Texas Fish & Game

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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 […]
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 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, […]
October 24, 2016

Your Decoy Spread – Keep it Real

If you duck hunt public waters for any length of time you will see the “A” typical decoy spread just about anywhere you go in the state of Texas.  This rig is 12-24 Mallard decoys with […]
October 18, 2016

Preseason Duck Checklist: Part 2

The night temperature is starting to stay in the 50’s and that means fall is in the air.  I hope you read my previous blog on 5 things to check off before the Waterfowl opener.  Here […]
October 12, 2016

Pre Duck Season Checklist – Part 1

Well, it may be a month until duck season starts, but it will be here before you know it. If you are like most of us, life is extremely busy and we won’t think about duck […]