Texas Fish & Game

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February 7, 2019

Commission Chairman Addresses Gar Proposals

On Jan. 23, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries Director of Information and Regulations Ken Kurzawski unveiled a list of formal proposed regulation changes related to alligator gar harvest in Texas during a TPWD […]
January 24, 2019

Night Alligator Gar Shooting Ban Proposed

Texas bowfishermen could soon be banned from taking alligator gar at night on all waters statewide as part of a proposed regulation change recently introduced by inland fisheries managers with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department […]
July 4, 2018
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Podcast: Summer Freshwater and Saltwater Bowfishing and Other Outdoor Adventures with Guest Marty McIntyre

In this show, Dustin talks about all of the fun things you can do in the summer months in the hunting and fishing world in Texas and beyond. He also talkes about the two Full Draw […]
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 […]
July 19, 2017

Bowfishing Basics

I was introduced to bowfishing many years ago when I was barely a teen. In those days we didn’t have specialized equipment manufactured specifically for bowfishing. A real seat and an old Zebco 808 or if […]
July 6, 2017

Podcast: Bowfishing, Noodling for Catfish, Texas Deer Hunting, African Hunting, High Fences and More with Guest Tim Jackson

On this week’s episode, Dustin interviews Tim Jackson who is an avid outdoorsman and good friend of the show. Tim has many different outdoor pursuits and we cover many of them. We talk about hunting deer […]
June 1, 2017

Why Should I Start Bowfishing?

I can’t get enough bowhunting. And I can’t get enough different types of bowhunting. That is why years ago I turned to the waters for a different kind of action. I am talking about bowfishing of […]
June 1, 2017

Targeting Monsters (Alligator Garfish and Super-Sized Carp)

Texas archers can legally shoot any “rough fish” with a bow and arrow. Rough fish include gar (only one alligator garfish per day can be taken), carp, buffalo, grinnel (bowfin), mullet, and stingrays. During spring and […]
June 1, 2017

Gearing Up for Bowfishing

Bowfishing combines the skill of archery, hunting and fishing together into one sport. Gearing up with the right equipment will help you ensure you have an enjoyable outing on the water.  The first bowfishing consideration is […]
June 1, 2017

Eating What You Shoot

A question I often encounter when I talk with new hunters, non-hunters, and sometimes even veteran outdoorsmen about eating some of the things I have in my freezer is usually, “You can eat that? Really? How?” […]
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