Texas Fish & Game

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June 20, 2018

The Garfish That Haunted My Dreams

It was one of the few times Dad did not want to take me fishing. Every day me and mom drove by a little gully on the way to school and every time we passed it I […]
May 28, 2018

Lane Snapper In the Bay? Gar In the Surf?

Recently a caller to my radio program asked what kind of snapper was pinkish colored and had a black dot halfway between pectoral and dorsal fins. The answer was a lane snapper. These are a fairly […]
April 25, 2018

TPWD Takes Deep Look At Alligator Gar

Gar The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) unveiled a new website April 13 to educate and inform Texans about alligator gar – the largest freshwater fish in Texas and one of the largest freshwater fishes […]
December 27, 2017

Almost Killed By An Alligator Garfish

Twenty years ago this week I was running a trotline in a deep hole in the Sabine River. My cousin Frank Moore and I had trotlines about 200 yards apart and had been catching a few […]
February 8, 2014

Alligator garfish found in Myanmar

YANGON – When Nyi Min Htut went to the market to buy his fish he had no idea that he would be returning with a two foot, nine inch alligator gar fish, the first to be […]