Texas Fish & Game

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January 9, 2018

How To Bag Late Season Mallards

Now that the Texas duck season is winding down, we should start to see more and more yellow beaks showing up.  There is nothing like watching big ol fat greenheads cupped up against a bright blue […]
December 14, 2017

Be A More Ethical Duck Hunter

Anyone who has pursued waterfowl for any length of time will have certainly crippled and lost birds.  It is a simple fact of waterfowling.  However, I am seeing a growing trend of people who make a […]
December 10, 2017

Want To Kill More Ducks? Scout Better

Wanna Kill More Ducks?  Scout Better It is so easy to go to the same blind, same set of trees or same field you went to last week and killed a limit of birds.  This may […]
November 29, 2017

Hunting Ducks With Motion Decoys

Have you ever watched ducks in their natural environment just going about their day feeding, preening or just loafing?  If so, you probably noticed that ducks move and create a lot of ripples and motion on […]
November 23, 2017

Early Season Ducks-Avoiding the Crowds

Well, duck season is finally here and Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  We have waited and waited for the season to open only to be met by 50 rigs at the boat ramp and people […]
October 23, 2017

Texas duck, dove and quail forecast 2017 (Video)

Wondering what’s in store for Texas bird hunters and waterfowls in the coming weeks? Check out this video from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.
August 15, 2017

Feds release duck numbers and they are…

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has released its report on 2017 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, based on surveys conducted in May and early June by FWS and the Canadian Wildlife Service. Overall duck […]
May 31, 2017

Joshua Creek Ranch Recognized as a Finalist for Orvis Endorsed Wingshooting Lodge of the Year

For the second year in a row, Joshua Creek Ranch was recognized as a Finalist for Orvis Endorsed Wingshooting Lodge of the Year. In addition, Joshua Creek Ranch guide, Eric Harrison, won Orvis Endorsed Wingshooting Guide […]
January 5, 2017

Flooding Fields – Bonanza or Bust

Have you ever shelled out thousands of dollars to lease a field?  Did you have a good return on your money by the weight of dead ducks and geese? The majority of waterfowlers believe that if […]
December 28, 2016

Wood Ducks: Aerial Acrobats

My dad used to tell me that Wood Ducks could fly through chicken wire and not lose a feather.  I used to think he was crazy, but for the most part it is true.  Wood Ducks […]