Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

January 14, 2019

38 Point Buck Could Be World Record

Just when you start to think the all-time benchmarks for white-tailed deer can’t get any taller, a remarkable buck with a really bizarre set of antlers comes along that blows away all the other whoppers before […]
January 11, 2019

Will Exotics Wipe Out Whitetails?

White-tailed Deer vs. Exotics Exotic deer were brought into the Texas Hill County in the 1930s. Exotic numbers began to increase rapidly in the 1950’s, with the birth of the hunting industry. Exotic surveys by Texas […]
December 12, 2018
fishing podcast

Podcast: Whitetail Deer Mysteries and Other Fascinating Facts with Guest Chester Moore

In this episode, Dustin discusses whitetail deer mysteries, the different species of whitetail deer in Texas, and much more with Chester Moore, TF&G’s Editor-in-Chief. This is a fun and spirited show with lots of educational tidbits […]
October 30, 2018

Using Game Cameras for Hunting Success {Video}

Hunting season is upon us and many of us out in the woods rely on trail cameras (AKA game cameras) to be our eyes when we are not in the woods hunting at our stand or […]
April 20, 2018

The Real Reason TPWD Shut Down Proposal To Extend Deer Season

No Extended Deer Season For You Citing concerns that it could have adverse impacts on Texas’ quail hunting heritage in the Rolling Plains region, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission nixed a wildlife staff proposal to […]
February 19, 2018
CWD

Chronic Wasting Disease Proven to Travel from Deer to Primates

A recent study by Canadian scientists shows macaque monkeys contracted chronic wasting disease (CWD) after eating meat from CWD-positive deer. According to jsonline the findings are the first known transmissions of the prion disease to a primate […]
February 8, 2018
bowhunting

13-Inch Antler Rule: An Opinion

Texas in its infinite wisdom has for the past several years implemented a minimum width on whitetail bucks of 13 inches. Now, I know 13 inches does not seem like much but does this regulation really […]
October 25, 2017
fishing podcast

Podcast: Scent Control and Hunting Scents Revisited, Fishing Stories and Starting Kids Right in the Great Outdoors with Guest Rex Holmes Jr.

On this episode, Dustin reconnects with Rex Holmes Jr. from Vapor Trail Scents for a follow up podcast on scent control and using scents for hunting success. There was just too much to cover in the last […]
April 29, 2017

Fawn deaths skyrocket nationwide

Whitetail fawns are stunning. With their burnt orange coat and white spots they not only blend with the forest floor but shine as one of nature’s true beauties. This fawn was hidden on the edge of a briar […]
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