Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

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 […]
May 2, 2018

Bigfoot In Texas? Read This

One of the most popular trends of late has been the search for Cryptid (undiscovered) animals and the most popular of which is Bigfoot.  Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Skunk Ape, Sabine Thing, Caddo Critter and any of a […]
May 2, 2018

A Look At “Counterfeit Copperheads” And Other Snakes

Copperheads Or Not During this past spring I received three emails showing images of dead snakes. Each snake appeared well and truly hammered, limp and broken and bloody. One was a hognose snake. One was a […]
April 28, 2018

Great White Shark Headed To Texas?

Jaws Comeback A 12.5 foot great white shark named Hilton has turned up in the Gulf of Mexico and is swimming west from the the Florida Panhandle according to an article at The Huffington Post. The […]
April 26, 2018

Groups Investigating Laguna Madre Seagrass For Ducks, Fish Habitat

Habitat For Ducks Concern for the habitat that supports about 80 percent of the world’s redhead ducks has led Ducks Unlimited de México (DUMAC) and the University of Tamaulipas’ (UT) Institute of Applied Ecology to launch […]
April 25, 2018

TPWD Takes Deep Look At Alligator Gar

Gar The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) unveiled a new website April 13 to educate and inform Texans about alligator gar – the largest freshwater fish in Texas and one of the largest freshwater fishes […]
April 24, 2018

Did You Know Texas Has Swift Foxes? (Video)

Swift Foxes Texas outdoors lovers are likely familiar with the red and gray foxes but there is another species. Swift foxes are a small variety indigenous to western Texas and the Panhandle that is facing some […]
April 16, 2018

Disease That Has Killed Millions of Bats Hits Central Texas

The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats, detected for the first time in Texas in early 2017 in the Panhandle, has now spread into Central Texas. Though no bat deaths have been attributed to […]