Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

September 13, 2018

Whitetail Eating Quail Eggs?

Of all game animals in the world, whitetail deer are the most unique and multi-faceted, spawning tons of debate around the campfire. That is why this week in our fourth installment of this six-part series; we […]
April 25, 2018

TEXAS WHITETAILS by Larry Weishuhn

A Tame Buck, for Name’s Sake AM NOT PARTICULARLY IN FAVOR of giving whitetail bucks names other than possibly “the front gate buck,” “the creek bottom buck” or “the cemetery buck”. After all, there always seems to […]
November 22, 2017

Try Pop Up Blinds for Whitetail

Pop up blinds have made deer hunting more accessible for every hunter over the past few years but most hunters don’t have a clue as to the correct way to set one up.  Now I am […]
August 31, 2017

Tx game animal smarter than a whitetail?

There is an animal roaming freely in the wilds of Texas than is harder to hunt than a mature whitetail deer. In fact, this animal may very well be the hardest game animal to hunt in […]
August 11, 2017

Hill Country Awakening

I had hunted my entire life in the Piney woods and river bottoms of East Texas.  I had never hunted anywhere else and the only exposure I had to other places was through a 3 foot […]
November 9, 2016

Go Organic for Whitetail

Texas has a Cornucopia of Natural Alternatives to Corn and Other Artificial Deer Enticements. Let’s face it, Texas deer hunters pursue the wary whitetail in two basic ways―baiting and playing on the sexual urges of rutting bucks. Deer hunters, […]
October 27, 2016

Whitetail Secrets of Cold Fronts and Texas Rut Dates

Whitetail movement increasing after cold fronts is a commonly held belief among hunters. But according to Ken Swenson of Swenson Whitetail Ranch, he sees something different. “Our deer absolutely increase their eating in a big way before […]
October 26, 2016
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Gaming Nature

You Must Outplay Nature to Outwit Deer. I hate crows. Well, I don’t really hate them, but the dislike is powerful since they have caused me to lose shots a couple of times. I did everything right. I wore camo, […]
September 3, 2016

Weird Whitetails: The mystery of “Ghost Deer”

From time to time hunters encounter strange “ghost deer” or mysterious white deer that seem to disappear as quickly as they show up. Let us examine the source of some of these mysterious sightings. Albino Whitetails […]
February 22, 2016

New CWD case found at TX deer release site

A 3 1/2-year-old captive raised white-tailed buck harvested in early January by a hunter from a release site on a ranch in Medina and Uvalde counties has been confirmed positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The […]
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