The topic of discussion today is the care of fish after they’ve been landed, specifically those that you’d like to snap some photos of before releasing them for some other lucky anger to pursue. I love inspecting pictures of big fish, especially lunker largemouth bass, those critters that reach...
Turkey hunting in Texas is no easy pursuit, at least when it comes to quick success. I’ve had the distinct pleasure of chasing after a variety of turkey subspecies in Texas and New Mexico, and the toughest aspect of hunting any of these birds is attempting to expect the unexpected...
The eastern glow slowly stalks the sloping horizon, tenderly illuminating the landscape’s dew-draped veil and signaling the start of a crisp new day, one that's ripe for turkey hunting in Texas. The disheveled coyote on the bunchgrass ridge to the left is the first to chime in, its howling yodels...
The Texas Hill Country and South Texas are wild places, filled with critters of all shapes and sizes. And while white-tailed deer remain king among wild game during fall and winter, there are many other options for hunters now and throughout other seasons, setting the stage for inestimable opportunities...
Texas is unrivaled in lands and waterways filled with game birds and game animals, offering a wealth of outdoors opportunities. However, with the good also comes the bad – and even the ugly. We’re infested with invasives of all shapes, sizes, demeanors and hues, some of them much closer than you...
The Texas coastline stretches from the Louisiana border to the Mexican border and harbors game fish of all shapes and sizes – and tastes. With that in mind, here’s a summer saltwater fishing guide, featuring more than a few reasons why it’s worth making the trip south or east, at...
Cleaning your saltwater catch can be a rewarding experience, especially when you’ve had a memorable outing on any number of Texas' bay systems. By the same token, there’s nothing worse than spending a day on the water and not properly caring for the fish you’ve earned – or even paid...
School’s out for summer, but for freshwater anglers across Texas, there are plenty of fish still swimming around in large groups, making now the best time to be on the water for a variety of species. Temperatures are scorching – and they’re only going to get worse – but if...
National Safe Boating Week is this month. That means there’s no better time to brush up on the intricacies of Texas’ rules and regulations – and why they’re in place. Most boaters certainly follow the letter of the law and use common sense whether they're angling or simply enjoying a day with...
If the attendance at the Coastal Conservation Association’s Corpus Christi chapter banquet in March was any indicator, the grass-roots support for saltwater fishing and conservation efforts has never been stronger. More than 2,200 people – the largest CCA gathering in the country – packed into the American Bank Center for...