Senators in the current Legislative session took time to recognize THAT’s Bucks and BBQ event, which will be held March 8-9 at the National Shooting Complex.

The TPWD postponed until March 4 a meeting to discuss the draft range wide conservation plan for the lesser prairie chicken due to snow and high winds.

Members of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC) gathered with sportsmen-industry leaders at a GSC reception for a night of camaraderie and discussion.

TPWD will host a public meeting Feb 25 and a stakeholder meeting Feb 28 to discuss the draft range wide conservation plan for the lesser prairie chicken.

The OK Senate Public Safety Committee met to hear legislation that lifts restrictions on youth hunters under 18 participating in hunting and shooting sports.

The Trans-Pecos pronghorn restoration project took another step forward with the successful relocation of 130 pronghorn to help declining populations.

The TPWD will be gathering input on possible dove hunting & SWWDA changes in conjunction with upcoming public hearings in San Antonio and Corpus Christi.

Hogs, Hogs Everywhere

Texas is not the only state in the United States to have a bit of a hog problem. Other states are now experiencing Texas’ hog woes, and taking action.

American Rifleman has compiled a gallery called, “10 Rifles You Should Own Before You Die.” Jerry Lee has put together a comprehensive list of firearms.

The Alabama DCNR reports Conservation Commissioner N. Gunter Guy Jr. proposes to shift the deer season in southwest Alabama from December into February.