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Texas Fish & Game August 2019

July 24, 2019

ISSUE COVER – August 2019

In This Issue: Big Horn Heros  •  Getting Ready for a Big Fall  •  Pause for Jaws on the Grayfin Express  •  Avoiding Heat Stroke in the Outdoors  •  Texas White-Wings on the Move  •  Line […]
July 24, 2019

INSIDE COVER: Progressive – August 2019

July 24, 2019

BACK COVER: Convergent Hunting Solutions – August 2019

July 24, 2019

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

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

Getting Schooled AS THIS ISSUE GOES TO PRESS, we will be in Fort Worth at the Texas Future Farmers of America (FFA) Convention. Then, as the mail trucks are delivering the issue to homes across Texas, […]
July 24, 2019

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – August 2019

Bass Eat Bass Just read your article in the May 2019 issue of Texas Fish & Game Magazine (“Texas Freshwater” by Matt Williams).  The title caught my eye.  As you can see from the pictures attached […]
July 24, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore – August 2019

Feral Hogs Invade the North SEEING A FERAL HOG in thick snow was surreal to me. I had seen thousands in swamps, cactus thickets and rocky canyons in Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Florida, but seeing one bust […]
July 24, 2019

PIKE ON THE EDGE by Doug Pike – August 2019

Fishing Lure Rehab IF YOU WAIT LONG ENOUGH, old almost always becomes new. That’s true with haircuts, cars, baseball bats—and fishing lures. As a fisherman and baseball coach, I get asked on a regular basis whether […]
July 24, 2019

BIG HORN HEROES – August 2019

How Hunters are Saving America’s Sheep AT TEN THOUSAND FEET, the world seems radically different than it does below. This is especially true for someone like me who lives at an elevation of 10 feet, literally […]
July 24, 2019

THE GRAY FIN EXPRESS – August 2019

THE SNOOK WAS WHIPPED. I was wading waist-deep along the edge of a channel in the (aptly named) Shark River country of the Everglades. The shining silver and yellow fish weighed five or six pounds, small […]
July 24, 2019

TEXAS BOATING by Lenny Rudow – August 2019

How Wide Is Your Boating Safety Margin? THERE WAS A TIME when outfitting your boat with high-tech safety gear was prohibitively expensive. Those days, thankfully, are long gone. In fact, there’s a slew of gear on […]
July 24, 2019

WHITE-WINGS IN TEXAS – August 2019

I’LL ALWAYS REMEMBER my first experience with white-winged doves. I was in the company of a great friend who is no longer here to hunt and fish or drink a beer with me. Jerry Simmons and […]
July 24, 2019

BARE BONES HUNTING by Lou Marullo – August 2019

Get Ready, Get Set, Hunt! WOW! CAN YOU BELIEVE IT? Hunting season is finally right around the corner. Bow season begins next month, and rifle season is not far behind—although, I am. By now, I usually […]
July 24, 2019

TEXAS TACTICAL by Dustin Ellermann – August 2019

Holosun 530G IT’S NO SECRET that a quality electronic optic for your defensive rifle can easily cost upwards of $600. However Holosun offers a line of optics that I’ve found to be both reliable and affordable. […]
July 24, 2019

DIGITAL BONUS: PRODUCTS TO HELP STAY COOL IN THE OUTDOORS by Dustin Vaughn Warncke

   
July 24, 2019

HEAT STROKE – August 2019

10 Tips to Keep You from Overheating in the Outdoors THE SUMMER MONTHS ARE HOT! That is no surprise to Texans – especially in the “dog days” of summer. It is vitally important to stay cool […]
July 24, 2019

THE BASS UNIVERSITY by Pete Robbins – August 2019

The Dean Goes Up a Creek for Bass WHEN THE MERCURY approaches or even surpasses triple digits, Texas bass can go into a funk. Just like during the coldest periods of the year, they’re effectively shocked […]
July 24, 2019

OUTDOOR NATION – LINE DRIVE – August 2019

When Fluorocarbon Counts FISHING LINE IS A HIGHLY overlooked part of fishing. Anglers will sometimes debate whether they need to use a braided or monofilament, but only the most savvy anglers make the distinction between using […]
July 24, 2019

THE TF&G REPORT – August 2019

TF&G Editor Honored For Bear Conservation TEXAS FISH & GAME Editor-In-Chief Chester Moore was honored by the Press Club of Southeast Texas for his “Be Texas Bear Aware” public service announcements that run on Newstalk AM […]
July 24, 2019

TEXAS HOT SHOTS – August 2019

Striped Bass Lake Tawakoni Red Snapper Gulf of Mexico Blackbuck Real County   Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest    
July 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Sabine – August 2019

Get Acclimated ANOTHER AUGUST HAS FOUND its way to Texas’s uppermost bay system. With it comes some of the hottest fish catching action and hottest temperatures of the year. To say “it’s hot” on Sabine in […]
July 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Galveston – August 2019

Try To Stay Cool In ‘Hot’ August Fishing AUGUST IS A “MIX” MONTH of sorts for anglers on the upper Texas coast. Warm water is great for bringing just about all of our popular sport and […]
July 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Matagorda – August 2019

Reading the Surf IN AUGUST WE GET MORE days when conditions allow us to get out into the surf and fish without being tumbled by waves, and under the right circumstances, the fish are there. When the […]
July 24, 2019

COASTAL FOCUS: Upper Mid Coast – August 2019

Stay Cool in August IT’S SORT OF FUNNY that as hot is it is out on the water this month; summertime is when there are more people doing it than any other time of the year. Vacation […]
July 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Rockport – August 2019

Dead Right AT THE TIME OF the writing of this article, a kayak fisherman was tragically killed in the bay waters of this area. The incident is still under investigation but from early indications it appears the […]
July 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Aransas to Corpus – August 2019

The Shark Mystique A NEWS RELEASE recently reported that Mark Stock, a Florida angler, landed what he said is a record class tiger shark on April 25 while fishing off Marco Island, Florida. The creature measured 14½ […]
July 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Baffin Bay – August 2019

Primetime Heat THE HOT SUMMER on the Texas coast is prime time for sight casters and fly fishermen, especially on uncrowded Baffin Bay. It’s covered in shallow, clear, grassy shorelines and long strips of sand up tight […]
July 24, 2019

COASTAL FORECAST: Lower Coast – August 2019

Dawn Patrol THE SOUTH TEXAS COAST, most notably from Aransas Pass at the top to the Coastal Bend, to Brazos Santiago (“The Arms of Saint James”) at the mouth of the Lower Laguna Madre has long been […]
July 24, 2019

HOTSPOTS: Saltwater – August 2019

UPPER TEXAS COAST • • • SPOTLIGHT • • • Location: Galveston Trinity Bay Hotspot: Sun Gas Wells GPS: N 29 38.858, W 94 54.2 (29.6476, -94.9033) Species: Speckled Trout Best Baits: Live Croaker or Shrimp […]
July 24, 2019

HOTSPOTS: Freshwater – August 2019

PINEY WOODS • • • SPOTLIGHT • • • Location: Caddo Lake Hotspot: Alligator Bayou GPS: N 32 43.1699, W 94 5.424 (32.7195, -94.0904) Species: Largemouth Bass Best Baits: 6”-8” plastic worms, flukes, senkos Contact: Caddo […]
July 24, 2019

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

SPECIAL SECTION – READY FOR THE FALL – August 2019

THIS YEAR IS NOT JUST any year for hunting and fishing. For me, it’s the beginning of a new journey of conservation through hunting and fishing and a renewal for the love of the pursuit. It’s easy, […]
July 24, 2019

OUTDOOR DIRECTORY – August 2019

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

FISH & GAME PHOTOS – August 2019

Bluegill Private Pond Shark Galveston Catfish Lake Conroe Redfish Neches River Sheepshead Undisclosed Whitetail Graham Freshwater Fishing Conroe Bass Sam Rayburn Whitetail Baffin Bay Bass Lake Naconiche   SEND YOUR PHOTOS TO [email protected] For best results, […]
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