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Gyroscopic Stabilization for your Entire Boat: We are NOT Making this up!

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 09:00

Yes, you can actually get gyroscopic stabilization for your entire boat. What the heck does this mean? A reduction in your boat’s rocking and rolling by 70 to 90 percent. Now, wait a sec – that sounds like utter nonsense, doesn’t it? You can’t stop a boat from rocking and rolling! Well, yes you can.

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Texas Game Wardens Lead Successful Joint Operation Bahia de Aransas

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:21

Texas game wardens over the weekend wrapped up a successful six-day multiagency initiative, called Operation Bahia de Aransas, designed to increase law enforcement presence along the coastal bend region. The initiative was in response to increased commercial oyster activity in Aransas, Carlos and Mesquite bays. Throughout the week of Feb. 13, patrols were conducted by

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Poison Pork

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:16

The latest news has it that the state of Texas in its infinite wisdom has decided it is a good thing to use poison to attempt to combat the massive feral hog invasion of our state. This has got to be just about the most bone headed ill advised attempt to get a grip on

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The Bass Spawn: Love is in the Water

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:46

This time of year is when most Texas anglers flood the boat ramps and go searching for big bug eyed largemouth that are getting ready to spawn. But, do we really understand what they are doing and why they are doing it?  If knowledge is power, then you will want to read on.  I have

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Field Notes

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:43

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Leaving a Game Camera Trail Texas game wardens were able to make a solid case against four individuals in Wilson County last season for hunting without landowner consent after the landowner provided photos of the subjects he captured on a

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Biologists Confirm Genetics of First ShareLunker Offspring Entered into Program

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:28

In March 2006, angler Edward Reid pulled a staggering 14.48-pound largemouth bass from the depths of Lake Conroe near Houston. On Feb. 10, nearly 11 years later and more than 234 miles away, angler Ryder Wicker caught the 13.07-pound offspring of that fish from Marine Creek Lake near Fort Worth. The Lake Conroe fish, later

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Mmm…Tilapia and Bowfishing Fun

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:35

Bowfishing for tilapia is probably one of the most challenging, but fun activities I enjoy in the outdoors. A couple of weeks ago I had the sincere pleasure to go bowfishing again with Marty McIntyre with GARQUEST Bowfishing Adventures  on Lake Fairfield in North Texas. If you have never tried bowfishing and live in or

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Three Leased Public Fishing Access Areas Open for White Bass Anglers

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 07:10

White bass are one of Texas’ most sought after game fish, especially when they make their annual spring spawning migration into rivers above reservoirs. Now that those fish are on the move, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) River Access and Conservation Area program has opened free public access sites for anglers at three

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Excalibur Releases New Flagship Crossbow, Micro 355 Packed with Features

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:00

Built on the incredibly popular Micro 335 platform, the new Micro 355 packs incredible speed and power into an ultra-compact design. Imagine the Micro 335 loaded with more power, and that’s what to expect from Excalibur’s flagship 2016 crossbow. Reliability, maneuverability, incredible performance and ease of use are all a part of the Micro 355

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Choosing the Right Kayak for Fishing

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 09:00

Kayak fishing has been growing by leaps and bounds, and there’s now a huge number of kayaks specifically designed for the sport. Just check out a few of our past blogs, like Freshwater Kayak Fishing, 34″ Trout Landed on Kayak, or Fishing Kayaks: Should a Yak be your Next Boat? and it quickly becomes apparent just how

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HOG Time Top 5 Baits

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:32

In my last blog we went over where to look for Big S-w-o-l-l-e-n Sow Belly Largemouth Bass.  Now we are going to go over my personal favorite 5 baits to catch them.  Note that I said “personal favorites”.  These are the methods that I prefer to utilize, I am not saying they are the only

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South West International Boat Show gears up for Spring Show

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:21

The region’s largest in-water boat show allows buyers to see boats in their element The South West International Boat Show, the largest in-water boat show in the Southwest, and the premier sail and power show for new and pre-owned vessels, returns April 6-9, 2017, to the South Shore Harbour Marina on Clear Lake, League City,

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42nd Annual Houston Fishing Show Seminar Schedule

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:02

The 42nd annual Houston Fishing Show is just around the corner, and we don’t want you to miss a minute of the action!  Check out the schedule below to plan your visit and be sure to stop by and see TF&G’s very own Chester Moore on Saturday, March 11th! WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017 4:15 P.M. Stacy

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There are knives and then KNIVES

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 16:50

Hunters and their knives are a legendary combination and one in which history and legends have been forged upon. Throughout time, ever since man first donned a loin cloth or fig leaf and picked up a rock or stick to dispatch some unsuspecting ungulate he has needed a blade to skin, gut, cut up and

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Field Notes

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 16:46

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Keep the Beard A Sutton County game warden was checking a deer camp during the special white-tailed deer late season when he discovered a Rio Grande turkey beard in the same cooler as an axis deer that had been killed.

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Podcast: SHOT Show 2017 Highlights and Tree Stand Safety with Guest Lou Marullo

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 15:57

After a small hiatus due to all the coverage of SHOT Show 2017 on FishGame.com, we are back with a recap episode of SHOT. Starting with Texas Fish & Game editors Chester Moore and Lou Marullo recording a Facebook Live session from the show floor to Dustin’s one-on-one interview with Lou Marullo, we bring you the

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New Outboards from Yamaha: F25 and F90

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 09:00

If you’re looking at new outboards, be sure to check out the Yamaha F25 and F90 HP models. These engines represent a nice step up from Yamaha’s previous offerings, in several different ways. First, let’s take a look at the F25. The new 2017 F25 is 66 pounds lighter than the 25 horsepower outboard it

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St. Croix’s Goes Deep – with the NEW Mojo Jig Line of Saltwater Rods

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 17:01

Jigging in a saltwater environment is demanding…of angler and rod. St Croix’s NEW Mojo Jig line of saltwater rods has been designed to exceed those demands. These rods have been tested from New England to the Gulf coasts to ensure each rod has the backbone needed to bring those fish up…and the action to make

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Q’s El Camino Rimfire Suppressor

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 16:55

Q. You are thinking 007 gadgets right? Maybe that’s where Kevin Brittingham got the name for his new suppressor company, I’m not sure.  But what we do know is the new El Camino’s suppressor design shows proof of innovation and experience. My first impression of the El Camino was how thin and lightweight it was. 

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February is HOG Time

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 16:50

If you are looking for a new personal best bucket mouth bass, February is prime time to catch a genuine HOG.  In most parts of Texas February means pre-spawn and the big girls will be at their heaviest weights of the year.  It is a very exciting time that most of us big bass hunters

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