Texas Fish & Game

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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 […]
January 28, 2020
angler with fish

Three Tips for Topwater Tactics

Topwater Tactics Few methods of fishing are as fun as topwater. Seeing a fish throw up a wake as it shoots towards your plug and watching the ensuing surface explosion is an adrenaline-pumping experience. But fishing […]
January 7, 2020

Crab Baits with the Snafu Rig

Crab Baits The Snafu isn’t a rig commonly seen along the Gulf Coast, which is no wonder since it’s main use is for tautog fishing in the northeast Atlantic. So, why might we be interested in […]
January 1, 2020

Major Saltwater Boat Improvements

After living with the same saltwater boat for 12 years, I figured it was about time for an upgrade. But I didn’t really want a new boat – I just wanted mine to be better. So […]
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 […]
December 24, 2019
kite fishing for cobia

Kite Fishing for Cobia?

When we think of cobia fishing, we usually think of sight fishing or chumming. But… kite fishing? That’s not exactly a technique most folks would consider when targeting this species. And that’s too bad – because […]
December 10, 2019

Safety In Stand-Up Gear

Battling hundred-pound-plus fish on stand-up gear is no small feat. It takes every bit of stamina, grit, and fish-fighting skill you can muster. But when it’s approached correctly by an angler who’s in good shape, you […]
December 3, 2019

Kayak Trolling, 101

I enjoy kayak fishing, but I’m no kayak fishing expert. Fortunately I know a lot of people who are, and recently when one of them took me out for a day, he shared some basics with […]
November 28, 2019

Spanish Mackerel on… Popping Corks?!

If you enjoy catching Spanish mackerel you probably have plenty of tips for catching more mackerel up your sleeve, know all about trolling for macks, and maybe even know how to try fly fishing for Spanish […]
November 26, 2019

Sword Fight!

You may have to run 75 or more miles out into the Gulf, employ special rigging and techniques, and spend all day staring at a solitary rod tip, but if you can win a battle with […]
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