About the April 2020 Cover

About the April 2020 Cover

Texas freshwater anglers know they have entered prime time for catching both white and black crappie in Texas.  These “papermouths” are just finishing up spawning…

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Deer Survival

Deer Survival

There is some scientific evidence that older, larger rack-producing whitetail bucks have an incredible ability to overcome life’s challenges. Story and Photography by Bob Zaiglin…

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Right Colors on East Matagorda Bay

Right Colors on East Matagorda Bay

Matching the right size bait, tail shape and color to conditions equals successful fishing. Story and Photography by Robert Sloan East Matagorda Bay is nothing…

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April’s Spawning Crappie

April’s Spawning Crappie

These tasty panfish take refuge amid brush cluttered back waters and other shoreline cover to carry out their annual procreation ritual. Story and Photography by…

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Spring Shrimp & Specks

Spring Shrimp & Specks

Anglers can use a variety of methods to effectively fish live and artificial shrimp to catch Texas’ “Big 3.” Story and Photography by Danno Wise…

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Coyotes, Turkeys And Other Sneaky Critters

Coyotes, Turkeys And Other Sneaky Critters

Story by Tom Claycomb III You just woke up in a cold sweat and realized, it wasn’t a nightmare that awakened you from a deep…

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Calling All Jakes: Texas Turkey Hunters Should See More Young Toms This Spring

Calling All Jakes: Texas Turkey Hunters Should See More Young Toms This Spring

AUSTIN – A great 2019 nesting season for wild turkeys means more young toms (or jakes) will be seen by hunters this spring. Jakes are…

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Texas State Parks, TPWD Facilities Limit Operations

Texas State Parks, TPWD Facilities Limit Operations

March 19, 2020 Starting at 8 a.m. March 21, to further enhance the safety of visitors and staff, Texas State Parks will no longer accept…

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March Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Meeting Cancelled

March Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Meeting Cancelled

AUSTIN – Amid growing public health concerns, the March meeting of the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Commission previously scheduled for March 25-26 has been…

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Out of an Abundance of Caution Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, Sea Center Texas Closed Temporarily

Out of an Abundance of Caution Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, Sea Center Texas Closed Temporarily

AUSTIN— With the uncertain and evolving health situation in the U.S., the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, Sea Center Texas in Lake Jackson are…

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