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July 24, 2018
shark fishing with float

Should You Use Floats in Saltwater?

Floats Are Effective There’s something very basic and slightly childish that comes to mind when we think of bobbers. Surely, many of us got our start as an angler sitting on the bank of a small […]
June 20, 2018
shark fishing

Mako Shark: Get Ready to Rumble

Catching mako shark is no simple task. These pelagic predators live in deep water and are relatively rare – in fact, NOAA recently placed “emergency regulations” on mako, extending the minimum size limit to 83 inches. […]
June 4, 2018

How To Surf Fish In Texas

Millions of Texans play along the Gulf beaches. The sand, waves, birds, and shells blend into a glorious place to play. It is also among the most bountiful surf fishing waters in the world. Forget your […]
January 18, 2018
night fishing for shark

Shark Fishing at Night

If you enjoy saltwater fishing in Texas waters, you’ve no doubt encountered a shark or two through the years. And yeah, we think sharks are cool fish, too. Few species project the power and hunting ability […]
November 21, 2017
sandbar shark

Shark Fishing at Night

Sharks are awesome beasts – both to look at, and to fight on the end of your fishing line. And while you can catch them at any time of day, there’s no doubt that night fishing […]
November 2, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Shark Bigger than Fisherman

Jackson Polk (6) with a little help from his Papaw, Wes Pyfer shows off the shark that he caught while fishing with his family near the San Luis Bridge near Galveston. Jackson caught the shark while […]
May 9, 2016
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Season of the Sharks (TFG Throwback – 1995)

Warm temperatures beckon a wide variety of sharks into close, personal contact with Texas anglers. by Larry Bozka What does a Texas angler get when he or she mixes equal parts of fascination, fear, and fun? […]
May 6, 2016
Blacktip Shark at PINS

Blacktip Shark at PINS

Blacktip Shark caught, tagged, DNA sampled and released. The scariest thing about catching a blacktip shark is releasing it. I walked this girl out into belly deep water and held her there for about five minutes […]
April 21, 2015
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Shark Fishing From Your Boat

You say you want to go shark fishing from your boat? Me, too. But shark fishing most certainly opens up a whole new realm of dangers—even when you’re only catching little guys. Here are a few […]
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