October 2018 Issue

September 24, 2018

TROUT TROUBLE

The Texas Trout Fishery is in Great Shape. But What Threats Do Our Specks Face, and What is Being Done to Avoid Them? SPECKLED TROUT ARE doing great in Texas. Angler catchrates are high and the quality of the fishery is considered […]
September 24, 2018
redfish war II?

REDFISH WAR II

Decades After a Hard Won Victory, Redfish Anglers Still Feel Pressure from Commercial Interests DID YOU KNOW THERE ARE FORCES wanting to make the redfish a commercially harvested species again?  To look at where the future […]
September 24, 2018

TEXAS BOATING by Lenny Rudow – October 2018

’Toon Time THERE’S NO DENYING THE POPULARITY of pontoon boats these days, but can they function as effective fishing boats in both fresh and saltwater? Do they have any redeeming qualities for hunters? Might they do […]
September 24, 2018

BASS UNDER COVER

The Basics of Fishing Shore Cover IT IS NO SECRET that bass are cover nuts. Find some grass, brush, lily pads, lay down logs, boat docks, piers or other assorted forms of cover, and it is […]
September 24, 2018

THE BASS UNIVERSITY by Pete Robbins – October 2018

Lowen Goes Shallow When Things are Tough ALTHOUGH HE’S EXPERIENCED A NUMBER of great days of fishing throughout the country in the early fall, nine-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Bill Lowen makes no bones of what he […]
September 24, 2018

MALLARD MATTERS

MALLARD OR MOTTLED? Making Sure You Don’t Pull the Trigger on the Wrong ‘Mallard’ I’VE ALWAYS HAD A SOFT SPOT in my heart for the mottled duck. But before I ever heard the name “mottled duck,” hunters talked about “black mallards.” The […]
September 24, 2018

BARE BONES HUNTING by Lou Marullo – October 2018

Whoo Hoo IT’S FINALLY OCTOBER. Let the games begin. Believe me, it really is a game. It is up to you whether you win or lose. If you have done your preparations, practiced enough and have […]
September 24, 2018

TEXAS TACTICAL by Dustin Ellermann – October 2018

Natural Point of Aim FINDING YOUR NATURAL POINT OF AIM will help you train your body to find its shooting position efficiently so you can get your gun on target quickly and consistently. Far too often […]
September 24, 2018

COMMON SENSE SCENT CONTROL

THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS a bow hunter needs are vast. Not only must you do the right thing at the right time, but you must do several things simultaneously with ease.  With all that’s going on, […]
September 24, 2018

THE TF&G REPORT – October 2018

Public Land Enhanced for Waterfowl DUCKS UNLIMITED AND the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) are working to improve wetland habitat on Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area in Freestone County. The first phase of the project […]
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