Texas Fish & Game

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September 27, 2017

A 13-pound-11 ounce flounder and catching flounder on the “beds”

I love flounder and huge flounder really intrigue me. One of the coolest moments of my career as a wildlife journalist was getting to encounter a flounder bigger than the long-standing state record. The state record […]
September 26, 2017

Have you ever seen a cottonmouth do this?

The cottonmouth is the most feared snake of the American South. With a reputation for a short temper, this stout pit viper often flashes the white of its mouth to say “Don’t Tread On Me”. Wise […]
September 24, 2017

A View from Flooded Houston (This is America)

I wrote this a few weeks ago while helping out with the rescue efforts. I think it is more important now than ever. Lets not forget how we came together. As I am down here in […]
September 24, 2017

Long video of pink albino dolphin (La.’s legendary “Pinky”)

Pink albino dolphins are super rare. In 2013 I was super excited to capture footage of a pink albino dolphin in the ship channel near Cameron, La. This particular dolphin with the obvious nickname “Pinky” has […]
September 18, 2017

How to kill more than five doves per box of ammo

I have heard that the national average is 5 doves per box of shells.  Which equates to 5 shots per dove.  I don’t know if this is an accurate statement or just something someone made up […]
September 17, 2017

Alligators might just eat your dog

Hunter Mark Hall recalls a narrow escape of his beloved retriever in the early 2000s. “She ran out toward the reservoir behind the lodge and when she came back after a while I noticed she was walking […]
September 11, 2017

GunSport Pro – In-Ear Electronic Hearing Protection

Next to eye protection, hearing protection is vitally important in shooting sports and hunting. But sometimes they are bulky, uncomfortable, or you can’t hear important things in your surroundings – not so with the GunSport Pro. […]
September 5, 2017

The Ideal Concealed Carry Pistol (3)

I have mentioned previously that I don’t trust mechanical devices to operate properly 100 percent of the time—forever. That’s one of the reasons I prefer an outside hammer pistol to one that is striker-fired. Let me […]
September 4, 2017

The Ideal Concealed Carry Pistol (2)

Last week, we explored how weather (or more precisely, climate) impacts your choice of what sidearm you’ll carry concealed and how you’ll carry it. Now, let’s talk about the features I think an ideal carry piece […]
August 31, 2017

Is a ban on lead shot for dove coming?

Is a ban on lead shot for dove hunting on the horizon? And if they do how does steel shot and other nontoxic shot compare in the performance department? Ammunition makers have since made some serious […]