Texas Fish & Game

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October 4, 2016

Crossing off Hogs: A Crossbow Hog Hunting Adventure

In late 2014, I engaged in one of the most exciting projects of my life―helping control hogs on property owned by Morgan and Deven Michael in Orange County. The following are my notes from this truly […]
September 28, 2016
bowhunting

Bowhunting Invisible Bucks

Invisible Bucks Ask anyone who brings a bow into the woods and he will tell you that success with bow and arrow takes patience. It takes skill, knowledge of the habits of whitetail bucks and last […]
September 12, 2016
hogs

Pipe ‘Bombs’ for Pigs

We hunt hogs on several small properties around Fort Worth. The landowners allow access but often want feeders removed at various times of the year due to other activities on the properties. Setting feeders and building […]
September 9, 2016

Smallmouth Show Down

Ranking the top Texas lakes for Smallmouth Bass. When bass anglers dream bronze fish, it’s only natural for their minds to wander northward to famed hotspots such as lakes Erie, St. Clair, Champlain, Sturgeon Bay and […]
September 8, 2016

Adventures in Aluminum – Big Action in Small Boats

Tarpon, Shark and Other Big Game Action within Safe Reach of Small Boats. It was a sight I will never forget. My cousin Frank Moore and I were cruising across Old River Cove on Sabine Lake in […]
September 7, 2016

The Deal on Early Teal

As a swollen sun peeked over the horizon, a familiar whistle tickled my eardrums. Seconds later, a flock of blue-winged teal buzzed our boat at breakneck speed. It was a sight my hunting partner and I […]
August 29, 2016
swimbaits

Go For a Swim – Why Swimbaits Succeed

Swimbaits succeed because they mimic natural baitfish. My friend had no clue how to fish properly, but he owned the boat, so I couldn’t say much about how we fished. “You’re wasting your time,” I said authoritatively as […]
August 27, 2016

Flexing Your Way To Big Specks

Several years ago, I introduced the F.L.E.X. Fishing system, a dedicated plan for catching big fish of any species including specks. F.L.E.X. stands for Focus-Learn-Eliminate-Experience and it has revolutionized my personal fishing. The following are some […]
August 19, 2016

Fishing Etiquette

The Lost Art of Honor on the Water…and on the Ramp When it comes to fishing, nothing chafes my line like the disrespectful jerk who sees you catch one or two fish and then attempts to […]
August 10, 2016

Cranked Up Reds

Yanking Cranky Redfish from Thick Cover For decades, bass anglers won countless events on crankbaits because these wobbly, lipped creations mimic baitfish in appearance and action. However, some professional redfish anglers also win tournaments with them. […]
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