Pursuit of Extreme Bucks

Pursuit of Extreme Bucks

TOJ’s Whitetail Editor shares a look back and some of the exceptional bucks he observed this past hunting season. Story and photography by Bob Zaiglin…

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Stump Hookin'

Stump Hookin’

Baits soaked tight to wood are the cat’s meow for Toledo Bend blues. Story and photography by Matt Williams If there is one thing Charlie…

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"The Fish are Out Front"

“The Fish are Out Front”

When speckled trout cover up the bars and fill the potholes in the water “out front” of the town of Port Isabel. Story and photography…

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First on the Flats

First on the Flats

Texas reds are the most diverse, hardy and action packed fish you’ll ever catch. Story and photography by Robert Sloan I had two grown men…

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About February 2014 Cover

About February 2014 Cover

The late legendary Texas “treasure,” artist John P. “Jack” Cowan’s “Upwind, Downwind” is a fitting scene for the February cover of TEXAS OUTDOORS JOURNAL.  As…

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Deer Lease Strategy

Deer Lease Strategy

Finding a place to hunt in Texas is not difficult, but finding an area with deer that exude the right genetics is challenging. Story and…

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Hidden Treasure at Hidden Lake

Hidden Treasure at Hidden Lake

Where down-home hospitality, superb food, and challenging hunts create a special atmosphere for the most discriminating upland bird hunter. Story and photography by Bill L….

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Soft Approach for Trophy Specks

Soft Approach for Trophy Specks

Many soft-baits have more inherent action and are easier to work than most hard plastic plugs, and will catch their share of trophy sow trout….

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Addicted to Flyfishing

Addicted to Flyfishing

Once introduced to the basics of flyfishing for trout and reds, the lure of this type of shallow water fishing becomes habit forming for many…

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White Bass Countdown

White Bass Countdown

Here’s how one of Mother Nature’s greatest fun-filled fishing shows is carried out, and for the most part it is a flat bottom affair. Story…

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