Joe Doggett
Joe Doggett was an outdoors columnist with the Houston Chronicle for thirty-five years. Retiring in 2007, Doggett writes occasional freelance pieces between hunting, fishing and surfing adventures.

Contact: DoggettJ@SBCGlobal.net

OUCH!

The frigate bird is large, aggressive, and irritable. At least, that is my observation. It certainly is the opinion of...

Chip Shots

Louisiana marsh guide Jim Dietz planted the push pole and nodded down the grassy bank. "Big red, incoming at about...

Glad Tidings

Salty Everglades guide Jim Conley stopped wading, glanced at his watch, and motioned to the anchored flats skiff."We need to...

Surf Savvy

The summer surf is an accessible wading option for able-bodied anglers all along the Texas coast. And, when it's right,...