Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

September 29, 2016

Texas Dept. of Wild: The Axis Deer

The axis deer is considered the most beautiful deer in the world. Originally from India, they are common throughout the Texas Hill Country and other parts […]
September 22, 2016
crappie

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 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 8, 2016
flounder

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 1, 2016

Dept. of Wild: Extracting Venom from Diamondback and Cobra

Snake venom is a complex substance that varies greatly among the world’s thousands of species. George Van Horn of Reptile World Serpentarium in St. Cloud, Fl. […]
August 4, 2016

Dept. of Wild: Up Close Cottonmouth

The cottonmouth is the most notorious venomous snake in Texas. With a reputation as big as the state itself, there are many myths and legends surrounding […]
July 25, 2016

“The Gape Width Factor”-Secret to catching HUGE bass

In this first installment of Texas Fish & Game’s new “Department of Wild” video series, Editor-In-Chief Chester Moore demonstrates a unique perspective on selecting lures for […]
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