Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

January 2, 2018

Digital Edition of the 2018 Houston Boat Show Program

Here is the Digital Edition of the 2018 Houston Boat Show Program. Click the Cover Image below (or Click Here) to read this interactive version online: This interactive edition of the 2018 Houston Boat Show program […]
August 31, 2017

In the Calculus of Dove Hunting, Dead Trees = Dead Birds

Glen was dangling his legs from his tailgate, plucking a dove pulled from his swollen game bag as I approached. Six empty Diet Dr. Pepper cans littered the bed of his truck, casualties of the sweltering […]
November 23, 2016

The Snow Goose Situation

North American Light Goose Numbers Are Exploding. Why Aren’t We Seeing Them in Texas? Bill Stransky could not believe his eyes. The dedicated waterfowler and founder of Wharton-based conservation group Texas R.I.C.E. was stunned at the […]
November 16, 2016

Lone Star Hip Hop

Be vewwy, vewwy kwiet; we’wwe hunting wabbits,” said that icon of hunting, Elmer Fudd. However, ol’ Elmer, despite enjoying folklore status as one of the best known nimrods around, never bagged his bunny. Of course, very […]
November 9, 2016

Go Organic for Whitetail

Texas has a Cornucopia of Natural Alternatives to Corn and Other Artificial Deer Enticements. Let’s face it, Texas deer hunters pursue the wary whitetail in two basic ways―baiting and playing on the sexual urges of rutting bucks. Deer hunters, […]
November 2, 2016
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Why We Love Waterfowl

The familiar sound of whistling wings sounded overhead in the predawn darkness. Followed by a series of “splooshes,” that hinted at the soul-stirring action to come as a swollen, orange sun peeked over the horizon. A […]
October 26, 2016
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Gaming Nature

You Must Outplay Nature to Outwit Deer. I hate crows. Well, I don’t really hate them, but the dislike is powerful since they have caused me to lose shots a couple of times. I did everything right. I wore camo, […]
October 19, 2016

Predators & Population Control

Is the Targeting of Predators Across Texas the Best Game Management Strategy? There is no question some areas of Texas have too many deer. Certain parts of the Texas Hill Country, along the coast and in the South Texas plains are above […]
October 12, 2016
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Muley Stalk

Seeing deer in western Texas usually doesn’t present much of a problem, but stalking close enough for a killing shot, even with a high-powered rifle, may create a major challenge. In the open country of west […]
October 5, 2016

Going Blind: Tools & Skills for Hiding from Game Animals

Since the dawn of time, Man has known he couldn’t run down animals of the forests or plains, so he devised ways to bring them closer by hiding in whatever cover he could find. Even today, […]
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