Texas Fish & Game

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July 11, 2018

Prepare Now For Duck Season

Thinking Of Duck Season The brutal summer heat causes my mind to drift.  I find myself thinking of the fall and even the winter and especially duck season. I picture myself with my favorite chocolate Labrador […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
December 8, 2016

Black Cloud & Blind Side- Deal or No Deal?

I stated in a previous blog “Steel Shot, is bigger, better?” that I would be going over the new non round steel shot on the market today.  When I say “non round” I am referring to […]
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 23, 2016

The Snow Goose Situation

North American Light Goose Numbers Are Exploding. Why Aren’t We Seeing Them in Texas? Bill Stransky could not believe his eyes. The dedicated waterfowler and founder of Wharton-based conservation group Texas R.I.C.E. was stunned at the […]
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.
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