About the October 2019 Cover

About the October 2019 Cover

Special sightings occur during whitetail deer season — particularly in South Texas Brush Country.  Many times it is in the afternoon when shadows grow long…

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2019 Texas’ Statewide Hunting Forecast

2019 Texas’ Statewide Hunting Forecast

Story by Bill L. Olson Photography by John Frankson TOJ’s Annual Forecast of Whitetail, Mule Deer, Pronghorn, Quail and other Game Animals along with the…

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The True South Bay

The True South Bay

The southern most bay in the Lone Star State, lies scant miles above Mexico and is a truly magical year round fishery.  Story and Photography…

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Dealing With Deer Diseases

Dealing With Deer Diseases

Hunters need to understand the threat of recurring anthrax outbreaks and containment measures for chronic wasting disease. Story and Photography by Bob Zaiglin As a…

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The Color Code

The Color Code

Learn the forage in lakes, match the hatch and focus more on putting baits where fish live. Story and Photography by Matt Williams Few topics…

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Best Topwater Action Of The Year

Best Topwater Action Of The Year

Options galore await topwater anglers looking to hook up with October reds and trout. Story and Photography By Robert Sloan A cool front had just…

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Balmorhea State Park Closes Sept. 3 for Maintenance Projects

Balmorhea State Park Closes Sept. 3 for Maintenance Projects

TOYAHVALE— Balmorhea State Park is closing its gates Sept. 3 for continued park improvements scheduled to run through Spring 2020. The closure of the park…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Wardens Catch Up to East Texas Poaching Ring Game wardens…

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New Texas Laws Affecting Feral Hog Hunting, License Validation Take Effect Sept. 1

New Texas Laws Affecting Feral Hog Hunting, License Validation Take Effect Sept. 1

AUSTIN – Feral hogs are so loathed by landowners in Texas for their habitat destroying behavior that beginning Sept. 1, you won’t even need a…

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Game Wardens Stress Safe Boating over Labor Day Weekend as Kali’s Law Takes Effect

Game Wardens Stress Safe Boating over Labor Day Weekend as Kali’s Law Takes Effect

AUSTIN – Game wardens will be out in force patrolling the waterways over the Labor Day holiday weekend to help ensure Texans make it back…

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