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Alligators common in Texas but fatal attacks extremely rare
Alligator attacks are rare in Texas, but in the wake of another attack in Florida in which a 2-year-old boy...
Texas hog hunting, from field to table, is a tasty pursuit
I’ve seen them while hunting Rio Grande turkeys in the spring, my back pressed squarely up against an oak...
Texas dove hunting season to run 90 days in 2016
Texas dove hunting is a $300 million industry, but that figure is set to rise substantially this fall with...
Texas fishing calendar offers freshwater, saltwater hot spots
Our state waters harbor some of the best angling for more species than you can shake a rod at...
Texas saltwater summer fishing guide
The Texas coastline stretches from the Louisiana border to the Mexican border and harbors game fish of all shapes and...
Texas summer outdoor activities should top your to-do list
Summer officially begins later this June. That means it’s time for your family to map out the next two...
Texas catfish noodling leaves biologists fishing for answers
Noodling has been around for centuries, but in Texas – where it didn’t become legal until 2011 – biologists...
Rockport fishing trip again highlights variety of marine wildlife
ARANSAS BAY — The top fishfinders in the world don’t come with built-in GPS. Nor do they offer crystal-clear...
Texas angler recounts painful encounter after stepping on stingray
The second day of a two-day excursion to Matagorda Bay was going swimmingly for John Crenshaw and some of...
Unwritten rules of fishing are as important as those on the books
When it comes down to it, fishing is like any other pursuit: you’re going to have to deal with...
Rare fishing catch materializes as ling on Texas coast
ROCKPORT, Texas — You can’t touch it, taste it, smell it or even see it, but it’s there looming...
Speckled trout in Texas the game fish of choice for anglers
COASTAL BEND, Texas — Redfish may fight harder. Flounder may taste better. And black drum is everyman’s fish. However,...