Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

June 12, 2018

Texas Cactus Deemed Endangered-Do Not Chop or Bring Home!

In 1979 with fewer than 200 plants known to exist, the Tobusch fishhook cactus was thought to be almost extinct. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of multiple partners including the Texas Parks and Wildlife […]
June 12, 2018

Whitetails With Rabies And The Elusive Avery Island Subspecies

Of all game animals in the world, whitetails 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 are […]
June 5, 2018

Is It a Cottonmouth Or Not?

Cottonmouths are the most frequently misidentified snake in Texas. A true cottonmouth is not a snake to be toyed with. They can deliver a deadly bite of hemotoxic venom that destroys tissue. Unlike their reputation of […]
May 29, 2018

Killer Bees and Brutal Bulls

Bees! Nothing frightens me more in the wilds of Texas than angry bees, particularly the deadly Africanized “killer” bees. These bees are spreading and have firmly established populations in the Brush Country and part of the […]
May 24, 2018

Whales In Texas Gulf of Mexico Waters

Gulf of Mexico Whales The Gulf of Mexico is a wild and interesting place. Teeming with life, it is a place of great inspiration and is also the source of occupation for many people in the […]
May 17, 2018

Grizzly Bears, Feral Hogs and More with Casey Anderson and Chester Moore (Audio)

Grizzly Expert Casey Anderson, world renown grizzly bear expert, has done it all when it comes to wildlife exploration and filmmaking. The host of Expedition Wild and Expedition Grizzly along with many other programs, he is […]
May 16, 2018

Cougar: America’s Great Cat Finds A Home

Puma Concolor Cougar. Mountain lion. Panther. Those along with puma, catamount and ghost cat are all regional names for what science calls Puma concolor. This is America’s great cat of the Sierra Nevadas, Florida swamps and […]
May 10, 2018

Game Wardens Crack Down On Illegal Commercial Fishing on Mexico Line

Game Wardens In Action Texas game wardens recently wrapped up a crackdown on illegal commercial fishing trade along the Texas-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley, citing nearly two dozen retail fish dealers for a variety […]
May 9, 2018

Wild Wish Awakens Chester Moore’s Conservation Calling (Must Read)

Wild Wish Sea turtles have always been her favorite animal, the animal she would wish to meet. Their life in the ocean, beauty and even their awkwardness put them at the top of the animal kingdom […]
May 9, 2018

Did You Know These Weird Creatures Live In Your Back Yard?

Moles Most of mammals we see where I live Southeast Texas would be considered of the common garden variety. They are certainly not weird in any way. Whitetail deer, raccoons, opossums and squirrels are the most frequently seen […]
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