January 2018 Issue

December 25, 2017

TEXAS SALTWATER by Calixto Gonzales

Parental Guidance remember back when my good friend, Jimmy Brewster, bore witness to the birth of his second son. He was glowing when I talked to him the first time after the big event. “He’s absolutely gorgeous,” […]
December 25, 2017

TEXAS COUGARS

In 1987, I was in seventh grade. During the winter, my after-school hobby was to go rabbit hunting on the railroad tracks behind our house. Despite being surrounded by woods and rice fields, we were in […]
December 25, 2017

TEXAS WHITETAILS by Larry Weishuhn

Late Season he doe, only deer I had seen all afternoon, stared intently into the whitebrush. Her ears were fully attentive and erect. The hairs on her tail appeared to bristle reminding me of someone with a “bad […]
December 25, 2017

TEXAS GUNS by Steve LaMascus

The Magnificent .357 Magnum lthough it’s considered a modern cartridge, the .357 Magnum, was actually introduced in 1935. At that time it was a giant step up from the preceding .38 caliber cartridges such as the .38 […]
December 25, 2017

PIG PUPPETS

Decoys Can Aid Hog Hunters If there is one thing serious hog hunters know, it is that they have a lot stacked against them. Sure, you can ride in a helicopter and shoot a bunch if […]
December 25, 2017

WINTER BLUES

When the Water Get Frigid, Blue Catfish Get Salty Biologists with the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge have found through tagging efforts that blue catfish have a high tolerance for salinity. This validates what Upper Coast redfish […]
December 25, 2017

THE LATE RUT & CRAPPIE RUNS

Are the crappie running up on Toledo Bend?” “Have the bull redfish started running at the Port O’Connor Jetties?” People often use the term “run” in fishing to mean that the fish are biting. When someone […]
December 25, 2017

THE TF&G REPORT

Texas Playa Conservation Initiative onservation partners are focusing on playa restoration in the Texas Panhandle. Playas are the most important ecological feature in the southern Great Plains. These ephemeral, or temporary, wetlands are typically circular in […]
December 25, 2017

TEXAS HOT SHOTS

Red Snapper Port Aransas Bass Lake Falcon   Whitetail Fredericksburg   Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the TEXAS HOT SHOTS Photo Contest
December 25, 2017

COASTAL FORECAST: Sabine

Patience Is Key In January ou have to have patience when fishing. If I had a nickel for every time I heard my dad utter these words when I was a kid, I would be a wealthy […]