Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

March 25, 2016

COMMENTARY by Kendal Hemphill

The Cecil Effect nly those with extremely short memories, such as politicians and goldfish, could have already forgotten the most publicized and criticized African death in recent years, that of Cecil the Lion. According to a Washington […]
March 25, 2016

THE TEXAS BRAND BASS By TF&G STAFF

The Texas Bass Fishery… Best in America? At the time of this writing, the Toyota Sharelunker season was slow. In fact, it only had one entry, leaving some anglers to wonder what was going on. While […]
March 25, 2016

RUNNING WITH THE BULLS YEAR LONG By TF&G STAFF

Jetties are huge granite piles placed strategically along the edge of shipping lanes in the Gulf to aid large vessels entering a channel or bay system.  For Texas anglers, jetties represent easy to target structures that […]
March 25, 2016

TEXAS SALTWATER by Calixto Gonzales

Other Lures o there I am, sitting one rainy Saturday in January, watching westerns on INSP. During a particularly gripping episode of The Virginian (more gripping for Sandie, since it featured a very young Robert Redford), there was a […]
March 25, 2016

Javelina! By Chester Moore

Creature of the Cactus No animal is more symbolic of the arid regions of Texas than the collared peccary more commonly known as javelina. An animal enshrouded in mystery, these medium-sized mammals have a reputation that […]
March 25, 2016

BARE BONES HUNTING by Lou Marullo

Turkey Fever t is hard to believe, but it is turkey time again—already! I love turkey hunting. I have to admit that when I am out in the woods, hunting turkeys is even more exciting than hunting whitetail […]
March 25, 2016

THE DEPT. OF DEFENSE

Handguns for Practice learned most of whatever skill I have with a handgun by shooting targets, and most of that was in practice for matches we once had at the Uvalde Gun Club. Back in the 1970s […]
March 25, 2016

SHOOTING DOLPHINS and other strange saltwater management ideas by Chester Moore

During the flounder regulation debate in 2008, an interesting theory was being propagated on the Internet. It was a way to help boost flounder numbers without changing bag limits, and I got to hear it in […]
March 25, 2016

True Green

The Pig Problem  I’ve seen them while hunting Rio Grande turkeys in the spring, my back pressed squarely up against an oak tree, hoping that they wouldn’t scare off a mature gobbler. I’ve seen them while […]
March 25, 2016

TEXAS FRESHWATER by Matt Williams

Seeing Sports or Alabama Bass? tip of the hat goes out to Josh Helmstetler of Big Spring.  For those who may not have heard, the 29-year old angler was fishing at Lake Alan Henry Reservoir near Lubbock on […]
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