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Texas Fish & Game November 2018

October 24, 2018

ISSUE COVER – November 2018

In This Issue: November 2018  •  Volume 35  •  Issue 7 Whitetails Gone Wild, Pintail Perils, High Fence vs. Free Range; Treble Gulf Trout, Wading for Fall Bass, Guns, Gear & Grub, Bull Reds in the […]
October 24, 2018

BACK COVER: CZ-USA

 
October 24, 2018

INSIDE COVER: Remington Arms

October 24, 2018

TEXAS FISH & GAME Staff – November 2018

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 […]
October 24, 2018

INSIDE FISH & GAME by Roy and Ardia Neves – November 2018

World’s Dumbest Crooks  OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS, we have issued periodic warnings and updates on efforts by lowlifes who have been attempting to defraud subscribers to TEXAS FISH & GAME and other major Texas magazines, […]
October 24, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – November 2018

Mr. Kendall Hemphill: While sitting in the luxurious and spacious radiation waiting room at Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas last week, I picked up the September, 2017 issue of Texas Fish & Game. Now you know about […]
October 24, 2018

EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore – November 2018

Wild Dogs and the Conservation Moon Shot WILDLIFE CONSERVATION NEEDS a moon mission. When President John F. Kennedy declared by the end of the 1960s the United States would put a man on the moon it set […]
October 24, 2018

DOGGETT AT LARGE by Joe Doggett – November 2018

Riding the Bench THE BENCH REST CAN bring out the best and the worst in a rifle. The best, of course, is the shooter’s ability to confirm the performance of a particular combination of rifle and cartridge. […]
October 24, 2018

NUGENT IN THE WILD by Ted Nugent – November 2018

Wildlife Science Battle Cry CELEBRATE THE AMAZING wildlife management success story of North America and say Hallelujah and pass the backstraps like you mean it. It really wasn’t really that long ago when America woke up to […]
October 24, 2018

FREE RANGE TROPHIES

Are There Free Range Bucks As Big As Those On Game Managed Ranches? THERE’S PLENTY TO LOVE about a Texas deer season, but perhaps my favorite part of all is when all the great stories start […]
October 24, 2018

BULLS IN THE BAY…AND BEYOND – November 2018

YOU KNOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED for the better when anglers are complaining that most of the redfish they catch are too big for the slot. I am not talking in the surf during the bull red run […]
October 24, 2018

TEXAS SALTWATER by Calixto Gonzales – November 2018

Thinking Differently A NEW STUDENT came to me after a particularly fast-paced session on creating a chart to map out how you would block, plan, and perform a chosen script. She was smiling and shaking her head. […]
October 24, 2018

PINTAIL PERILS – November 2018

PINTAILS ARE THE MOST PRIZED ducks of the Texas coastal marshes and prairie. With a sleek, streamlined appearance and the males sporting a cool “sprig” at the end of their body, they are stunning. Pintails are […]
October 24, 2018

TEXAS WHITETAILS by Larry Weishuhn – November 2018

In the Pursuit of Maturity SENOR LORENZO, catorce grande…ees no meurto! Meee, I seed heem eem en brasada, dos noches.” Said Chris, holding up two fingers. He was describing the buck I had hunted the year before, […]
October 24, 2018

TEXAS GUNS by Steve LaMascus – November 2018

Practical Hunting Trajectory THESE DAYS WE ARE INUNDATED with devices of all kinds that will tell us the exact range to a target, the wind speed at the muzzle of our rifle, angle up and down, […]
October 24, 2018

TEXAS FRESHWATER by Matt Williams – November 2018

Pond Hopping in Search of Stock Tank Magic I’VE BEEN FORTUNATE over the years to have had the opportunity to soak my baits in some of the very best fishin’ holes in the world. Interestingly, some of […]
October 24, 2018

PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD FOR FALL BASS – November 2018

Wading is a Solid Option for Autumn Anglers EACH ABLE-BODIED BASS ANGLER has a matched pair of secret weapons. Mine are ample Size 12’s. Wading is an effective and often overlooked approach during early fall. The summer […]
October 24, 2018

WHITETAILS GONE WILD – November 2018

Reflecting on the Whitetail’s Wildest Attributes THE WHITETAIL DEER. I have hunted them in Texas, pursued them in upstate New York and, believe it or not, photographed them at the southern extreme of their range in the […]
October 24, 2018

TREBLE TROUT – November 2018

Did you know Texas coastal waters are home to three species of trout? THE LARGEST AND BY FAR  the most popular trout species in the Coastal Gulf is the spotted sea trout (Cynoscion nebulosis) and it […]
October 24, 2018

URBAN HOGS

Giants of the Inner City ARE FERAL HOGS new coyote? In other words, have they become the latest large wild creature living quite cozily within the city limits of the largest cities in Texas and beyond? […]
October 24, 2018

THE TF&G REPORT – November 2018

Red Wolf Rediscovery: Ancestral Genes Found Alive In Texas THE RED WOLF (CANIS RUFUS) HAS been rediscovered along the Texas Gulf Coast. Or at least its essence has proved to survive long-thought extinction. A collaborative effort of […]
October 24, 2018

TEXAS HOT SHOTS – November 2018

Bass Lake Conroe Speckled trout Port Mansfield   Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest    
October 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Sabine – November 2018

Less Is More In November IF I HAD TO PICK the one-month that is as close to a guarantee for loading the ice chest goes, it would have to be November. Several factors help me arrive […]
October 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Galveston – November 2018

Fishing Down? NOVEMBER IS SORT OF a “Middle Month” for Texas coastal fishing. This is really our fall season, compressed quite a bit. The heat of summer is in the very recent past, and has often […]
October 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Matagorda – November 2018

Make a Wish Month AS AN ANGLER, if you could choose the most desirable conditions for your upcoming trip, what would those conditions be? For most of us they would be—white shrimp moving out of the bays […]
October 24, 2018

COASTAL FOCUS: Upper Mid Coast – November 2018

Warm Trout Hunting in November SEASONED COASTAL ANGLERS know from experience just how cold some of November’s nights and mornings can be. And, November anglers know that this means there may very well be some rather chilly […]
October 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Rockport – November 2018

Can We Move On? THIS ARTICLE IS GOING TO UPSET some people and hopefully be a relief to others. As I made my way through Houston Texas to attend my daughter Michelle’s Ironman competition (yes, I […]
October 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Aransas to Corpus – November 2018

Artificial Reef Basically a Net-Less Aquaculture IN THE SEARCH for great fishing spots, 13 miles northeast of the South Padre Island Jetties, is a massive handmade reef, RGV Reef. Some offshore Corpus Christi/Port Aransas anglers have […]
October 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Baffin Bay – November 2018

Seasons Converge SUMMER, FALL, AND WINTER all converge and keep outdoorsmen guessing as Texas starts its dive into the cold weather portion of the year. Getting ready for winter means digging through the mini-Academy stuffed in […]
October 24, 2018

COASTAL FORECAST: Lower Coast – November 2018

Hidden Treasure FLOUNDERS ARE A HIT AND MISS proposition on the Lower Laguna Madre this year. The tasty flatfish can be maddenly scarce to find, and sometimes you can limit out with fat three-pound doormats in a […]
October 24, 2018

HOTSPOTS: Saltwater – November 2018

UPPER TEXAS COAST LOCATION: Sabine Lake HOTSPOT: Black Bayou GPS: N 29 59.866, W 93 45.182 (29.9978, -93.7530) SPECIES: Speckled Trout BEST BAITS: MirrOlure Provoker soft plastics CONTACT: Capt. Bill Watkins 409-673-9211 [email protected] www.fishsabinelake.com TIPS: “We […]
October 24, 2018

HOTSPOTS: Freshwater – November 2011

PINEY WOODS LOCATION: Lake Sam Rayburn HOTSPOT: Parker Creek GPS: N 31 9.8879, W 94 11.622 (31.1648, -94.1937) SPECIES: Largemouth Bass BEST BAITS: Jerkbaits, shad imitating reaction baits CONTACT: Mike Knight 936-635-2427 [email protected] www.easttxfishingguide.com TIPS: November […]
October 24, 2018

SPECIAL SECTION – GUNS, GEAR & GRUB – November 2018

Guns, Gear & Grub HUNTING SEASON IS UPON US. At the beginning of the season, families are still making the decision on whether to take their kids hunting for the first time. Much can be said […]
October 24, 2018

TEXAS TESTED – November 2018

Good Old Reliable Leather AS PLASTIC AND KYDEX becomes all the rage for holster construction, let us not forget that tried and true leather still does a bang up job at securing your handgun.  This DeSantis […]
October 24, 2018

SPORTSMAN’S DAYBOOK-Tides & Prime Times – November 2018

The following pages contain TIDE and SOLUNAR predictions for Galveston Channel (N 29.3166°, W 94.88°). TIDE PREDICTIONS are located in the WHITE SPACE above the TIDE GRAPHS on the Calendars. Use the Correction Table in the […]
October 24, 2018

FISH & GAME GEAR – November 2018

Textron Introduces New Vehicles TEXTRON OFF ROAD side-by-sides is introducing three new vehicles as part of its Model Year 2019 lineup. Joining the Havoc X are the Havoc and Havoc Backcountry Edition, and the Wildcat XX […]
October 24, 2018

OPEN SEASON by Reavis Z. Wortham – November 2018

Inspired by Commercials THE HUNTING CLUB membership stood amid the cedar and mesquite trees that defined our lease just outside of Austin. Doc slipped his hands into his pockets and shrugged. “I’m not going to drive my […]
October 24, 2018

OUTDOOR DIRECTORY – November 2018

TEXAS FRESHWATER Lake Texoma DFW Metroplex Lake Livingston TEXAS SALTWATER Upper Texas Coast Mid Texas Coast Lower Texas Coast HUNTING South Texas      
October 24, 2018

FISH & GAME PHOTOS – November 2018

Speckled Trout Surfside Bass Lake Lavon Redfish Aransas Bay Baracuda South Carolina Speckled Trout Port Aransas Catfish Lake Tawakoni Shark Surfside Redfish Galveston Sheepshead Galveston Bay Freshwater Redfish Lake Calaveras Mary and Chris Blood, with daughter […]