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May 18, 2024

TPWD Releases Statement On Barge Incident

On May 15, a barge struck the bridge connecting Galveston and Pelican Island. Texas Game Wardens assisted national, state, and local agencies in securing the scene and keeping recreational boat traffic safe and away from the […]
May 13, 2024

Going Back To Fishing’s Roots For Kids This Summer

There is something special about watching a bobber start moving and then disappear below the surface. In fact, I daresay if you can’t get excited about seeing that you should consider taking up badminton or underwater […]
May 13, 2024

Could the Redfish Wars Return?

Did you know there are forces that have been working to make the redfish a commercially harvested species again for many years? For many years, commercial fishermen targeted redfish heavily with gill nets, purse seines, and […]
May 13, 2024

Sam Houston National Forest Closed

Due to severe flooding, the U.S. Forest Service has temporarily closed  Sam Houston National Forest, which also affects the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Sam Houston National Forest Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The closure is in […]
May 6, 2024

What Do Great Whites Eat In the Gulf of Mexico?

What do great white sharks eat in the Gulf of Mexico? It’s a question researchers ate pondering as more white sharks are verified in Gulf waters from Florida to Texas. Join TF&G Editor-In-Chef Chester Moore as […]
April 29, 2024

Designer Cats Are Roaming TX Woodlands

People are reporting seeing wild-looking cats throughout America that don’t match with native wildlife. Chester Moore shows that many of these are what can be considered exotic or “designer” cats. Learn about these mysterious and verified […]
April 15, 2024

What If We Killed The Last Feral Hog?

What if we killed the last feral hog in Texas? It’s a fascinating topic and one that perhaps no one else as qualified to talk about as Dr. Jack Mayer. Listen to a fascinating conversation on […]
April 15, 2024

Try These Spring TX Fishing Strategies

Fishing in the spring along the Texas coast offers exciting opportunities to catch black drum, redfish, and even sharks from the surf. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to make the most of your spring fishing […]
April 15, 2024

Doves Dying Across Texas

The National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) has confirmed several doves collected across Texas, including the Trans Pecos and Rolling Plains, tested positive for Trichomoniasis. Trichomoniasis is an infectious disease affecting birds caused by a protozoan (single-celled) […]
April 15, 2024

Fathers Day Special: Seviin Reels

Dad’s Favorite Dad’s favorite. The phrase can refer to his preferred recreational activity, or, perhaps, your ongoing aspiration to be recognized as his preferred offspring. In the event that fishing is, in fact, Dad’s favorite (or […]