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Fishing Forecast 2015

How's the fishing? Our experts give the outlook for freshwater and saltwater angling in this exclusive, digital-only magazine extra.

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This Month's Features

Trekking Across the Top of Texas

Conquering the four tallest Texas peaks in one day.

By Russell Roe

Fighting exhaustion, we stumbled into camp at midnight after a day of epic hiking, gale-force winds, shredded shins, sore muscles, million-dollar views and four summits to our credit. We had done it. We had hiked the four highest peaks in Texas in a day.

After 17 hours of hiking, all we wanted to do was go to bed.

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Name That Tune

The top 10 bird songs in Texas.

By Cliff Shackelford

I’m a rocker. While in college in the ’80s, I was a long-haired, head-banging rocker. I’m especially fond of power chords and intricate solos played on a six-string guitar, either electric or acoustic. That’s what I like — I guess I was born that way.

My old rocker ears also enjoy the sounds of nature — whether from a frog, a katydid, wind blowing or water flowing — and my favorite nature sounds, by far, are bird vocalizations.

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Texas Hunting 2014

Hunters are gearing up for the season, and our TPWD experts outline the prospects for deer, dove and more in this Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine digital extra: Texas Hunting 2014.

Deer | Dove | Waterfowl | Quail | Turkey | Squirrel
Firearm safety | Game meats | Chef recipes

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Keep Texas Wild

It's not just for kids. If you like nature-related topics in an easy-to-read format, you can find three years of our popular Keep Texas Wild issues and the teacher resources to go along with them.