Big Game Hunting

TBGA deadline March 1 If you took a big game animal this season, you can still enter it in the Texas Big Game Awards. Entry categories include: white-tailed deer, bighorn sheep, mule deer, pronghorn, and javelina. Categories for youth and first-time hunters exist,

By Josh Harendt Last year was an off hunting season for my family and me. I’d made it to a friend’s lease once for a quail hunt, and I managed to get one dove hunt. The season was closing fast,

Conservation of Western big-game winter range and migration corridors Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed Secretarial Order 3362, which promotes collaboration between the Department of the Interior and western state fish and wildlife agencies for the conservation of big-game

TPWD offers 24 hour extension for purchasing Big Time Texas Hunts entries An error on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Big Time Texas Hunts web pages provided incorrect information, giving the impression no one could buy Big Time Texas

First drawn hunts deadlines are Aug. 1 Enter online at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to win any of the Drawn Hunts in the 2017-2018 season, including: Hunts on U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuges Private Lands Dove Hunts Hunts

Big Time Texas Hunts deadline Oct. 15 Entries for this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts are available now online. Entries cost $9 each at www.tpwd.texas.gov/buyentry , or for $10 each at license retailers. There’s no limit to the number of

Chocolate contains chemical harmful to bears Mlive.com reports Michigan banned using chocolate or anything containing cocoa as bait for bear hunting. That state’s Natural Resources Commission met March 9 to vote on the ban. Chocolate contains a chemical called theobromine,

Bighorn has initial entry score of 186 1/2 Pope and Young Club announced a desert bighorn sheep taken last year might become a new world’s record. Tony Loop’s bighorn, taken in November, has an initial entry score that could surpass

Suit due to refuge system overreach On February 10, the Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation, the Alaska Professional Hunters Association and two rural Alaskans filed suit against the federal government seeking to overturn two Obama-era restrictions governing the management of National Wildlife Refuge and

Record elk largest in 48 years Boone and Crockett Club and Pope and Young Club announce a potential new archery World’s Record typical American elk taken on public land during the 2016 archery season. After the mandatory 60-day drying period,