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Texas Fish & Game September 2019

February 25, 2020

Henry Benefit Rifle Sales Raise $78,250 For Kids

Henry Repeating Arms president and owner Anthony Imperato has worked tirelessly to build his company into an industry leader in the production of fine firearms, particularly lever-action rifles of varied calibers.  Imperato is proud with those […]
February 25, 2020

Jigging With Plastics for Flounder

GULP! may have changed the game of flounder fishing as we know it, but truth be told, you can jig for flounder with virtually any type of plastics and enjoy great success. Long before the advent […]
February 25, 2020

Bass Research Hits A Snag

A largemouth bass tracking study launched last November on Toledo Bend Reservoir by Texas Parks Wildlife Department inland fisheries biologists has hit a bump in the road that has scientists looking for ways to get their […]
February 24, 2020

Texas Fish & Game March 2020

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February 24, 2020

ISSUE COVER – March 2020

In This Issue: The Many Virtues of Mini Lakes • Grand Slam: A Turkey Revolution • Dead Zones in the Gulf • Training for Careers in Conservation • Fish Amazing Lake Conroe 0
February 24, 2020

INSIDE COVER: Yamaha Outboards – March 2020

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February 24, 2020

BACK COVER: Hummingbird – March 2020

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February 24, 2020

TEXAS FISH & GAME Staff – March 2020

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 […]
February 24, 2020

INSIDE FISH & GAME by Roy and Ardia Neves – March 2020

Texas is Calendar Friendly CONTRARY TO YANKEE propaganda, there are seasons in texas.       In fact, with our weather, we can actually see the full spectrum of seasons in a single 24 hour period—even if […]
February 24, 2020

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – March 2020

Bass Eating Bass I READ Matt William’s article issue of Texas Fish & Game Magazine. The title caught my eye. As you can see from the pictures attached, we have had the same experience. Neither of […]
February 24, 2020

EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore – March 2020

There is a New Cat in the Texas Wildlands “I think I saw an ocelot. It crossed the road in front of me-just outside of Oklahoma City.” “What do you think of these game camera photos? […]
February 24, 2020

DOGGETT AT LARGE by Joe Doggett – March 2020

Now, This is a Knife A FINE KNIFE is a wonderful thing. That was my opinion as an 11-year-old kid. More than 60 years later, I have no reason to change that initial impression. The subject of […]
February 24, 2020

NUGENT IN THE WILD by Ted Nugent – March 2020

Good-bye My Dear Hunting Brother John I WANT YOU TO KNOW my younger brother John. He died recently at the age of 66, and the Nugent family is in a whirlwind of heartbreak. I’m not sure I […]
February 24, 2020

FISH AMAZING LAKE CONROE – March 2020

Houston’s Playground is a Freshwater Angler’s Paradise LAKE CONROE is often called “Houston’s Playground.” Due to its proximity to the nation’s fourth largest city it is used by pleasure boaters, ski enthusiasts and people simply wanting […]
February 24, 2020

TEXAS FRESHWATER by Matt Williams – March 2020

Dancing the Jig for 40 years HUNTINGTON-BASED STANLEY JIGS recently celebrated 40 years in the lure making business. To hear company founder Lonnie Stanley tell it, time flies when you’re having fun and helping others reel in […]
February 24, 2020

GULF DEAD ZONES – March 2020

Environmental Abuse is Playing Havoc with Gulf Fishing IT WAS A PERFECT day for offshore fishing. With two-foot swells, clear waters and no storms forecast, it seemed like the ideal time to score on snappers, ling and […]
February 24, 2020

TEXAS SALTWATER by Calixto Gonzales – March 2020

Taking It Slowly YOU’VE GOT TO LOVE springtime on the Texas Coast. It isn’t because the fishing is better in the spring; as you’ve seen in the pages of this magazine, fishing is always good on […]
February 24, 2020

CLASSROOM IN THE WILD – March 2020

Stephen F. Austin State University is Training the Next Generation of Career Conservationists STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY’S Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture is a cutting-edge institution for those seeking to make an impact […]
February 24, 2020

TURKEY REVOLUTION – March 2020

A Turkey Grand Slam Quest: Rio Grande, Merriam’s, Osceola and Eastern IN MARCH 2019 I began a quest to raise awareness of turkey conservation. I call this “Turkey Revolution!” Phase One was to get photographs of the […]
February 24, 2020

TEXAS WHITETAILS by Larry Weishuhn – March 2020

Winter Evaluations WINTER MONTHS and now closed whitetail seasons for several months across our Great State of Texas, is certainly reason for singing the blues, big time! But… soon bucks will be casting their existing antlers and […]
February 24, 2020

TEXAS OUTDOOR NATION – THINK SMALL FOR BIG BASS – March 2020

The Many Virtues of Mini Lakes TEXAS IS A HEARALDED hotspot for reeling in heavyweight bass, but you needn’t always look to big waters and fabled fisheries like Sam Rayburn, Fork, Amistad, Toledo Bend or Falcon to […]
February 24, 2020

THE TF&G REPORT – March 2020

Program Seeks To Create Young Conservationists WILD WISHES® grants wildlife encounters to children and teens with a critical illness or loss of a parent or sibling. Part of the outreach of Chester and Lisa Moore’s nonprofit […]
February 24, 2020

TEXAS HOT SHOTS – March 2020

Redfish Texas City Alligator BA Steinhagen Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest   0
February 24, 2020

FORECAST CENTER: Saltwater – March 2020

Fishing May Not be Hot, But is Getting Warmer SABINE LAKE & PASS THE MAGICAL MONTH of March has found its way to the upper coast of Texas and has brought with it countless new angling opportunities. […]
February 24, 2020

FORECAST CENTER: Freshwater – March 2020

March is the Month for Largemouth Fishing Reported by TF&G STAFF IF YOU’RE A BASS fisherman, March is your month. Look for spawning bass in the shallows and any standing timber. Hydrilla and grass flats are […]
February 24, 2020

SPORTSMAN’S DAYBOOK-Tides & Prime Times – March 2020

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, 2020

FISH & GAME HUNTING CENTER – March 2020

Free Range Mule Deer Sets New State Record THE TALE OF THE TAPE is official on an enormous Texas desert mule deer shot last fall by Greg Simons of San Angelo. Not surprisingly, the final Boone and […]
February 24, 2020

OPEN SEASON by Reavis Z. Wortham – March 2020

Collateral Damage IT HASN’T BEEN that long since the vast majority of folks who raised me dried their wash on a line, clothes that absorbed the sunshine and wind to come in smelling sweet and clean. I […]
February 24, 2020

OUTDOOR DIRECTORY – March 2020

TEXAS FRESHWATER Lake Texoma DFW Metroplex TEXAS SALTWATER Upper Texas Coast Mid Texas Coast Lower Texas Coast HUNTING South Texas   0
February 20, 2020

TX Wardens Crack Down On Shark Trade

Texas Game Wardens are filing several Class B misdemeanor charges on 10 restaurants and markets in the Houston and Dallas area for selling shark fins and shark fin products. “Protecting the many shark species residing and […]
February 20, 2020

Angler Catches 14 Plus Pound TX Bass

Just days after being blanketed in snow, West Texas lake Alan Henry Reservoir produced the first Legacy Class largemouth bass entry of the 2020 Toyota ShareLunker season Feb. 9. Angler Blake Cockrell of Lubbock caught the 14.36 pound, […]
February 19, 2020

A Look At Strange Coyotes

There is nothing like staring into the eyes of a predator. Even a glare from captive predators like a leopard at a zoo can send chills down your spine-and in my case in a good way. […]
February 18, 2020
fish on a hook

Catching Your Own Bait

What’s the best thing about catching your own bait? Hard to tell – some of us like to do it because we get fresh, kicking livies. Others get some extra enjoyment out of saving a buck […]
February 18, 2020

City Backs Down On Anti-NRA Ordinance

The Los Angeles City Council voted to formally repeal a controversial city ordinance requiring contractors seeking to do business with the city to disclose ties to the National Rifle Association (NRA). The decision is another legal […]
February 16, 2020

What’s the Big Deal About Turkeys?

“So, what’s the big deal about turkeys?” That’s the question I heard uttered while walking through the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville last weekend as I attended the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) Convention & Expo. […]
February 12, 2020

Serial Killer Encounters-In The Outdoors!

Ted Bundy. It’s a name that invokes horror some 40 years after this despicable reign of terror. And that was the name carved into a tree deep in a national forest in Utah where Josh Slone […]
February 11, 2020
wahoo caught on a spoon

The Utterly Epic Trolling Spoon

Spoons may have been around for eons, but even today they remain one of the most effective trolling lures on the face of the planet. They provide lots of action, excellent flash, and attract strikes from […]
February 6, 2020
angler with squid

Fishing For… Squid?!

When we think of saltwater fishing, few of us think of squid beyond its use as a bait. That’s too bad, because yes, you can catch your own squid – and it’s not just good for […]
February 6, 2020

Humminbird Launches Youtube Page

Humminbird® recently launched a new YouTube tutorial page dedicated to teaching anglers how to unlock the full capabilities of its popular HELIX® fish finder models, in turn allowing anglers to be more productive in their summer […]
February 4, 2020
noaa counting fish

MRIP: Ruining Saltwater Fisheries From Coast to Coast

Counting saltwater fish has always been a problem. Certainly, it’s not easy – fish move around, aren’t easy to see underwater in the first place, and don’t exactly stand up and raise their fins so we […]
January 30, 2020

Learning About The Oceans

Appreciating Oceans “People protect what they love.” Those words were originally spoken by legendary ocean explorer Jacques Yves Cousteau, a man who spent much of life beneath the surface of the world’s oceans. Most of us […]
January 30, 2020

Second Wave Of Rainbow Stockings

A second wave of rainbow trout stockings is underway in Texas. For urban and suburban families in major cities, Neighborhood Fishin’ lakes offer some of the best opportunities to catch rainbow trout this winter. The Texas Parks […]
January 30, 2020

Fishing The First Quarter

As 2020 takes off, so do the area bass fishing tournaments. Fishing in South East Texas is different than fishing in many other areas.  For the most part, we don’t generally get the cold weather that […]
January 30, 2020
false albacore

Give False Albacore Respect

Many anglers dis false albacore, calling them trash fish – even though no one will argue against their fighting abilities. True, their blood-red meat isn’t the first choice of many, but it’s far from inedible. And […]
January 29, 2020

These Nets Destroy Wildlife

The shell of an alligator snapping turtle is unmistakable. Giant ridges rise up giving the species an ancient look and in reality these creatures are not much different than dinosaurs of the past. Seeing pieces of […]
January 29, 2020

How You Can Stop Poachers

Fighting Poachers Operation Game Thief is Texas’ wildlife Crime-stoppers program, offering rewards of up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and conviction for a wildlife crime. Begun in 1981 as a result of laws […]
January 28, 2020
angler with fish

Three Tips for Topwater Tactics

Topwater Tactics Few methods of fishing are as fun as topwater. Seeing a fish throw up a wake as it shoots towards your plug and watching the ensuing surface explosion is an adrenaline-pumping experience. But fishing […]
January 28, 2020

Bloomberg Statement On TX Shooting

Jack Wilson – a 71-year-old congregant of the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, Tex. – is a hero to most Americans. When a deranged man savagely murdered two of Mr. Wilson’s fellow worshippers […]
January 24, 2020

Texas Fish & Game February 2020

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January 24, 2020

ISSUE COVER – February 2020

In This Issue: Catching Monster Bass • Happy Valentine’s Spawn • A Texas World Record Speckled Trout? • Finding a Proper Backpack for Fishing • Real Hog Attacks • Plus: New Fish & Game Fishing Forecast […]
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