Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

November 16, 2018

When Whitetail and Mule Deer Clash

What happens when whitetail and mule deer meet up? Longstanding studies by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department officials show some interesting dynamics including hybridization. “Research indicates that mule deer in Texas prefer a brush canopy cover […]
November 14, 2018
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Podcast: Fall Whitetail Rut Hunting Strategies and Bowhunting with Guest Lou Marullo

On this episode, Dustin sits down with Texas Fish & Game Magazine’s hunting editor Lou Marullo and talk hunting strategies for whitetail deer and the two share their passions for the pursuit of bowhunting in Texas […]
November 14, 2018

Hurricane Impact On Speckled Trout

Even a Category 4 hurricane doesn’t kill the mood for coastal fish – and that’s good news for all species, as well as for a multibillion-dollar recreational fishing industry. As extreme weather patterns threaten to bring […]
November 13, 2018
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3 Wacky Fishing Gadgets: Zombait, GoFish Cam, and the Bait Launcher Bait Cannon

We anglers love zany new fishing gear. Even if it doesn’t help us catch more fish, it’s always entertaining to check out – and in some cases, it’s actually useful, too. Here are three wacky and […]
November 12, 2018

Wardens Bust Two Men with 105 Flounder

Flounder poaching is real! We addressed that issue here in an article last month and had some feedback suggesting flounder poaching was not really a problem. I hate to be right but this story from Jefferson […]
November 12, 2018
Deer Headshot with 50BMG

Did this 50BMG “Miss” Suck a Deer’s Eyes Out? [VIDEO]

With my recent videos on the .50BMG this hunting episode caught my attention.  Keith Warren claims that a near miss with a .50BMG dropped this whitetail doe by “sucking the eyes out” due to the air […]
November 12, 2018

Scariest Animals To Encounter Abroad

Whether someone is on safari with a rifle or camera there are animals out there that can pose a danger. This is a list I complied of animals that would send a chill down my spine […]
November 12, 2018
whitetail hunting

Definitive Texas Whitetail Rut Periods

Whitetail Rut When is the whitetail rut? In a state as large is Texas, the question has just as much to do with “where” as “when”. The fact is there are many mysteries and misconceptions involving the […]
November 8, 2018

Blood Tracking and Game Recovery Tips for Hunting Season

Tracking wounded game has been a pursuit of mine for many years. As a both a rifle hunter and bowhunter for well over a decade now, it is of vital importance to me to be good […]
November 6, 2018
mylar dredge

Dredges for Offshore Trolling: Do You Need Them?

Offshore trollers often pull multi-arm dredges to tease billfish up to the boat, and serious marlin anglers wouldn’t leave the dock without one. But does the average angler towing a mixed spread for multiple species like […]