Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

October 11, 2016

Target the Redfish Frenzy

After we’ve had a strong cold front, target the mouths of rivers and the very largest bayous emptying marsh if you want to catch large numbers […]
October 3, 2016

Flounder Spawning in the Channel? “Rolling” Like Gar?

Out of all the fish I have pursued none get tunnel vision so to speak over prey items like flounder. When they are locked on tiny menhaden […]
September 22, 2016
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Dept. of Wild: The Crappie Thump

Back in 2005, I had the amazing opportunity to dive with and hand feed “Splash”, the 121-pound blue catfish caught by angler Cody Mullenix on Lake […]
September 22, 2016
micro whitetail

Micro Whitetail? Yes! (Pt. 2)

My late uncle Jackie Moore used to tell a story about seeing a micro-sized whitetail buck cross the road when he was headed out to a deer […]
September 15, 2016

Dept. of Wild: Texas Porcupine Chase!

In 2008, I received a photo of a porcupine road-killed at Sabine Pass. That photo shocked many people because they (along with yours truly) did not realize we […]
September 15, 2016
micro whitetail

Micro Whitetail? Yes! (Pt. 1)

Back in 2014 I wrote about my father and uncle seeing fully developed whitetail bucks that were about 1/3 the size of the average Texas Hill […]
September 14, 2016

Tactic for Catching Big Trout Under the Birds

Fall is not peak time for big trout. In fact in many areas, the truly big fish seemingly disappear. The most popular fall tactic is catching […]
September 9, 2016

Weird Whitetails: The mystery of “Ghost Deer”

From time to time hunters encounter strange “ghost deer” or mysterious white deer that seem to disappear as quickly as they show up. Let us examine […]
September 8, 2016
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Dept. of Wild: Hit and Run Flounder

Flounder are the most finicky fish we pursue on the Gulf Coast. Snook will probably top them in terms of being overall aloof but the many […]
September 8, 2016

Is the Whitetail Rut Happening Now? Yes, in September!

Are whitetails in parts of Texas rutting right now? The answer might surprise you according to research from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s “The Rut […]
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