right bait can be a key component in catching fish in the suds. But, which bait is best? All of them, and none of them. Truth be told, it depends […]
July 25, 2019

Three Tips for Speed Jigging

Speed jigging is a highly-effective way of triggering strikes when predators are suspending at mid-depth, be they tunas, kingfish, or any other species. But many people conflate speed jigging with vertical jigging – which is a […]
July 17, 2019
fishing podcast

Podcast: Live from the ICAST Fishing Show 2019 in Orlando, FL with Cal, Chester and Dustin

Podcast Player: Podcast Show Notes: On this episode, Cal Gonzales (TF&G Saltwater Editor), Chester Moore (TF&G Chief Editor) and host Dustin Warncke re-unite in Orlando, Florida at the annual ICAST fishing trade show. The trio shares […]
July 16, 2019
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The Amazingly Adaptive Shad Dart

Few lures are as simple, basic, unassuming, yet effective, as the dart. Yes, marabou jigs come close, but they rarely carry as much weight for the size. Sure, some jig heads with plastic tails create a […]
May 21, 2019
fishing on a party boat

Secret Party Boat Fishing Tips

If you don’t have a boat of your own and you want to go fishing on the Gulf, party boats are a great option. Sure, they can get crowded. Yes, they’re slow and often roll around […]
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