Texas Fish & Game

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December 22, 2016

Duck Hybrids- True Trophies

Every duck season you will see a picture on social media or the internet of a really cool looking hybrid duck of some sort.  Whether it is a Mallard/Pintail, Mallard/Gadwall or a Widgeon/Woodie they are all […]
December 22, 2016

Podcast: Duck Hunting and Bass Fishing on Lake Livingston with Guest Dave S. Cox

Dustin’s guest this week is Dave Scott Cox, owner and head guide of Palmetto Guide Service. Mr. Cox mainly fishes and hunts Lake Livingston, Lake Raven and the Trinity river and he has been a Texas Fishing Hotspots […]
December 15, 2016

Mid-Morning Public Greenheads

If you hunt public land, you know there are more people hunting waterfowl than ever.  The boat ramps resemble the parking lot at Walmart on black Friday.  Most of these hunters are going to hunt until […]
November 30, 2016

Duck Numbers – Fact or Fiction??

Have you ever picked up a Ducks Unlimited, Delta Waterfowl or Wildfowl magazine and see articles that talk about duck and goose numbers?  They may talk about the 48 million bird projected flight or the number […]
November 18, 2016

Gonzo for Gadwall

Forget mallard. While we’re are at it, forget pintail, widgeon, and blue-winged teal; might as well throw wood duck, shoveler, and redhead on the forget pile, too, and toss in bluewing for good measure. These are […]
November 17, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Family Tradition

Trinity Bay Area. Opening season of duck hunting 2016. Like father , like son, many generations of hunters and sportsman in this family.
November 16, 2016

Warm Weather Waterfowl

I can’t think of a single duck hunter that ever said, hey it’s going to be 75 degrees tomorrow, let’s take off work and go duck hunting!! Weather plays a big part in waterfowl migration and […]
November 9, 2016

Steel Shot, is Bigger-Better?

I am often asked about 3” or 3.5” shells and exactly what I shoot.  I tell the same story every single time.  Let’s start with some history about the 3.5” shell shall we.  It was introduced […]
November 8, 2016

Waterfowl Hunting Season Gets Underway

Warm Weather Could Hamper Prospects Early On AUSTIN – Waterfowlers will be looking to the north for help as duck and goose hunting seasons kick off this week under less than ideal conditions. A lack of […]
November 3, 2016

The GADWALL- The Day Saver

How many times have you gone out duck hunting wanting to fill your strap full of big ol fat Mallards, only to find mostly Gadwalls filling your stringer and save the day?  According to Ducks Unlimited, […]