Texas Fish & Game

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March 6, 2018

User-Friendly Bass Baits

User-Friendly Bass Baits There’s a lot of baits that will catch a bass but some of them are a lot more user-friendly bass baits than other ones. Now what I mean by user-friendly is they don’t […]
September 23, 2016
bow hunting

“Ice Cream” foods are ticket to archery-only bucks Pt. 2

Coralberry or “buck brush” is a great source of food for deer. The name should give it away but the thicket it creates along with the nutrition it provides makes it a favorite among deer hunters […]
September 22, 2016

Did You Know the Rut has Little to do With Bucks?

The rut in whitetail deer has some equally confusing terminology associated with it. There is a lot of talk about second and even third ruts but what does it mean? Many hunters believe that cold fronts actually trigger the rut and […]
September 19, 2016

“Ice Cream” foods are ticket to bowhunting bucks (Pt. 1)

Texas Fish and Game Hunting Editor Lou Marullo believes hunters should focus on “ice cream” for deer in the coming archery-only season. Well, sort of. In Texas, most hunting is done over corn feeders are at […]
September 13, 2016
antler rattling

When are the Deer Rutting on Your Lease?

The best chance to score on a big whitetail buck is during the rut (breeding period) and thanks to a Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) study entitled, “The Rut in Whitetail Deer”, hunters can plan […]
September 12, 2016

So, what is the main factor in mega buck production?

Some of the greatest research ever conducted on deer comes from the Kerr Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Kerr WMA studies indicate that most antler traits are genetically transmitted. “Heritability estimates greater than 0.30 are considered to […]
September 8, 2016

Is the Whitetail Rut Happening Now? Yes, in September!

Are whitetails in parts of Texas rutting right now? The answer might surprise you according to research from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s “The Rut in Whitetail Deer” study.” Biologists who designed the study knew […]
September 3, 2016

Weird Whitetails: The mystery of “Ghost Deer”

From time to time hunters encounter strange “ghost deer” or mysterious white deer that seem to disappear as quickly as they show up. Let us examine the source of some of these mysterious sightings. Albino Whitetails […]
August 30, 2016

TPW Commission Adopts New CWD Zones, Deer Movement Rules

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission today approved new rules establishing chronic wasting disease (CWD) zones and restricting live deer movement authorized under permits to or from properties within those areas. In addition, the commission adopted […]
August 28, 2016

Deer Rubs with Chester Moore

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