Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

December 25, 2016


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 Neves […]
December 25, 2016

INSIDE FISH & GAME by Roy and Ardia Neves

You’re the Boss s we enter this new year, we want to begin by saying “Thank You” to our loyal readers. Without you, we literally could not do this work, which we consider a true calling and a blessing. […]
December 25, 2016


Kudos for Kendal Just last week, I was attending the grand opening of a local Dick’s Sporting Goods in Katy. While standing in the hot sun waiting my turn to meet Uncle Si from the TV […]
December 25, 2016

EDITOR’S NOTES by Chester Moore

State of the Nation ast year we introduced the concept of the “Texas Outdoor Nation.” Texas is larger than many countries and in many social and natural ways is a nation unto itself. Our goal is to […]
December 25, 2016


Yield to Nature enry David Thoreau famously called it “the therapeutic value of nature.” The mid-19th Century American philosopher and naturalist based this conclusion on the two years he spent living by Walden Pond in New England. […]
December 25, 2016

PIKE on the Edge

Play Date on a Bay Boat ince our nine-year old boys were barely eight, Andrew Cloutier and I have tried to coordinate a fishing trip for ourselves and the three of them. His are a matched set, […]
December 25, 2016


The Politics of Hunting olitics! Bah Humbug! I’ve heard it over and over again and again for so many years. “That Nugent is just too damn political!” What a terrible shame that any American can reference politics […]
December 25, 2016

COMMENTARY by Kendal Hemphill

Trump .45 arring unforeseen events to the contrary, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America on January 20. Some Americans are happy about that, some are ambivalent, […]
December 25, 2016

Early Spawns and Other Reasons to Seek Big Bass

The vast majority of Texans lives within 90 minutes of world-class bass fishing. Whether it’s Lake Falcon to the south, Toledo Bend to the east, Alan Henry to the north or a host of lakes in […]
December 25, 2016

TOXIC TROUT by Danielle Sonnier

The Truth About Dioxins in Galveston Bay The Galveston Bay area has official warnings on the consumption of speckled trout in large portions of the ecosystem. According to the World Health Organization, dioxins are environmental pollutants. […]