About Chester Moore

Chester has worked as a wildlife journalist since he was 19 years old. He is Editor-In-Chief of Texas Fish & Game, host of “Moore Outdoors” radio on Newstalk AM 560 KLVI, host of Higher Calling Wildlife and Higher Calling Gulf Coast podcasts and author of 15 books on fishing, hunting and wildlife.

Chester glassing for bighorn sheep in southern Colorado.

He has contributed to Sports Afield, Sport Fishing, Deer & Deer Hunting, Tide, In-Fisherman, Sport Fishing, Ducks Unlimited, Delta Waterfowl, Gulf Coast Fishermen, Hunter’s Horn, Game Trails, The ZAA Journal and dozens more.

Chester loves flyfishing. Here he is with a brown trout caught in the Big Thompson River in Colorado in 2020.

He is a highly sought after lecturer having given more than 500 speeches on everything from wild sheep conservation to flounder fishing.

Chester is the author of two books on southern flounder Flounder Fundamentals and Flounder Fever. In 2008 he created Flounder Revolution, a conservation program promoting the release of flounder measuring 20 inches or more.

At 20 years old Chester was given his first conservation award by the Sportsman’s Conservationist of Texas. It was their “Youth Conservationist Of The Year” award.

Chester Moore won 10 awards for writing, photography and radio at the 2021 Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association “Excellence In Craft” competition.

The next year he became the first person to win back to back awards receiving their “Conservation Communicator Of The Year” honor.

Chester loves hunting (and eating) wild hogs and is author of Hog Wild: Hog Hunting Strategies, Tactics & Facts

Since then he has earned multiple accolades for his conservation work from the Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association, was named Conservationist of the Year by the Texas Soil & Conservation District in 2009, was given the Mossy Oak Outdoors Legacy Award for his work with kids an wildlife in 2017 and named a Hero of Conservation by Field & Stream magazine.

Chester with a bonefish caught in Biscayne Bay near Miami, Fl. in 2021. Pursuing the “Flats Slam” of bonefish, permit and tarpon has become a passion for him and more importantly writing about the habitat conservation needs of these species.

In 2020 he won the Advocatus Magni Award from the National Wild Turkey Federation for his work with wild turkeys as part of his Turkey Revolution project.

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