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Texas Fish & Game March 2018

March 17, 2018

March 2018 Cover

Volume 34, Issue 11 March 2018 In this issue: Crappie on the March; Finding Spring Flounder; Carp in a Kayak, Why should I Bowfish?: Public Land […]
March 16, 2018

Inside Fish & Game

Archival Footage  hen we made the move last year to our new office, we brought with us more than 1,200 cubic feet of archives. These were […]
March 16, 2018

Letters to the Editor

Confusing Subscription Cancellation I respectfully decline the renewal of your magazine. I have come to realize that you have endorsed the antler measurement of 13-inch or […]
March 16, 2018

Editor’s Notes

Killing Manatees he hunting industry doesn’t have the guts to face the deep and serious poaching problem in the United States. At least I haven’t seen […]
March 16, 2018

Doggett at Large by Joe Doggett

A Winter’s Wade s any coastal wader who knows a 51M MirrOlure from a Corky Fat Boy will tell you, late winter is a great time […]
March 16, 2018

Nugent in the Wild by Ted Nugent

Another Year of the Deer EER. THOSE BEAUTIFUL, spectacular, always fascinating deer. I have a funny feeling that if you’re reading this here Uncle Ted deer celebration […]
March 16, 2018

Finding Spring Flounder

“Throw right there.” That’s what I told my wife Lisa as we trolled up toward a point of the northern shoreline of Willow Bayou. She quickly […]
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March 16, 2018

Texas Saltwater by Calixto Gonzales

Our Best Defense N MY 20 YEARS as an outdoor writer, one of my great pleasures has been meeting and getting to know the men and women […]
March 16, 2018

Texas Freshwater by Matt Williams

ShareLunker Gets a Facelift UST IN CASE YOU HAVEN’T heard, the Toyota ShareLunker program run by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is now operating under […]
March 16, 2018

Crappie on the March

March is Prime Time for Spawning Slabs The black bass may be king in Texas, but you’d never know it by striking up a conversation with […]
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March 16, 2018

Spinning an Inshore Slam

Five Spinning Rod Strategies for Specks, Reds and Flounder Spinning reels and rods are popular on the Texas Coast for rank and file anglers seeking to […]
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March 16, 2018

Carp in a Kayak

Kayaks Help Hardcore Carp Anglers Find Success IT FEELS LIKE YOU’RE HOOKED TO a freight train with an attitude when you set the hook on a incredibly […]
March 16, 2018

Bowfishing 101

Why should I Bowfish? I CAN’T GET ENOUGH BOWHUNTING, and I can’t get enough different types of bowhunting. That’s why years ago, I turned to the waters […]
March 16, 2018

Public Hog Hunting

HOG HUNTING is done chiefly on private land in Texas. Millions of acres of public land in Texas offer zero to marginal hog hunting opportunities.  National […]
March 16, 2018

Texas Whitetails by Larry Weishuhn

The Whitetail Acre ight want to grab your fly rods!” I told Josh and Jake. “Bluegill should be biting. Put them behind the seat with mine. […]
March 13, 2018

Texas Guns by Steve LaMascus

A Look at Varmint Calibers I have written about predator rifles herein a couple of times, but never about rifles and calibers intended for extended shooting over […]
March 13, 2018

White Turkeys and Weird Whitetails

Texas Outdoor Nation Feature Story WHAT IS THE GREATEST TROPHY a turkey hunter can bag in the United States? Is it the Grand Slam with all […]
March 13, 2018

The TF&G Report

Hurricane Harvey Cleanup Begins on Coastal WMAs HURRICANE HARVEY DEPOSITED record-breaking amounts of rain on Texas, displacing people and wildlife while damaging homes, businesses and other […]
March 13, 2018

Texas Hot Shots

Speckled Trout Texas City     Whitetail Loma Alta       Rainbow Trout Guadalupe River   Post your own Action Photos and Check Out the […]
March 13, 2018

Coastal Forecast: Sabine

The Potential of March T IS MARCH. The windy month with all the potential. There’s no doubt that some of the most memorable days we’ve ever spent […]
March 13, 2018

Coastal Forecast: Galveston

Good Things Appear on The Horizon! N BRAZORIA COUNTY, where I live, our County Judge says the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey will take several years to “undo.” […]
March 13, 2018

Coastal Forecast: Matagorda

Planning a Fishing Trip OU AND YOUR FISHING friend have been getting your tackle and boat ready and looking forward to a day on the water for […]
March 13, 2018

Coastal Focus: Upper Mid Coast

Caution… The Water May Be Slick T’S MARCH AND IT’S TIME to fish the slicks! In past discussions regarding fish slicks, we have talked about the fact […]
March 13, 2018

Coastal Forecast: Rockport

Against the Wind HE NORTHER HIT my house at 3 a.m. It was what we Texans call a “Blue Norther.” The temperature dropped 40 degrees in […]
March 13, 2018

Coastal Focus: Aransas to Corpus

March… Time for Trophy Speckled Trout T’S THAT TIME OF YEAR when the quest for big speckled trout is here again in the Upper Laguna and Baffin […]
March 13, 2018

Coastal Focus: Baffin Bay

March… Time for Trophy Speckled Trout HAT ARE THE TWO MONTHS that historically produce the longest and heaviest pre-spawn trout that, this year, may go head-to-head with […]
March 13, 2018

Coastal Focus: Lower Coast

Bar Talk ARCH MAY BE A TRICKY MONTH. With a colder than normal winter finally winding down, more moderate weather begins to settle over the Lower Laguna […]
March 10, 2018

Hotspots March 2018: Saltwater

UPPER TEXAS COAST LOCATION: East Galveston Bay HOTSPOT: Hanna’s Reef GPS: N 29 28.471, W 94 43.251 (29.4745, -94.7209) SPECIES: Speckled Trout BEST BAITS: MirrOlure Lil […]
March 10, 2018

Hotspots March 2018: Freshwater

PINEY WOODS   LOCATION: Lake Fork HOTSPOT: Running Creek GPS: N 32 54.354, W 95 30.8939 (32.9059, -95.5149) SPECIES: Largemouth Bass BEST BAITS: Light Carolina rig […]
March 9, 2018

Sportsman’s Daybook-Tides & Prime Times

The following pages contain TIDE and SOLUNAR predictions for Galveston Channel (N 29.3166°, W 94.88°). TIDE PREDICTIONS are located in the WHITE BOXES above the TIDE […]
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