Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

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 […]
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 […]
October 18, 2016

Record Alligator Caught Live in Texas

Gary Saurage of Gator Country in Beaumont, TX has reached the pinnacle. “This is what I have been working toward my entire career,” he said. That […]
October 13, 2016

White Cougars in Texas? You’ve Got to See This! (Video)

In January 2016 an interesting story broke via KLTV out of Tyler. Landowner Mitchell Cox of Hughes Springs captured on video what he and many others […]
September 22, 2016
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Micro Whitetail? Yes! (Pt. 2)

My late uncle Jackie Moore used to tell a story about seeing a micro-sized whitetail buck cross the road when he was headed out to a deer […]
September 15, 2016

Dept. of Wild: Texas Porcupine Chase!

In 2008, I received a photo of a porcupine road-killed at Sabine Pass. That photo shocked many people because they (along with yours truly) did not realize we […]
September 15, 2016
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Micro Whitetail? Yes! (Pt. 1)

Back in 2014 I wrote about my father and uncle seeing fully developed whitetail bucks that were about 1/3 the size of the average Texas Hill […]
August 5, 2016

Rattling Around Texas

Fact, Fiction and Photos Portray the Widespread Range of Texas Rattlesnakes Did you know rattlesnakes roam the Southeastern corner of the Lone Star State? When thinking of […]
June 10, 2016

Jaguarundi in Texas

Did you know that Texas is home to the jaguarundi? The jaguarundi is a medium-sized cat with a mean body size of 102 centimeters for females […]
June 10, 2016

An Honest Look at Coyotes

A recent television documentary featured the sad story of Canadian folk singer Taylor Mitchell who was killed by coyotes in a park in her native country. […]
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