More than $882.4 million in tax revenues will be distributed to state fish & wildlife agencies to fund conservation and recreation projects across the nation.

Young hunters age 16 & under have taken 152 B&C-qualifying trophies over the past 3 years. That total represents a 126% increase over the previous 3-years.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will not include a proposed modern sporting rifle (MSR) ban as part of gun control legislation up for debate in April.

On a party-line vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved S.150, the “Assault Weapons Ban of 2013” on March 14. The rifle ban now heads to the Senate.

Rio Grande spring turkey hunting season in the 54-county South Zone runs March 16-April 28. Hunters will have to contend with curious jakes according to TPWD.

The Senate Judiciary Committee continued its work on gun-control legislation, approving two bills and sending them to the full Senate for consideration.

With high ammo costs and shortages of cartridges, shooters are wondering how they are going to find or afford enough rounds. Some are turning to reloading.

On March 7, the Senate Judiciary Committee began consideration of several gun-related bills, including Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Assault Weapons Ban of 2013.

Senate Bill 2048 aimed at allowing crossbow use during archery season in Mississippi earned unanimous Senate approval. Bowhunters were tired of fighting it.

TPWD Turns 50

This year, TPWD will mark its 50th anniversary. The TPWD has set up a web page where people can share stories about memorable moments in the Texas outdoors.