Table of Contents

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For Hunters . . .For Everyone . . .
16 Just Shooting —Kerry O'Day
How to Make That One Shot


24 Aging Deer On The Hoof
Correctly estimating the age of a buck parallels the opportunities to observe deer.—Bob Zaiglin


40 2017 Texas Statewide Hunting Forecast
TOJ’s Annual Forecast of Whitetail, Mule Deer, Pronghorn, Quail and other Game Animals along with the latest from-the-field information.—Bill L. Olson


40 Arrow Placement - When Inches Matter
Bowhunters take to the stand with the pressure of making one shot count.—Nate Skinner

68 Guns N Stuff —Harold Gunn
Hunting Seasons Are Upon Us

78 Field Tips & Techniques —Nate Skinner and Danno Wise
Pro’s Pointers for Bowhunting

4 Editor’s Insight – Bill L. Olson

6 TOJ Notebook —TOJ Staff

75, 77, 79 Guides, Gear & Getaways

80 Outdoors Calendar

82 Fishing & Hunting Times

83 Subscription Information


For Freshwater
Anglers . . .
For Saltwater
Anglers . . .
14 Bassology —Matt Williams
Chatterbait Mods

22 Just Fishing —Brian Hughes
Take’ Em On Top

30 Sweet Home Alabama
It’s about as basic as bass fishing gets once you learn the ropes..
—Matt Williams

Lake Roundups - Pros Forecast
48 Central – John Jefferson
60 North – Brian Hughes
61 East – Matt Williams
70 South - Danno Wise
72 West – TOJ Staff
72 High Plains – TOJ Staff

76 Tackle Tips & Techniques —Danno Wise
On Top for Shallow Fall Bass

10 Coastal-Christmas-in-October
A confluence of conditions, species and events that makes this every fishermans’ favorite month.
—Danno Wise

10 Flatfish-on-Purpose
Fall is prime time to target flounder using a variety of strategies and tecniques..
—Nate Skinner

28 Saltwater Journal —Mark Sosin
Feeding Facts

CoastWatch – Danno Wise
34 Lower Forecast
38 Middle Forecast
64 Upper Forecast
66 Louisiana Forecast

50 October Bird Hunting
It is one of the easiest ways to find and catch more specks and reds.
—Robert Sloan


76 Tackle Tips & Techniques —Danno Wise
Fall’s Coastal Flyfishing Options