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October 24, 2017
hurricane harvey

Lessons from Harvey and Irma, for Boaters

Recreational boaters and their boats turned out to be some of the heroes of the recent spate of hurricanes, including Harvey. It was jon boats, bass boats, and skiffs that were used to rescue countless people […]
September 24, 2017

A View from Flooded Houston (This is America)

I wrote this a few weeks ago while helping out with the rescue efforts. I think it is more important now than ever. Lets not forget how we came together. As I am down here in […]
September 13, 2017
fishing podcast

Podcast: Hurricane Harvey Relief, Texas’ Spirit and Grit, Fishing and Hunting with Guest Jeff Stewart

On this week’s show, Dustin interviews Jeff Stewart, a staff writer for Texas Fish & Game and FishGame.com as well as an author, researcher, and lecturer. Jeff volunteered during the initial Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in East […]
August 28, 2017

TFG blogger rescuing flood victims as part of “Texas Navy”

TFG blogger Jeff Stewart is on the scene to help with rescues as part of the “Texas Navy”, a group of concerned citizens using aluminum boats to aid with search and rescue in the catastrophic flooding […]
August 28, 2017

Rockport’s Tackle Town survives-loses “T”

At the moment its officially “Ackle Town” after losing a T to category 4 hurricane force winds. But Rockport’s popular Tackle Town survived Hurricane Harvey in spite of early rumors it was among the casualties in […]
August 28, 2017

Harvey: More than 350 alligators could escape facility as floodwaters near breaching fences

Gator Country, located between Beaumont and Winnie, TX is facing a serious situation. As of Monday a.m. water was near breaching their fences in a park that houses more than 350 alligators. “We’re less than a […]
August 27, 2017

Major damage to boating, fishing infrastructure at Rockport, Port Aransas, Aransas Pass, Port Lavaca

Due to the continued rain and flooding full details of damage sustained by the initial impact of Hurricane Harvey are sketchy but we have learned major damage was done to fishing and boating infrastructure form Port […]
August 27, 2017

Harvey’s Houston flooding will put urban coyotes, feral hogs on the move

The catastrophic flooding hitting the Houston area now due to Hurricane Harvey’s rain bands stalling will push the significant coyote and feral hog population out into the open. The drainage ditch systems as well as the […]
August 26, 2017

Hurricane Harvey likely to cause snake “migration”

Hurricane Harvey is likely to cause a “migration” of rattlesnakes, cottonmouths and other snakes common to the Texas coastline near Rockport, Port Lavaca and Port Aransas. There is no question storms move snakes. Floodwaters push up […]
August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey’s wildlife and fisheries impact will be immense

As the remnants of category 4 Hurricane Harvey continuing battering Texas, the greatest concern of course is the human tragedy. There is no tragedy like the loss of human life. However, the impact on wildlife and […]