April 2018 Issue

April 10, 2018

TEXAS BOATING by Lenny Rudow

Let’s Talk HESE DAYS, JUST ABOUT EVERYONE stepping aboard your boat has a cell phone in a pocket. Although phones do provide incredibly convenient communications, any time your boat leaves the dock you can’t rely on […]
April 10, 2018

THE BASS UNIVERSITY by Pete Robbins

Bulk Up in April with Matt Herren N A TYPICAL YEAR, throughout most of Texas, the spawn is long since over by the time April rolls around. Whether it’s south at Falcon, though, or east toward […]
April 10, 2018

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE Feature by Matt Williams

A Chance Find on an Arkansas Hunting Trip Launches a Search that Solves a 73-Year-Old Mystery ON OPENING DAY of the Arkansas rifle deer season Ashley Rogers of Huntsville, Arkansas, was deer hunting with her father, […]
April 10, 2018

BARE BONES HUNTING by Lou Marullo

It’s Turkey Time in Texas URKEY TIME WILL SOON BE here, and that means it is time to start preparing for your successful hunt and a delicious turkey dinner! I absolutely love turkey season. I think it […]
April 10, 2018

TEXAS TACTICAL by Dustin Ellermann

Shooting from a Tripod IPODS ARE A POPULAR shooting aid usually mounted to a rifle. Depending on the leg length, they allow the shooter to easily find a stable shooting position whether prone, seating, kneeling or even […]
April 10, 2018

LIVIN’ THE BREAM! Feature by Matt Williams

IT’S LATE SPRING AND THE WEATHER isn’t the only thing heating up around here. Water temperatures are on the rise at lakes all across the state and the fish are biting. One of the hottest games going […]
April 10, 2018

DITCH DIGGING FOR CATFISH Feature by Jeff Stewart

Catfish from Creeks and Bar Ditches SMALL CREEKS AND DRAINAGE DITCHES (bar ditches) can hold a surprising number of catfish. In fact, when looking for places to go catfishing, these smaller bodies of water generally go […]
April 10, 2018

HELPING A BOAT HERO Feature by Chester Moore

When a Kingwood Pastor’s Boat Suffered Major Damage Rescuing Hurricane Harvey Flood Victims, His Dealer and the Manufacturer Stepped Up WHEN THE FLOODWATERS OF HURRICANE HARVEY inundated the Kingwood area Mark Barnhill knew he needed to take […]
April 10, 2018

GOULD’S TURKEY IN TEXAS?

Crazy Facts You Might Not Know About Texas Gobblers THE CONVERSATION COULD NOT have been more cloak and dagger if it were on the pages of a Hollywood script. We were in the basement of the […]
April 10, 2018

THE TF&G REPORT- April

Improvements Underway at J.D. Murphree WMA Ducks Unlimited and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) completed a project in early December to improve more than 1,500 acres of important marsh habitat on the Salt Bayou […]