DIGITAL EDITION ARCHIVES

Texas Fish & Game May 2018

April 25, 2018

May 2018 Cover

In This Issue: Time to Be a S.T.A.R.; Best Paddling Trails in Texas; Texas Smallmouth & Walleye?; Exotic Mysteries; Camping in the Wild; King of Texas […]
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TEXAS FISH & GAME Staff

Published by Texas Fish & Game Publishing Co., LLC. TEXAS FISH & GAME is the largest independent, family-owned regional outdoor publication in America. Owned by Ron & […]
April 25, 2018

INSIDE FISH & GAME by Roy and Ardia Neves

Entering Our 35th Year OW. This month marks our 34th anniversary, and with this issue we begin Volume 35. They say the older you get, the faster […]
April 25, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Partially White Turkey Editor:In response to our article on white turkeys in the March issue reader Bob Noah sent in this game camera photo of a […]
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EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore

How Bass Changed it All HEY SEEMED A LITTLE OUT OF MY LEAGUE. Pictures of famous professional anglers like Rick Clunn and Larry Nixon holding a beautiful, […]
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DOGGETT AT LARGE by Joe Doggett

Think Big, Rig Big, to Catch Big HE LARGEST BASS I have seen hooked probably weighed 15 pounds—maybe 16 if it took a deep breath. I […]
April 25, 2018

NUGENT IN THE WILD by Ted Nugent

I Just Wanna Go Huntin’ WAS ALWAYS DIFFERENT, nobody understood. I didn’t play follow the leader, cuz I was always in the woods. They hadn’t invented […]
April 25, 2018

WALLEYE & SMALLMOUTH IN TEXAS?

LARGEMOUTH BASS, channel catfish and crappie dominate freshwater fishing in Texas. Those are by far the most popular and abundant species on reservoirs, streams, creeks and rivers […]
April 25, 2018

TEXAS FRESHWATER by Matt Williams

R.I.P. Ray Sasser EXAS SPORTSMEN LOST a powerful and colorful friend on February 21 when veteran Dallas Morning News outdoor writer, Ray Sasser, passed away after […]
April 25, 2018

TEXAS SALTWATER by Calixto Gonzales

Liven Up the Joint HAVE BEEN A HUGE DEVOTEE of jointed plugs (or broken-back, if you prefer) since I was a teenager, over grumble-grumble-grumble years ago. […]
April 25, 2018

CCA MADE GAFFTOP A S.T.A.R.

GROWING UP ON THE TEXAS COAST, I literally knew no one that ate gafftopsail catfish. Even the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department data on the species […]
April 25, 2018

EXOTIC MYSTERIES

A Surprising Number of Non-Native Species Roam Wild in Texas… and Many Can be Hunted Year-Round AS I CRUISED DOWN HIGHWAY 12 between Mauriceville and Deweyville, my eyes were fixed on […]
April 25, 2018

TEXAS GUNS by Steve LaMascus

Handloading 101 FEW YEARS AGO I had an old Remington Model 700 ADL .222 Remington rebuilt into a wildcat .222 Remington Magnum Ackley Improved. The gunsmith who […]
April 25, 2018

TEXAS WHITETAILS by Larry Weishuhn

A Tame Buck, for Name’s Sake AM NOT PARTICULARLY IN FAVOR of giving whitetail bucks names other than possibly “the front gate buck,” “the creek bottom buck” […]
April 25, 2018

CAMPING IN THE TEXAS WILD

Texas Has Some Spectacular Options for Getting Away From It All NEED TO UNWIND from the stresses of modern American living? A trip to the wilderness […]
April 25, 2018

BEST PADDLING TRAILS IN TEXAS — Hill Country

TEXAS HAS A GROWING number of official paddling trails for kayakers and canoe enthusiasts. These are great areas to simply get out and paddle but they […]
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HIGH-TECH GAME WARDENS

Using State-of-the-Art Gear to Enforce Game Laws I’VE ALWAYS BEEN SOMEWHAT INTRIGUED by the job Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens do. My respect for […]
April 25, 2018

THE TF&G REPORT

TPWD Approves Changes to Fishing Regs for 2018-19 HE TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE COMMISSION adopted a suite of changes to this year’s fishing regulations that includes […]
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TEXAS HOT SHOTS

Grouper Corpus Christi Whitetail Anderson County   Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest
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COASTAL FORECAST: Sabine – May

Late Spring Tactics for Sabine Success HE MONTH OF MAY has arrives in full force, and every major bay system along the Texas coast should welcome it […]
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COASTAL FORECAST: Galveston – May

No MAY-be’s About It, Time for Fast Fishing! VEN THE MILD WINTERS we normally experience along the Upper Texas Coast have a negative effect on most […]
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COASTAL FORECAST: Matagorda – May

Turn a Hit into a Catch FOUND FISH IN A four-foot-deep trough that was up against the side of a bayou in the backwaters of East […]
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COASTAL FOCUS: Upper Mid Coast – May

May’s Situational Trout HOSE ESPOSED TO TODAY’S corporate America know that anyone who is considered a leader in dealing with ambiguity is one who can function effectively […]
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Coastal Forecast: Rockport – May

Drone Fishing HE TITLE MAY SOUND like something from Star Trek. Yes, I am a bit of a Trekie … BEAM ME UP SCOTTY! —well, the […]
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Coastal Focus: Aransas to Corpus – May

Road Rage on the Bay N MAY A LOT OF different locations along the mid coast are holding fish. It’s a transition period from spring to summer, […]
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Coastal Focus: Baffin Bay – May

Baffin Bay Shines in May FTER THE BIG TROUT FRENZY of the early spring, Baffin Bay settles down to a great early summer pattern that makes everyone […]
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COASTAL FOCUS: Lower Coast – May

Beach Brawl AY IS WHEN THE SOUTH TEXAS coast ends its brief spring and starts settling into summer patterns. Warm southeaster lies, puffy white clouds, and clean […]
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HOTSPOTS: Saltwater – May

UPPER TEXAS COAST LOCATION: West Matagorda Bay HOTSPOT: Golds Bayou GPS: N 28 35.328, W 96 2.286 (28.5888, -96.0381) SPECIES: Speckled Trout BEST BAITS: Small soft […]
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