Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

July 10, 2018

Rare Look At Coyote Pups (Video)

Coyote Pups Wild canids are special to me. On the North American front I am particularly fond of red wolves, coyotes and their hybrids the “coywolf”. The red wolf is declared extinct in the wild other […]
July 4, 2018

Ursus Americanus – Black Bear in Texas

Black Bear The tracks were so fresh I expected to see their maker appear at any second. Nearly as wide as my two hands combined and nearly as long as my foot there was no doubt these […]
July 4, 2018

Eagle Poaching Must Stop

We addressed youth poaching in the March and June editions of Texas Fish & Game but there is much more to say. And on the 4th of July it starts with tackling the ugly trend of eagle […]
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 […]