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Texas Fish & Game June 2019

December 5, 2019

Remember Mule Deer Experiment, Regs

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reminding hunters about experimental antler restriction regulations in place in seven Panhandle counties. The regulations, which took effect last year in six of the seven counties, prohibits the harvest of […]
December 5, 2019

Man Kills Buck On Campus

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement reports. The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Pop-Up Blind Two Harris County game wardens responded to a request for assistance from the […]
December 5, 2019

Fish Slow For Flounder During Winter

For lure fishermen it is crucial to realize natural trumps flashy during winter months for southern flounder. This is something I learned with trial and error and in the coming weeks winter will arrive and with […]
December 5, 2019

Texas State Parks Offer Christmas Events

Dust off the tinsel and twinkle lights and head to a Texas State Park for some holiday fun. Forty-five Texas State Parks and 10 Texas Historical Commission State Historic Sites will be decking the halls and […]
December 4, 2019

Texas Rainbow Trout Stockings Begin

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for anglers of all ages as the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department begins stocking thousands of easy to catch, tasty rainbow trout in 185 ponds, lakes and rivers […]
December 4, 2019

He Always Wanted To Kill A Manatee

“I’ve always wanted to kill a manatee”. That statement was among the first comments on the photo of a manatee stranded in Tampa Bay as Hurricane Irma sucked water out of that vast ecosystem two years […]
December 4, 2019
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Podcast: Fishing Friends Wildcard Mashup with Various Guests – Live in Venice, Louisiana

Subscribe on your favorite podcast app or listen right here! Host Dustin Warncke rolls out a new recorded live podcast episode in Venice, Louisiana as part of the annual Confluence Writers Summit and holds down the […]
December 3, 2019

How Powerful is a 50 Cal?

Everyone knows that a 50 Cal is powerful, but just how powerful is it? In a previous video, I shot through a pine tree with a 50 Cal round. Now we are going to test different […]
December 3, 2019

Kayak Trolling, 101

I enjoy kayak fishing, but I’m no kayak fishing expert. Fortunately I know a lot of people who are, and recently when one of them took me out for a day, he shared some basics with […]
December 2, 2019

HSM Creates Low Recoil 6.5 mm Creedmoor

HSM Ammunition, out of Stevensville, MT, has accomplished what no other manufacturer has even thought about yet.  HSM has engineered a 6.5mm Creedmoor LOW RECOIL variant, reducing felt recoil by an astonishing 47 percent. !What is […]
December 2, 2019

An Affordable Way To Mount Turkeys

Wild turkeys are one of the most exciting species available for hunters to pursue in North America. Both wary and regal, turkeys make a fine addition to any trophy room but unfortunately getting them mounted can […]
November 28, 2019

Gobble! Gobble! Turkey Grand Slam in 2019!

Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! Gobble! The shrill sound of gobbling echoed through a deep tract of national forest in the Pineywoods of East Texas. As my friend and guide on this hunt Derek York worked […]
November 28, 2019

$100,000 To Save Bats?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is announcing a $100,000 challenge to combat white-nose syndrome (WNS), a lethal fungus that has killed millions of bats in North America and pushed some native bat species to the […]
November 28, 2019

Spanish Mackerel on… Popping Corks?!

If you enjoy catching Spanish mackerel you probably have plenty of tips for catching more mackerel up your sleeve, know all about trolling for macks, and maybe even know how to try fly fishing for Spanish […]
November 28, 2019

A Look At America’s “Duck Factory”

The Duck Factory There is no denying that the Prairie Pothole Region of North America (America’s duck factory) is critical breeding and nesting and breeding habitat for birds. Sixty percent of North America’s ducks are hatched […]
November 27, 2019

Should Wolves Be Hunted?

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation maintains that science and biology are key facets in maintaining a sustainable population of wolves and a balanced landscape for elk and other wildlife. As spelled out in the original, federally-approved […]
November 27, 2019

Could This Save America’s Wildlife?

“It’s not too late to save America’s wildlife — but the greatest ally of extinction is inaction,” said Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation. “The bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, sponsored by Representatives […]
November 26, 2019

Hogs Kill Texas Woman-The Truth Needs To Be Heard

Feral hogs have attacked and killed a woman in Chambers County, TX. The death of Christine Rollins, 59, of Anahuac, TX has officially been ruled caused by feral hogs. This, according to a statement released by […]
November 26, 2019

Sword Fight!

You may have to run 75 or more miles out into the Gulf, employ special rigging and techniques, and spend all day staring at a solitary rod tip, but if you can win a battle with […]
November 26, 2019

5 Ways to Prepare For Active Shooter

When it comes to active shooter situations, there are many, many moving parts.  Whether from trained operators or regular citizens who are carrying a legal firearm, there is a long list of topics to address regarding […]
November 24, 2019

ISSUE COVER – December – 2019

In This Issue: The Mighty Mallard • Chilled Catfish • CCA Fights Channel Deepening • The Night Before Christmas… in Duck Camp • A Kayak for Christmas • Christmas Cooking… and much more…
November 24, 2019

Texas Fish & Game December 2019

November 24, 2019

INSIDE COVER: Sealy Outdoors – December 2019

November 24, 2019

BACK COVER: Convergent Hunting Solutions – December 2019

 
November 24, 2019

TEXAS FISH & GAME Staff – December 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. PUBLISHER Roy and […]
November 24, 2019

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

Book a Trip to the Future A COUPLE OF ISSUES BACK, we told you about the amazing partnership we have developed over the past three decades with agriculture teachers across Texas. This partnership has been built […]
November 24, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – December 2019

More On Wild Sheep The August cover with the bighorn was absolutely stunning. And the story was very touching. It’s rare in an outdoor publication where you get the combination of adventure and heart along with […]
November 24, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore – December 2019

Christmas Conservation I LOVE THE FACT this magazine is called Texas Fish & Game. It’s not, Texas Guns & Gear or Texas Hunters and Fishermen. It’s Texas Fish & Game, reminding us that without the game and […]
November 24, 2019

PIKE ON THE EDGE by Doug Pike – December 2019

Outdoors Tomorrow A FEW MONTHS BACK—not long before Texas got its first taste of fall—an encouraging email hit my Inbox. I nearly missed it, too. That address receives 100-plus emails daily, most of which are straight-up […]
November 24, 2019

THE MIGHTY MALLARD – December 2019

MOST WATERFOWLERS agree that mallards rule for duck hunting. There’s something about the big guys with the vibrant green heads, stately neckbands and bright yellow bills that turn the heads of duck hunters like no other […]
November 24, 2019

DREDGE REPORT – December 2019

CCA is Opposing the Deepening of the Corpus Channel CITING CONCERNS FOR the region’s aquatic resources, Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) Texas is opposed to the Port of Corpus Christi’s proposed Channel Deepening Project (CDP), permit application number […]
November 24, 2019

TEXAS BOATING by Lenny Rudow – December 2019

Think Fast! RECENTLY I WAS INVITED aboard a new boat, to test and review it. The 41-foot center console had a brace of quadruple Mercury 400s lining the transom. Yes—quads totaling 1,600 horsepower. To state the […]
November 24, 2019

CHILLED CATFISH – December 2019

Cold Water Blues & Other Winter Line Benders CATFISH AND CHRISTMAS don’t exactly go together. Well, it doesn’t SEEM like there would be a connection, but the reality is some of the best action for big […]
November 24, 2019

THE BASS UNIVERSITY by Pete Robbins – December 2019

Zaldain Drops Jigs on Vertical Rock BASSMASTER ELITE SERIES pro Chris Zaldain may be a westerner by birth, and a Californian through and through, but he’s adopted north Texas as his home base. Although others who live […]
November 24, 2019

A KAYAK FOR CHRISTMAS – December 2019

What to Look for in a Starter Kayak for Young People THE POPULARITY OF KAYAK fishing continues to grow by leaps and bounds. It’s no wonder. Fishing from a kayak is great fun, great exercise, and an […]
November 24, 2019

‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (IN DUCK CAMP)

‘TWAS THE NIGHT before Christmas, when all through the camp Not a creature was stirring, not even a lab. The socks they hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be […]
November 24, 2019

BARE BONES HUNTING by Lou Marullo – December 2019

Not Over Until it’s Over I HAVE A QUESTION. Is your freezer full yet? If not, there’s no reason to panic. You still have time to fill your tag. Not a lot of time, but enough. […]
November 24, 2019

TEXAS TACTICAL by Dustin Ellermann – December 2019

Bond Arms ‘Rough’ Derringers BOND ARMS HAS BEEN manufacturing high quality, robust, double barrel handguns in Granbury, Texas since 1995. Resembling a Remington Model 95, Bond Arms handguns come in a variety of popular and beefy calibers […]
November 24, 2019

OUTDOORS FOR THE HOLIDAYS – CHRISTMAS COOKING – December 2019

Wild Game Recipes for a Wild Christmas CHRISTMAS AND WILD GAME are a perfect match. A special time of year calls for special cuisine. In the Moore household we refuse to believe man should live on […]
November 24, 2019

DIGITAL BONUS: Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsmen in Your Life

   
November 24, 2019

THE TF&G REPORT – December 2019

Trophy Hunting Is Conservation Solution PUBLIC DISCUSSION of how trophy hunting fits into the wildlife situation in Africa has been triggered again with an editorial in Africa Geographic titled: “Trophy hunting in Africa is in decline, […]
November 24, 2019

TEXAS HOT SHOTS – December 2019

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November 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Sabine – December 2019

December Brings Excitement ANOTHER CHRISTMAS SEASON is bearing down on us here on Sabine, and we have so much to be excited about. First of all, we are all excited about getting to spend quality time with […]
November 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Galveston – December 2019

December: Holiday Cheer for the Gulf Coast THE UPPER TEXAS COAST can see many different weather conditions in December. Most years, though, are fairly mild in temperature—with sunny and “warm” days being pretty common. Winds will […]
November 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Matagorda – December 2019

It’s a Drag BEFORE HENRY ATKINS goes fishing, he enlists the help of his wife to set the drag on his reel. His wife holds a Bota Grip scale (any scale will work). Henry hooks it and […]
November 24, 2019

COASTAL FOCUS: Upper Mid Coast – December 2019

December Trophy Tips IF YOU HAVE FISHED along the Texas coast in December, you know we can sometimes experience some warm days. At this point in the year, however, bay waters have already cooled enough to send […]
November 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Rockport – December 2019

The Addict THEIR VISION IS OF the prowling red that can bend even the best rod double—the trout that gives the true definition of gator, the black drum whose size belongs in the Jurassic period. They […]
November 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Aransas to Corpus – December 2019

Slow, and Slower DECEMBER IN TEXAS—one day it might be in the mid to high 80s. The next day it could be snowing. I have experienced both. Aransas fishing guide Dean Thomas said it can still […]
November 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Baffin Bay – December 2019

Trout & Ducks THE MAGICAL COMBINATION of fishing and duck hunting in December is perfect for the outdoor adventurer on Baffin Bay. While you fish, it’s a great opportunity to scout for the next duck hunt. […]
November 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Lower Coast – December 2019

The Things You Can’t Change FISHING IN DECEMBER reminds me of the Serenity Prayer, especially the part about the serenity to accept the things we cannot change. Lord knows we can’t change it when December coughs […]
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