Texas Fish & Game

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April 25, 2017
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Bears return to Texas

The tracks were so fresh I expected to see their maker appear at any second. Nearly as wide as my two hands combined and nearly as long as my foot there was no doubt these were left by […]
April 13, 2017

Jaguars in America: What the media is not saying

Jaguars captured on game cameras in New Mexico and Arizona have captured a fair amount of media attention over the last decade. A majestic species generally affiliated with the Amazon, jaguars are highly adaptable cats that […]
April 3, 2017

Texas Tentacles

A 1972 Robalo sportfishing boat pulls up to an oil platform off the coast of Corpus Christi, TX. As the waves rise and fall around this giant manmade structure, Capt. Bill Sheka lowers a big hunk of cut […]
March 28, 2017

Things that go bump in the night

The night was quiet. Other than a couple of barred owls trading barbs in the distance, I had literally heard nothing but the chirping of crickets in seven hours of sitting a climbing tree stand, 30 […]
March 23, 2017

Forgotten Texas Wolf

Canis lupus monstrabilis Ever heard of it? Chances are you have not. Oh, wolf fans will be familiar with the Canis lupus part but “monstrabilis”? It is the name of the now extinct “Texas Wolf” a species recognized […]
March 15, 2017

TF&G Editor-in-Chief Chester Moore Wins “Outdoor Legacy Award”

Chester Moore, Texas Fish & Game’s Editor-in-Chief and author of “The Wildlife Journalist” blog has received the prestigious Mossy Oak Outdoor Legacy Award. Presented earlier this month at the annual conference of the Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association, […]
March 15, 2017

The Texas Javelina Massacre

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller’s decision to list a warfarin-based hog lure as a state-limited-use pesticide has sent shockwaves through the wildlife community. The pesticide, “Kaput Feral Hog Lure,” is the first toxicant to be listed specifically for use in […]
March 14, 2017

Blue Deer?

For years I have heard about strange whitetail deer that have a blue tint to their coats. My father even reported seeing some of these deer on a hunting lease near San Saba, TX in the […]