Texas Fish & Game

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April 25, 2017

DEAD IN THE WATER by Danielle Sonnier

Vibrio: a Serious Saltwater Threat You may remember the uproar from just last summer about the “flesh-eating bacterium” found in the coastal waters of Texas. Well, it is about that time of year again. Vibrio. That’s […]
April 25, 2017

S.T.A.R WINNING FLOUNDER TACTICS by Chester Moore

Tips for Taking the Big Flatfish Prize in CA’S Annual Tourney It’s time for the CCA STAR tournament. Each year the Flounder Division is one of the most hotly contested categories on both the adult and […]
April 25, 2017

GUY HARVEY AND THE MISSING GULF SHARK by Chester Moore

A long time ago in the far, far reaches of the Gulf of Mexico… The contrasting bars of the pilot fish create a striking image in the cobalt blue waters just beyond the continental shelf. Swimming […]
April 25, 2017

TEXAS SALTWATER by Calixto Gonzales

Pretty in Pink heres no disputing that jetty systems hold fish. The combination of solid, multi-leveled structure, tidal flow, access to deeper water, and variety of forage make them natural magnets for speckled trout, redfish, flounder, snook, mangrove […]
April 25, 2017

CHASING OL’ YELLOW by Dustin Vaugh Warncke

Giant Flatheads of North Texas The flathead catfish, also known as the “yellow cat”, is a good example of a humble fish that can grow to gigantic sizes and put up a fight that can wear […]
April 25, 2017

THE TF&G REPORT

Free-Ranging Axis Thriving in the Texas Hill Country The axis deer may be the most beautiful deer species on the planet. Known as “chital” in its native India, axis are the number one prey species of […]
April 25, 2017

TEXAS HOT SHOTS

Alligator Gar Trinity River Shark Galveston Whitetail Jasper County   Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest
April 25, 2017

THE DEPT. OF DEFENSE

The Buffalo Slayer ost people would agree that the side-hammer Sharps buffalo rifle is an icon of the Old West. There is no doubt that over a decade, buffalo hunters used the side-hammer Sharps and other rifles […]
April 25, 2017

THE DEPT. OF CONSERVATION

Passing the Torch ttracting youths and novice hunters to outdoor and sporting traditions is vital to the passing of the torch to those who will be the next stewards of our wild places. One way the Texas […]
April 25, 2017

COASTAL FORECAST: Sabine

The Magic Month of May he magical month of May has arrived and the entire Sabine Ecosystem should begin to open itself up to anglers seeking plenty of rod bending options. We now find ourselves in a period […]