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Texas Fish & Game March/April 2022

February 25, 2022

ISSUE COVER – March/April 2022

In This Issue: Tracking Texas Turkeys  •  Story of a Real Outdoors Woman  •  Conroe: Unlikely Big Bass Machine  •  Gear: Salt Proven, Fresh Ready  •  Bass: Match the Rod to Mathc the Hatch •  Secrets of […]
February 25, 2022

INSIDE COVER: Abu Garcia – March/April 2022

February 25, 2022

BACK COVER: Spider Wire Dura Braid – March/April 2022

February 25, 2022

TEXAS FISH & GAME Staff – March/April 2022

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. PUBLISHERS Roy and […]
February 25, 2022

INSIDE FISH & GAME by Roy and Ardia Neves – March/April 2022

Just Kidding. Seriously.     KIDS ARE SERIOUS BUSINESS. The Bull Youth Market has been an unstoppable force since the Baby Boom—the offspring of which now have grand kids and even great-grand kids of their own to […]
February 25, 2022

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – March/April 2022

Second Big Freeze? I REMEMBER IN 2020, reading your story about the big freezes of the past on the Texas Coast and saying that we were due another. Well, as we all know in February 2021 […]
February 25, 2022

EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore – March/April 2022

Beards, Bighorns and a Big Change of Perspective IN OUR FAMILY, the pursuit of wildlife was as natural as breathing. Whether dragging mud minnows for flounders or hunting whitetails in the wilderness growing up, we always focused […]
February 25, 2022

PIKE ON THE EDGE by Doug Pike – March/April 2022

The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Last Year’s Troubles  LET’S TAKE A LOOK, shall we, at the short- and long-term impacts of COVID 19 and the 2021 February freeze on Texas’s fisheries and fishermen.  When the world […]
February 25, 2022

LAKE CONROE – March/April 2022

The Unlikely Big Bass Machine LAKE CONROE IS AN ANOMALY. Covering approximately 20,000 acres and 21 miles from the dam to the West Fork of the San Jacinto River, it is indeed a large lake. But […]
February 25, 2022

SECRETS OF THE SABINE FISHING CALENDAR – March/April 2022

SABINE LAKE, located out of Port Arthur on the Texas/Louisiana border, is a unique ecosystem with incredible fishing opportunities for redfish, speckled trout, flounder, and other species. Add Keith Lake, the Bessie Heights Marsh complex, and […]
February 25, 2022

MATCH THE ROD TO MATCH THE HATCH – March/April 2022

NEVER BRING A knife to a gunfight.” “Never shoot a gnat with an elephant gun.” “Don’t get caught with your pants down.” Those cliches describe being ill-equipped and unprepared, which translates to frustration in the world […]
February 25, 2022

TEXAS BOATING by Lenny Rudow – March/April 2022

Sprucing Up Your Old Boat THEY SAY THE TWO happiest days in a boater’s life are the day he buys his boat and the day he sells it. However, selling your boat can feel like you’re sawing […]
February 25, 2022

GEAR REVIEW: SALTWATER PROVEN, FRESHWATER READY – March/April 2022

FISHING GEAR IS is not all created equal. There are so many fish species, techniques, and strategies that demand different kinds of gear to accomplish the task of simply catching a fish. Soaking a pound hunk […]
February 25, 2022

BARE BONES HUNTING by Lou Marullo – March/April 2022

Oh Yeah, It’s Turkey Time SUNRISE WAS GOING to be early—way too early—and I was tired. To be honest, I was exhausted. Too many mornings out in the woods searching for any turkey sign. Feathers, droppings, scratchings, […]
February 25, 2022

TEXAS TACTICAL by Dustin Ellermann – March/April 2022

Crimson Trace RAD Sight AN ELECTRONIC RED DOT optic mounted on a pistol slide is becoming as popular as having a magnified optic on a hunting rifle. If a firearm manufacturer releases a handgun without an optics […]
February 25, 2022

GUADALUPES ON THE NUECES – March/April 2022

IF YOU ARE A FLY FISHER, as I am, the Nueces River north of Uvalde looks so much like one of the freestone rivers of Colorado, Montana, or Idaho. The Nueces will make you expect to see […]
February 25, 2022

STORY OF A REAL OUTDOORS WOMAN – March/April 2022

HUNTING AND FISHING ARE simply part of the culture when you grow up in the Piney Woods of East Texas. Along with agriculture, hunting and fishing are a huge part of my family’s heritage. Between my grandparents, parents, brother, […]
February 25, 2022

OUTDOOR NATION – TURKEY TRACKERS – March/April 2022

Tracking the Mysteries of Piney Woods Eastern Turkeys WHY DO EASTERN TURKEYS thrive in some areas of the Pineywoods and struggle in others? Is there a hidden key that could unlock the secret of successful flocks […]
February 25, 2022

THE TF&G REPORT – March/April 2022

O.H. Ivie Starts 2022 with a Bang O.H. IVIE RESERVOIR produced another Legacy Class largemouth bass to close out the first month of the 2022 Toyota ShareLunker season. Brett Cannon of Willis, Texas, who reeled in […]
February 25, 2022

TEXAS HOT SHOTS – March/April 2022

Lemon Shark Bolivar Largemouth bass McKenzie Res.   Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest      
February 25, 2022

FORECAST CENTER: Saltwater – March/April 2022

Spring is Breaking on the Upper Coast SABINE LAKE & PASS Reported by CAPT. EDDIE HERNANDEZ Email Eddie Hernandez at [email protected]   THIS IS PROBABLY the most anticipated time of the year for most coastal anglers. March and […]
February 25, 2022

FORECAST CENTER: Freshwater – March/April 2022

Spring Spawns Hit High Gear on East Lakes Reported by TF&G STAFF   Email us at [email protected] •  •  • LOCATION: Lake Bob Sandlin HOTSPOT: Brushy Creek GPS: N 33 0.395, W 95 9.204 (33.0066, -95.1534) SPECIES: […]
February 25, 2022

SPORTSMAN’S DAYBOOK – Tides & Prime Times – March/April 2022

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 25, 2022

OPEN SEASON by Reavis Z. Wortham – March/April 2022

Yelps and Free Coffee THE HUNTING CLUB membership gathered in the large round corner booth of Doreen’s 24 HR Eat Gas Now Café to sip coffee and ready ourselves for turkey season.  Wrong Willie withdrew a turkey […]
February 25, 2022

OUTDOOR DIRECTORY – March/April 2022

TEXAS FRESHWATER Lake Texoma TEXAS SALTWATER Upper Texas Coast Mid Texas Coast Lower Texas Coast HUNTING South Texas  
February 25, 2022

FISH & GAME PHOTOS – March/April 2022

Redfish South Padre   Whitetail Salado   Largemouth Bass Flynn   Redfish East Galveston Bay   Whitetail Nacogdoches   Redfish Rockport   Catfish Sam Rayburn   Whitetail Brookeland   SEND YOUR PHOTOS TO [email protected] For best […]
February 14, 2022

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