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Texas Fish & Game August 2018

July 24, 2018

ISSUE COVER – August 2018

In This Issue: Guadalupe Rainbows; Rough Water Reservoirs; Crankbaits, Clunn & Redfish; Dove in the Texas Burbs; Camo and Green Co-Existing; The Evolution of Deer Hunting; Gar More Dangerous than Sharks? and more… Share this:PrintFacebookTwitterGooglePinterestLinkedInTumblrReddit
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July 24, 2018

BACK COVER: Textron

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July 24, 2018

INSIDE COVER: Carolina Skiff

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July 24, 2018

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 & Stephanie Ward and Roy & Ardia Neves. PUBLISHER Roy Neves […]
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July 24, 2018

INSIDE FISH & GAME by Roy and Ardia Neves

Contact Us UR WEBSITE, FISHGAME.COM, RECENTLY experienced a fit of Hiccups and, unfortunately, it took us longer than we would have liked to realize that an important feature had stopped working. For reasons still unknown, the “Contact […]
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July 24, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Copperhead Counterfeits I am a long time fan of Joe Doggett’s outdoor writings. He knocks another over the fence with this informative, well written, much needed article. All true and no one else is as likely […]
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July 24, 2018

EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore

Lost at Sea WILL NEVER FORGET when I learned that Aaron Rose of Orange went missing while kayaking off the coast of Honduras. Rose and his family were taking a few days sabbatical before conducting mission work […]
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July 24, 2018

PIKE ON THE EDGE by Doug Pike

Changing Lines HANGE IS INEVITABLE… except when it comes to the line on frugal anglers’ reels. Squeezing an extra month or year out of old “string” eventually will cost you a big fish. Over a three-week […]
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July 24, 2018
Texas rainbow trout

GUADALUPE RAINBOWS

Plan the Ultimate Texas Trout Fishing Trip This Winter THE GUADALUPE RIVER RISES in the Texas Hill Country west of Kerrville, fed by cool, clear limestone springs that spring from the Edwards Aquifer. From there it grows, gathers […]
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July 24, 2018
suburban dove

SUBURBAN DOVES

TEXAS HUNTERS HAVE AN INCREDIBLE deal available to them. For only $48, hunters can purchase an Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH) and have an opportunity to pursue their outdoors passions on more than 900,000 acres of […]
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July 24, 2018

THE EVOLUTION OF WHITETAIL HUNTING

IN THE BEGINNING man killed animals as a necessity for food, clothing and turning bones into tools. Sporting aspects crept in with Teddy Roosevelt.  He stimulated masses of Eastern hunters that could afford it to satisfy […]
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July 24, 2018

BARE BONES HUNTING by Lou Marullo

Time for Last Minute Hunting Preparations RE YOU READY for a successful hunting season? If not, you still have some last minute things to take care of. So get to it! It’s GO time! Your stands […]
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July 24, 2018

CAMO & GREEN CO-EXISTING

IMAGINE WALKING INTO a trendy coffee shop in Austin, Texas where an indie rock singer is set up with an acoustic guitar singing mournful tunes about how they can’t afford the latest iPhone and other horrors […]
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July 24, 2018

CLUNN, CRANKBAITS AND REDFISH

Why Three Nouns Rarely Seen in the Same Sentence Make Perfect Sense Crankbaits are my favorite lure for catching redfish when the fish get a little finicky. Yes, crankbaits. These highly versatile lures can allow anglers […]
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July 24, 2018

ROUGH WATER

Avoiding Disaster When Surf’s Up on Big Texas Reservoirs TEXAS WEATHER PATTERNS have a history of instability. Just because a day on the lake starts off nice is no guarantee it will stay that way. Calm water […]
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July 24, 2018

THE BASS UNIVERSITY by Pete Robbins

How the Dean Catches Busting Bass S SUMMER ENDS IN heat-worn Texas and the kids go back to school, the bass start schooling too. It’s a situation that Bass University founder Pete “The Dean” Gluszek has encountered […]
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July 24, 2018

TEXAS BOATING by Lenny Rudow

The Hole Story OLE-SHOT IS A MUCH-MALIGNED performance trait. The matter of time it takes for your boat to transition from putt-putting along to being on plane is measured in seconds, often just a handful of seconds. […]
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July 24, 2018

TEXAS TACTICAL by Dustin Ellermann

Sig P365 Micro 9mm IG SAUER INTRODUCED what could become one of the most popular concealed carry pistols with the P365 model. The P365 is one of the smallest sub-compact 9mms on the market, yet it […]
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July 24, 2018

GAR ATTACKS

Fact or Fiction? DID YOU KNOW that garfish were once considered “more dangerous to humans than sharks”? An article written by garfish expert Keith Sutton notes that the May 7, 1884 edition of the “Arkansas Gazette,” […]
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July 24, 2018

THE TF&G REPORT August 2018

Banded Bird Challenge Launched by the Texas Dove Hunters Association EXAS DOVE HUNTERS will have the opportunity this fall to become wildlife research assistants and maybe drive away in a new Polaris Ranger UTV next year, courtesy […]
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July 24, 2018

TEXAS HOT SHOTS

Striped Bass Lake Amistad Speckled Trout East Matagorda Bay   Whitetail Buck Gregg County   Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest Share this:PrintFacebookTwitterGooglePinterestLinkedInTumblrReddit
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July 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Sabine – August 2018

Some Like It Hot ELCOME TO SABINE LAKE in August. I hope you like it hot. If you do, you’ll be just fine. If not, you might be better off booking an Alaska cruise. For those who […]
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July 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Galveston – August 2018

Try to Stay Cool in ‘Hot’ August Fishing UGUST IS INDEED a “hot” month for fishing on the upper Texas coast. Of course, this comes in both literal and realistic terms. It’s usually best to fish nights […]
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July 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Matagorda – August 2018

Action Despite Warm Water in Matagorda N THE MONTH OF AUGUST, it is essential that you start fishing when the water temperature is at its coolest. When the water gets close to 90°F, fish find the […]
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July 24, 2018

COASTAL FOCUS: Upper Mid Coast – August 2018

August May Mean Adjustments ECAUSE THINGS CAN CHANGE quickly along our coastal region, spells of varying wind conditions can often mean anglers have to make some rapid adjustments to previous plans. During periods of unstable wind patterns, […]
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July 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Rockport – August 2018

Do You Have the Rhythm? S THE YEARS HAVE SET IN with the baby boomer generation, and those even much younger, I see as well as hear more grunts and more groans and get emails that […]
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July 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Aransas to Corpus – August 2018

Recipe for August: Slow Down and Keep Cool ACK IN EARLY SPRING anglers and fish were looking for water a couple of degrees warmer. In August, flip that last sentence. Anglers and fish are looking for […]
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July 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Baffin Bay – August 2018

Cool Summer Mornings in Baffin Bay UST BEFORE THE SUN COMES UP, it’s surprising how cool the morning air can be, launching the boat for a fine summer trip out onto Baffin Bay. Being there at […]
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July 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Lower Coast – August 2018

August Rocks T’S BEEN A TYPICAL South Texas summer. It’s hot, the winds have either disappeared altogether or make you feel like you’re in a bamboo steamer. Laguna Madre water temperature has been in the mid-80s since […]
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July 24, 2018

HOTSPOTS: Saltwater – August

UPPER TEXAS COAST LOCATION: East Matagorda Bay HOTSPOT: Half Moon Shoal GPS: N 28 43.371, W 95 46.228 (28.7229, -95.7705) SPECIES: Speckled Trout BEST BAITS: Soft Plastic tails & topwaters CONTACT: Capt. Tommy Countz 281-450-4037 [email protected] […]
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