Texas Fish & Game

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June 19, 2018

Tactical Style: Twod Picatinny Rail Bipod and Twod AR-15 Cleaning Mat Texas Tested Reviews {Video}

Many accessories for tactical purposes these days are becoming more tacti-cool than anything. What I look for in products for my ARs and other tactical weapons are utility and design that will perform well under pressure […]
June 18, 2018
circle hook fishing

Catching Catfish in Bar Ditches

Catfish from Creeks and Bar Ditches Small creeks and drainage (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 unutilized […]
June 18, 2018

Surf Fish Beyond the Third Sandbar

The weather was gorgeous on that June morning in 2005, and the surf was calm. I stood on the South Brazos Santiago Jetty at the juncture where water meets the beach and was having a good […]
June 14, 2018

Deep Crankbait Fishing Equipment-Beyond The Basics

Deep Crankbait Action I would venture to say there have been more developments in deep diving crankbaits in the last 10 years than there has been in the last 50 years.  I remember watching Paul Elias […]
June 14, 2018

CCA Explains How Texans Got 82-Day Snapper Season

Red Snapper Breakthrough? Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) have agreed on what is the longest red snapper season in many years. Under the Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) program, recreational […]
June 14, 2018

Wardens Bust Coastal Bend Illegal Oyster Operations

Illegal Oyster Poaching A multi-agency law enforcement surge operation led by Texas game wardens has made a sizable dent in illegal commercial oyster harvest and possession along the coastal bend this season, netting more than 300 […]
June 14, 2018
big speckled sea trout

Speckled Trout: Finding the Monsters

Monster Speckled Trout Do you want to find the real monster speckled trout? Not the one-pounders, not the two-pounders, but fish that weigh five, seven, or even 10 pounds? Of course you do! On a recent […]
June 12, 2018

Texas Cactus Deemed Endangered-Do Not Chop or Bring Home!

In 1979 with fewer than 200 plants known to exist, the Tobusch fishhook cactus was thought to be almost extinct. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of multiple partners including the Texas Parks and Wildlife […]
June 12, 2018

Whitetails With Rabies And The Elusive Avery Island Subspecies

Of all game animals in the world, whitetails are the most unique and multi-faceted, spawning tons of debate around the campfire. That is why this week in our fourth installment of this six-part series; we are […]
June 12, 2018
yo-zuri topknot leader

Pink Fluorocarbon Leader: Does it Make a Difference?

Fluorocarbon Cool-But Pink? On a recent three-day fishing binge in Florida, I was introduced to Yo-Zuri TopKnot fluorocarbon leader. While we were fishing, however, I noticed something a bit odd: the fluoro was pink. Now, everything […]
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