Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

August 5, 2016

Rattling Around Texas

Fact, Fiction and Photos Portray the Widespread Range of Texas Rattlesnakes Did you know rattlesnakes roam the Southeastern corner of the Lone Star State? When thinking of the venomous snakes in the region, the cottonmouth, copperhead and—to […]
August 3, 2016

Catfish with a Punch: Pro Tips for Going After Summer Catfish

I’ll always remember my daughter’s first experience with punch bait. She was 17 at the time and was way more into guys and cheerleading than she was whiskered fish. Her snooty reaction when I cracked open […]
July 15, 2016

Flip for Flatfish – Tempt Flounder at Close Range in Thick Cover

The angler nosed his boat into the thick canes, stripped out a few yards of line and held the excess in one hand. Then, swinging the bait toward the reeds almost like using a long cane […]
July 13, 2016

Aim Low, Think Big: Top Rivers and Lakes for Bowfishing

Top Rivers and Lakes for Bowfishing Bowfishing is quickly becoming popular among sportsmen in Texas as well as nationwide. It combines the thrill of hunting with the skill of archery as well as the sport of fishing. […]
July 11, 2016

Live Baits for Trout

When All ElseFails (and even when it doesn’t) Live bait is the most effective means of catching speckled trout. This is not true in every scenario, but if a person were starving and had to catch specks […]
July 1, 2016

Striper Superiority

Texoma Leads a pack of World Class Lone Star Striper Fisheries Chris Carey has one of those contagious personalities that breeds confidence and bleeds with positive energy. I don’t know how he is off the water, […]
June 29, 2016

Amber Jacked

Bring Texas-Sized Tackle When You Enter the Realm of the Reef Donkey Story by John N. Felsher Often compared to winching an anvil up through a football field of water, battling amberjack can challenge just about […]
June 27, 2016

Crappie Magic

“Mr. Crappie” is the perfect nickname for Wally Marshall. Yes, he has his own line of top-selling crappie fishing videos, a television show and dozens of crappie-related fishing products to his name. The man lives, eats […]
June 24, 2016

The Hog from Hell and Other Beastly Boars

IF THERE IS A DARK SIDE to hunting in the American South, it comes via wild hogs. No animal from Texas to Florida is more unpredictable, aggressive and, in some circumstances, downright evil. Take, for example, […]
June 20, 2016

The Underrated Blacktip Shark

My first encounter with a blacktip shark came while soaking a big hunk of cut mullet behind a shrimp boat in the Gulf of Mexico. I will never forget seeing the streamlined fish burst from the […]
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