Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

September 22, 2016
crappie

Dept. of Wild: The Crappie Thump

Back in 2005, I had the amazing opportunity to dive with and hand feed “Splash”, the 121-pound blue catfish caught by angler Cody Mullenix on Lake Texoma. The fish was brought in alive and housed at […]
September 8, 2016
flounder

Dept. of Wild: Hit and Run Flounder

Flounder are the most finicky fish we pursue on the Gulf Coast. Snook will probably top them in terms of being overall aloof but the many strikes of a flounder are unique and represent entirely different […]
September 1, 2016

Dept. of Wild: Extracting Venom from Diamondback and Cobra

Snake venom is a complex substance that varies greatly among the world’s thousands of species. George Van Horn of Reptile World Serpentarium in St. Cloud, Fl. has been collecting venom for more than 40 years to […]
August 11, 2016

Dept. of Wild: Invade the Blackbuck Antelope’s Territory

The blackbuck antelope is one of the most beautiful of the world’s many antelope species. Hailing from India and Pakistan, the species was brought over in the middle of the 20th century for hunting and has […]
August 4, 2016

Dept. of Wild: Up Close Cottonmouth

The cottonmouth is the most notorious venomous snake in Texas. With a reputation as big as the state itself, there are many myths and legends surrounding this species. TFG Editor-In-Cheif Chester Moore is a big fan […]
July 25, 2016

“The Gape Width Factor”-Secret to catching HUGE bass

In this first installment of Texas Fish & Game’s new “Department of Wild” video series, Editor-In-Chief Chester Moore demonstrates a unique perspective on selecting lures for catching the very largest bass. Big bass will at times literally […]
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