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Texas Fish & Game March 2019

February 24, 2019

ISSUE COVER – March 2019

In This Issue: Spawners in the Deep  •  Decoys: Fake News for Turkeys  •  Mega Sharks in the Texas Surf  •  Why You Need a Spinning Rig  •  Adapting Drones for Fishing  •  Kayak Tourneys: Paddling […]
February 24, 2019

BACK COVER: Ranger Boats – March 2019

 
February 24, 2019

INSIDE COVER: Minn Kota – March 2019

   
February 24, 2019

TEXAS FISH & GAME Staff – March 2019

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. PUBLISHERS Roy and […]
February 24, 2019

INSIDE FISH & GAME by Roy and Ardia Neves – March 2019

Promoting from Within BACK IN JANUARY 2013, while covering the SHOT show out in Las Vegas, we were approached by a young man whose physical size—well over six and a half feet tall—was impressive enough. But what […]
February 24, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – March 2019

Red Reel Fans Thank You very much for your article published in the December 2018 issue of Texas Fish & Game about the “Red Reel”.  It was very entertaining.  My brother and I grew up with […]
February 24, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore – March 2019

The Chipmunk and the Conservation Calling EVERYTHING IS BIGGER IN TEXAS. At least that’s what I was taught growing up in the Lone Star State. Driving through the steep, winding roads in the Trinity-Klamath National Forest, […]
February 24, 2019

DOGGETT AT LARGE by Joe Doggett – March 2019

Ponds THE WATER WAS MOSSY GREEN and the shoreline was budding with the promise of new spring. The chartreuse spinnerbait landed with a flat splat just beyond a cluster of stickups. The pulsing blades stirred a faint […]
February 24, 2019

SPAWNERS OF THE DEEP – March 2019

BASS FISHING’S VERSION of March Madness may not be in full swing just yet, but it won’t be long. It’s a bewitching phase of the game that beckons armies of bass toward the shallows where they’ll choose […]
February 24, 2019

MEGA SHARKS IN THE TEXAS SURF – March 2019

Hammerheads, Tigers and Other Sharks that Swim in Our Surf LAST SUMMER, Robstown angler Poco Cedillo and his partners caught a nearly 900 pound hammerhead in the Texas surf. He and his team typically tag and […]
February 24, 2019

WHY YOU NEED A SPINNING RIG – March 2019

SPINNING TACKLER IS THE most misunderstood kind of fishing equipment that is easily accessible to anglers. Most anglers own spinning gear, but perhaps not many understand all of the benefits of using it. That’s a shame […]
February 24, 2019

TEXAS FRESHWATER by Matt Williams – March 2019

Alligator Gar Regs JUST IN CASE you haven’t heard, more restrictive regulations for the Trinity River alligator gar fishery and possibly others may soon come down the pike if the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has its […]
February 24, 2019

Digital Bonus: FLOUNDER REVOLUTION by Chester Moore

The Case of the Surface Feeding Flounder Through a vast of amount of fieldwork and the blessing of being in the right place at the right time I am on the edge of unlocking a mystery. […]
February 24, 2019

TEXAS SALTWATER by Calixto Gonzales – March 2019

You Can Take It with You MANY AN ANGLER has a dream boat. Whether it is the tournament ready 22-foot bass boat with the Batmobile cockpit and free racing helmet, the shallow-running bay/flats hybrid with modified tunnel-vee […]
February 24, 2019

TRICKING TURKEYS – March 2019

Grab More Gobblers with these Decoy & Calling Strategies TEXAS IS HOME TO THE LARGEST population of wild turkeys in America. This is due to an enormous population of Rio Grandes (500,000) along with scattered easterns […]
February 24, 2019

TEXAS WHITETAILS by Larry Weishuhn – March 2019

I’m Making a List “ARE YOU COMING THE WEEKEND?” I asked my grandson Jake. “Got a list of things we need to get done before we get too far into spring,” I told him. “Want to build […]
February 24, 2019

TEXAS GUNS by Steve LaMascus – March 2019

Odd Bullet Performance MANY YEARS AGO I was hunting deer in some rugged hills west of Uvalde. We had seen one particularly large buck in a rugged, brushy canyon that ran west from a small, clear creek. […]
February 24, 2019

DRONES IN THE SURF – March 2019

Deploying Remote Control Aircraft to Catch More Fish DRONES ARE BEING USED by anglers more and more as they become more and more common. Today, using one to boost your catch rate at the beach is a […]
February 24, 2019

TEXAS OUTDOOR NATION – KAYAKS: THE FUTURE OF BASS FISHING? – March 2019

WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT bass tournaments, images of high performance bass boats come to mind, as they speed across a lake to get to that remote hot spot. Those high performance boats need a huge amount […]
February 24, 2019

THE TF&G REPORT – March 2019

CWD Containment Expands, Includes Sika and Red Deer THE TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT (TPWD) has confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in three white-tailed deer in Medina, Dallam, and Hartley Counties, and in three mule deer […]
February 24, 2019

TEXAS HOT SHOTS – March 2019

Bass Robson Ranch Whitetail Panola County Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest      
February 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Sabine – March 2019

March Brings Happiness MARCH IS HERE and I could not be happier. It is one of the most exciting months of the year for me, hands down. When it comes to spending time outdoors it is hard […]
February 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Galveston – March 2019

Good Things On The Near Horizon MARCH IS STILL A transition time on the upper Texas coast, with water temperatures just beginning to warm enough to encourage fish feeding activity. Inshore fishing will be slow, for the […]
February 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Matagorda – March 2019

Overcoming Challenges MARCH IS A CHALLENGING MONTH to fish, and in 2019 NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is predicting a wetter than normal March for the bays of Texas. This will add to the usual challenges, […]
February 24, 2019

COASTAL FOCUS: Upper Mid Coast – March 2019

Deep Secrets for Specks MANY FOLKS ASSOCIATE the month of March as being the time when things begin warming back up after several months of bitter cold. Although it’s true that the spring solstice takes place near […]
February 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Rockport – March 2019

Dangerous Water ONE OF MY FAVORITE fishing tactics is wade fishing, especially when I am by myself. However, as a fishing guide I pretty much discourage wade fishing for my clients for two major reasons: 1) […]
February 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Aransas to Corpus – March 2019

Now is a Good Time to Catch a Big Nasty LOOKING TO HOOK UP with a big fish in one of the Texas coastal bays? How about Old Nasty, or as I have heard anglers call them, […]
February 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Baffin Bay – March 2019

Springtime on Baffin Bay EVEN THOUGH ANY DAY spent fishing on this bay system can be an exciting adventure, no time of year seems to excite the seekers of trophy trout more than early spring. March, April […]
February 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Lower Coast – March 2019

Decisions, Decisions I KNOW WHAT YOU”RE thinking—Winter is not the time for Joe Angler. All the fishing is specialized and directed at trophy trout, “the fish of a thousand hours.” The typical weekend angler doesn’t have the […]
February 24, 2019

HOTSPOTS: Saltwater – March 2019

UPPER TEXAS COAST LOCATION: East Matagorda Bay HOTSPOT: East End Reef GPS: N 28 44.145, W 95 42.444 (28.7358, -95.7074) SPECIES: Speckled Trout BEST BAITS: Norton Sand Eels, in Chicken-on-the-Chain and Black Magic colors CONTACT: Capt. […]
February 24, 2019

HOTSPOTS: Freshwater – March 2019

PINEY WOODS   LOCATION: Lake Sam Rayburn HOTSPOT: Boggy Creek GPS: N 31 21.558, W 94 19.7939 (31.3593, -94.3299) SPECIES: Largemouth Bass BEST BAITS: Rat-L-traps in red, spinnerbaits, soft plastics CONTACT: Mike Knight 936-635-2427 [email protected] www.easttxfishingguide.com […]
February 24, 2019

SPORTSMAN’S DAYBOOK-Tides & Prime Times – March 2019

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 […]
February 24, 2019

TEXAS TASTED – March 2019

Baked or Grilled Stuffed Flounder FLOUNDER! No, we are not talking about that pudgy fraternity pledge in the movie “Animal House.” We are speaking of that flat, spotted, strange, bottom-hugging fish known as the southern flounder. […]
February 24, 2019

OUTDOOR DIRECTORY – March 2019

TEXAS FRESHWATER Lake Amistad Lake Texoma DFW Metroplex   TEXAS SALTWATER Upper Texas Coast Mid Texas Coast Lower Texas Coast   HUNTING South Texas    
February 24, 2019

FISH & GAME PHOTOS – March 2019

Bass Jewett   Redfish Port O’Connor   Bass Anderson County   Whitetail LaSalle County   Feral Hog Gonzales County   Bluegill Spring   Redfish Baffin Bay   Whitetail Irion County   Whitetail Junction   Redfish Galveston […]
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