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Texas Fish & Game June 2019

November 26, 2019

Hogs Kill TX 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

Bass Lake Tyler Grouper Flower Gardens   Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest    
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 […]
November 24, 2019

HOTSPOTS: Saltwater – December 2019

UPPER TEXAS COAST • • • SPOTLIGHT • • • Location: Galveston East Bay Hotspot: Anahuac Refuge Flats GPS: N 29 33.804, W 94 32.374 (29.5634, -94.5396) Species: Speckled Trout Best Baits: Soft Plastics, MirrOdine, Corky, […]
November 24, 2019

HOTSPOTS: Freshwater – December 2019

PINEY WOODS • • • SPOTLIGHT • • • Location: Sam Rayburn Lake Hotspot: Prairie Creek GPS: N 31 19.494, W 94 19.6199 (31.3249, -94.3270) Species: Largemouth Bass Best Baits: Jerkbaits, 3/4 oz. lipless crankbaits Contact: […]
November 24, 2019

SPORTSMAN’S DAYBOOK-Tides & Prime Times – December 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 […]
November 24, 2019

TEXAS TASTED – December 2019

Good Hunting Grub IT’S BEEN A GOOD HUNTING SEASON. We’ve had warm afternoons in South Texas waiting for the afternoon flight of mourning doves. We’ve shared stories around a warm campfire after a day of hunting […]
November 24, 2019

OUTDOOR DIRECTORY – December 2019

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

FISH & GAME PHOTOS – December 2019

Bass Private Lake   Black Drum Stewart Beach   Speckled Trout Galveston Bay   Tilapia San Antonio River   Shark Galveston   Redfish Laguna Madre   Flounder Carancahua Bay   Black Drum Bolivar Peninsula   SEND […]
November 24, 2019

OPEN SEASON by Reavis Z. Wortham – December 2019

Vintage Boots THE HUNTING CLUB membership was settled in the large round booth in Doreen’s 24 HR Eat Gas Now Café. A cold December rain slashed across the parking lot. We finally had packed up deer camp […]
November 23, 2019

New HSM Exclusive 6.5mm Creedmoor LOW RECOIL Ammo

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 […]
November 22, 2019

Henry Repeating Arms Pays Homage to the Lone Star State with New Tribute Rifle

Henry Repeating Arms recently unveiled their Texas Tribute Edition rifle with a surprise appearance at the Texas Motor Speedway, where it was presented to NASCAR Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick for his pole qualifying win before […]
November 21, 2019

TPWD Considering Freshwater Changes

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries management staff are considering changes to freshwater fishing regulations at water bodies located in Cooke, Tom Green, Grayson, and Williamson counties for 2020-21. Staff previewed the potential […]
November 21, 2019

Beware Of Whooping Crane Arrival

With the first sightings of iconic, endangered whooping cranes along the Texas coast, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reminding Texans to be on the lookout for these impressive birds as they move through the […]
November 20, 2019
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Podcast: Fishing Gear Innovations Making Waves – Live in Venice, Louisiana with Various Guests

Subscribe on your favorite podcast app or listen right here! On this live on-location show, Denis Breaud, John Pisa, Zack Brown and (later in the show) Instagram celebrity Nicole Spenc (https://www.instagram.com/nicole_spenc/) join Dustin Warncke at a […]
November 20, 2019

Bugling Elk-True Rocky Mountain High

There’s something about being in the mountains that cleanses the soul. No matter what kind of baggage we bring from our day to day lives, being in the mountains brings peace. And on the flip-side, encountering […]
November 19, 2019

Know Your Limits Rimfire Steel Target

It’s no secret that steel is a blast to shoot.  Paper has its place.  But the more reactive the target is, the more enjoyable it is.  This is one reason I love ShootSteel’s latest “Know Your […]
November 14, 2019

Lure Colors for Tuna

Few fish present as great a challenge as yellowfin tuna. If you want a fight that will have you dripping with sweat, arms aching and blisters forming on your hand at the reel crank, these beasts […]
November 14, 2019

Lansky C-Sharp Review

There are some products where you wonder if there can be any more innovations made to it or any improvements possible as it is already that good. Lansky, the maker of phenomenal knife sharpening tools did […]
November 13, 2019

Duck Hunters Need To Watch For This

With duck hunting season getting underway in most of the state in early November, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding waterfowl hunters to clean, drain and dry boats and equipment before traveling from […]
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