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Texas Fish & Game July 2019

June 24, 2019

ISSUE COVER – July 2019

In This Issue: It’s Time for Chicken Dolphin!  •  Going Up River for Redfish  •  Without a Life Vest, You’re S.O.S.  •  The Best Electronics for Saltwater Fishing  •  Tactical & Practical Concealed Carry Tips  •  […]
June 24, 2019

INSIDE COVER: Progressive – July 2019

June 24, 2019

BACK COVER: Remington – July 2019

June 24, 2019

TEXAS FISH & GAME Staff – July 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 […]
June 24, 2019

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

Tending the Fire of Liberty TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY THREE years ago this month, a diverse but unified band of rowdy individuals issued a brash declaration. That Declaration of Independence ultimately produced a continent-spanning nation that became […]
June 24, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – July 2019

Sand Trout Fan I enjoyed reading your article on Sand Trout. For years I have been told that they do not freeze very well, tend to be mushy when thawed. I have not had that problem. […]
June 24, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore – July 2019

The Legacy Of Hunter-Conservationists THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT (ESA) of 1973 brought protected status to dozens of then-dwindling North American animals. Among the first listings were the red wolf, black-footed ferret and ivory-billed woodpecker. Had the ESA […]
June 24, 2019

DOGGETT AT LARGE by Joe Doggett – July 2019

Double Dipping I ONCE CAUGHT THE SAME BASS on two consecutive casts. The bizarre double dip occurred during the early ’70s on Mexico’s Lake Guerrero. Jack Segall and I were jigging spoons over a hump of flooded […]
June 24, 2019

NUGENT IN THE WILD by Ted Nugent – July 2019

Bowhunting the Great Texas Thunderchicken GROWING UP AND HUNTING in Michigan throughout the 50s 60s and 70s, there were no wild turkeys to be had. My first encounter with the mighty Thunderchicken was in the Manistee National […]
June 24, 2019

PLAYING CHICKEN – July 2019

It’s Chicken Dolphin Time! TRUTH: Nothing gets a fishing boat messier than a fast-paced bite on chicken dolphin. But it’s a good mess – a great one, actually – with fish flip-flopping uncontrollably, blood spraying every […]
June 24, 2019

DIGITAL BONUS: Flounder Revolution July 2019

June 24, 2019

S.O.S – July 2019

How One Boat Incident Put the Focus on Safety MARK KUCHERA SEES BOATING SAFETY in a new light. Having worked in a managerial position in the boating industry for years he has always put an emphasis on […]
June 24, 2019

TEXAS FRESHWATER by Matt Williams – July 2019

Busted! Sam Rayburn Crappie Guides Nabbed ONE OF THE MOST flagrant game fish poaching cases ever filed by Texas game wardens came to a close in a Jasper County court last May. Three licensed Sam Rayburn fishing […]
June 24, 2019

TEXAS SALTWATER by Calixto Gonzales – July 2019

Different Musings ANYONE WHO HAS BEEN READING my material for more than a couple of issues is aware of the health battles I’ve been fighting. In June of 2018, I underwent a surgical weight-loss procedure to not […]
June 24, 2019

RED RIVERS – July 2019

Catching Redfish Upstream from the Bays RIVERS NORTH OF BAY SYSTEMS on the Texas coast are loaded with redfish during summer. These reds tend to roam in small “wolf packs” and feed along riprap, docks and […]
June 24, 2019

CONCEALED CARRY DONE RIGHT – July 2019

Tactical & Practical Training Tips CARRYING A FIREARM is a personal and serious issue. Where legal, being able to conceal a handgun for defense is one of those privileges that no one should take lightly. It […]
June 24, 2019

TEXAS GUNS by Steve LaMascus – July 2019

The Tale of the Buffalo Gun IN THE NEOLITHIC AGE, American bison (Bison bison) stretched from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Canadian prairies to Northern Mexico. As much as 8,000 to 12,000 […]
June 24, 2019

TEXAS WHITETAILS by Larry Weishuhn – July 2019

Deer Summer Doldrums? “IF IT GETS ANY HOTTER, the lead bullets in my Ruger Wrangler pistol may just melt out the end of the barrel!” said my son-in-law Lance Tigrett, as he dragged another cedar limb onto […]
June 24, 2019

DIGITAL BONUS: BEST BROADHEADS FOR HOGS by Dustin Vaughn Warncke

   
June 24, 2019

ELECTRONICS FOR SALTWATER – July 2019

DID YOU JUST BLINK? Okay, then—all the electronics on your boat have just become obsolete. At least, it certainly seems that way sometimes, doesn’t it? New marine electronics come out at such a rapid-fire pace these […]
June 24, 2019

OUTDOOR NATION – ROCKIN’ REDS – July 2019

Young Rockport Guide Puts Clients on Big Redfish EVERY ROCKPORT AREA GUIDE has a favorite honey hole or two where they can count on hooking into redfish, but one of the youngest guides on the coast […]
June 24, 2019

THE TF&G REPORT – July 2019

Four New Texas Lakes Invaded By Zebra Mussels With four Central Texas lakes receiving upgraded zebra mussel classifications this spring the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is urging the thousands of boaters and paddlers expected […]
June 24, 2019

TEXAS HOT SHOTS – July 2019

Catfish Brazos County Whitetail Columbus Speckled Trout Undisclosed   Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest    
June 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Sabine – July 2019

Break The Mold THE PRETTY GREEN WATER that seems to overtake the Sabine ecosystem in the summer months is what gets me the most excited about fishing in July. The southerly winds help push the pretty water […]
June 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Galveston – July 2019

July Is A Good Time To Fish The Upper Coast JULY BEGINS WITH THE CELEBRATION of our great country’s origin, and the fireworks and hoopla that mark this joyous time also usher in some of the “hottest” […]
June 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Matagorda – July 2019

Look for Signs of Feeding in the Bays IN JULY IT IS BEST to go fishing early in the morning because that’s when the fish will most likely be searching for prey—and you will not get too […]
June 24, 2019

COASTAL FOCUS: Upper Mid Coast – July 2019

Trout vs. Man: A Hot Topic THE SUMMER SUN has really heated things up around here. Anglers are finding that the speckled trout are doing things right now that can only be attributed to the fact that […]
June 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Rockport – July 2019

A Salty Dialogue on Water RECENTLY ON THREE DIFFERENT OCCASIONS I was asked to give my opinion on a proposed desalinization plant, which was in the “seeking permit approval” process. The proposed site was an area near […]
June 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Aransas to Corpus – July 2019

Easy To Give Up, a Little Tougher to Keep Going ONE OF CAPT. TOMMY COUNTZ clients asked once, “When I take my buddy and we go fishing in my boat, we don’t catch anything; but when […]
June 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Baffin Bay – July 2019

Baffin’s Best Year Yet BAFFIN BAY has been hot all year and this summer is no exception. Beautiful grass beds, grass lines, sand bars, drop offs, and clear water have created so much beauty in this […]
June 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Lower Coast – July 2019

Summer Atlanticus JULY BAY WATERS crawl into the 80s during the teeth of the day. Days can be brutally hot with little wind and monstrous humidity. The bite is usually early in the morning or late in […]
June 24, 2019

HOTSPOTS: Saltwater – July 2019

UPPER TEXAS COAST • • • SPOTLIGHT • • • LOCATION: Sabine Lake HOTSPOT: Short Rigs GPS: N 29 39.236, W 93 48.289 (29.6539, -93.8048) SPECIES: Speckled Trout BEST BAITS: Lil John soft plastic CONTACT: Capt. […]
June 24, 2019

HOTSPOTS: Freshwater – July 2019

PINEY WOODS • • • SPOTLIGHT • • • LOCATION: Toledo Bend Lake HOTSPOT: Clear Creek GPS: N 31 11.616, W 93 39.762 (31.1936, -93.6627) SPECIES: Largemouth Bass BEST BAITS: Bass: Dropshot rigs, Carolina rigs, deep […]
June 24, 2019

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

TEXAS TASTED – July 2019

Oven Broiled Speckled Trout AS WE MOVE INTO SUMMER, speckled trout fishing heats up with the weather. I love fishing for specs with touts and mirrolures. I also enjoy fishing with live shrimp under a popping […]
June 24, 2019

OUTDOOR DIRECTORY – July 2019

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

FISH & GAME PHOTOS – July 2019

Redfish Sabine Lake Bass Caddo Lake Ram Kimble County White Bass Black Cypress Bayou Pronghorn Antelope Dalhart Redfish Port Aransas Rainbow Trout Alaska Catfish Sabine River Speckled Trout Aransas Pass Redfish Quintana Beach   SEND YOUR […]
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