Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

December 14, 2018

Deer Season’s Call Of The Wild

It stands out in my mind as if it were yesterday-a truly wild memory. A beautiful ringtail (ringtail cat) crawled out of a hole in the base of a live oak that had been cut nearly […]
May 9, 2018

Wild Wish Awakens Conservation Calling (By Chester Moore, Jr.)

Wild Wish Sea turtles have always been her favorite animal. Their life in the ocean, beauty and even their awkwardness put them at the top of the animal kingdom for high school senior Reannah Hollaway. So […]
December 20, 2017
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Podcast: Whitetail Biology, CWD, Hunting High Fences and Conservation with Guest Chester Moore

In this episode, Dustin reconnects with Chester Moore Jr., Editor in Chief of Texas Fish & Game magazine and award winning author, blogger, outdoor writer and radio host of his own show, Moore Outdoors. Dustin and Chester […]
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

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 […]
August 11, 2016

Dept. of Wild: Invade the Blackbuck Antelope’s Territory

The blackbuck antelope is one of the most beautiful of the world’s many antelope species. Hailing from India and Pakistan, the species was brought over in the middle of the 20th century for hunting and has […]
August 4, 2016

Dept. of Wild: Up Close Cottonmouth

The cottonmouth is the most notorious venomous snake in Texas. With a reputation as big as the state itself, there are many myths and legends surrounding this species. TFG Editor-In-Cheif Chester Moore is a big fan […]
July 14, 2016

Gators in Texas

No animal symbolizes the marshes of coastal Texas better than the American alligator. Once an endangered species, the population rose enough to open a hunting season in 1984 and now thanks to solid management by the Texas […]
June 10, 2016

An Honest Look at Coyotes

A television documentary featured the sad story of Canadian folk singer Taylor Mitchell who was killed by coyotes in a park in her native country. The 19-year-old’s tragic death in 2009 via the recent program has […]
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 […]
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