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July 17, 2016

Don’t Sit on a Copperhead

Copperhead are without a doubt the masters of camouflage. While all wildlife has a measure of disappearing ability it seems as if the southern copperhead blends in better than the others and is a contributing factor […]
July 15, 2016

Flip for Flatfish – Tempt Flounder at Close Range in Thick Cover

The angler nosed his boat into the thick canes, stripped out a few yards of line and held the excess in one hand. Then, swinging the bait toward the reeds almost like using a long cane […]
July 13, 2016

Gone to the Hogs

How the Texas Hog Problem has become the state’s fastest growing Hunting industry It is a question we get every few months here at Texas Fish & Game. Out-of-state readers and visitors on fishgame.com want to know where to […]
June 30, 2016

Mr. Jakes Gun

I grew up along the banks of the Sabine River in deep East Texas.  I had the privilege  of knowing numerous colorful characters that taught me of the outdoors and sometimes just enriched my childhood by […]
May 27, 2016

Hogs on the Homestead

Most people think that wild hogs are something that sprang on the scene in the 90’s and exploded in population, and this is simply not true. The truth is my first encounter with wild hogs in […]
May 23, 2016

Wild in Texas

Between Texas Fish & Game and our Kingdom Zoo project, it has been a truly wild year out in the field. The great passion of my professional career is sharing with you the amazing wildlife of […]
May 17, 2016

Man Does Not Live by Deer Hunting Alone

I think everybody hanging around the Nuge Spirit campfire can agree on another hunting lifestyle truism; deerhunters do not live by deerhunting alone! Every deerhunter I know lives this wonderful hunting lifestyle in every way we […]
May 16, 2016

Bearing Up

Black Bear Sightings are on the Rise in Parts of Texas. The eyes always tell the story. Having encountered thousands of wild animals over the years, my attention is always drawn to their eyes because they reveal so much […]
May 16, 2016

Why Use Fiberglass Rods with Crankbaits?

Anglers can fish crankbaits on virtually any kind of medium-heavy rod, even on spinning gear although that is not recommended. The true secret however I learned by fishing with 4-time Bassmaster Classic champion Rick Clunn. “Super […]
May 13, 2016

Old Moss Back

No matter where you go there are tales of unhuntable and unkillable bucks. Names like “The Ghost” or “Old Moss Back” abound. Whether in the north or South it matters little. This is one tale of […]
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