Hunting

Wild cat hunting initiative not yet on ballot The Arizona Game and Fish Commission recently passed a motion in opposition to a proposed ballot initiative that would ban wild cat hunting. The initiative would also restrict AGFC’s management of the

Wild Turkeys 101

Wild Facts About Wild Poultry Wild turkeys are not hard to find – if you look in the right place. National wildlife refuges, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are great places to view wild turkeys or find

Wildlife officials believe shed hunting ban would reduce disturbing deer, elk foraging Nevada wildlife officials consider banning shed hunting for a four-month period. The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners met Nov. 3 to discuss the ban. If approved by the

White-tailed deer forecast looks promising, experts say By Will Leschper The deer-hunting forecast in Texas is always good. Even in what the whitetail prognosticators term as “down” or “average” years, we’ve still got the largest population estimate in the country.

The Trophy Experience

TTHA Member shares his own Trophy Experience By Prentice Clemons Year after year of watching my uncles, Jimmy Spivey and Garland Spivey, taking record scoring bucks in North Texas, I was inspired to hunt in Walker County. On Nov. 30,

Duck Season Forecast

Youth-Only Duck Season Oct. 28-29 in South Zone By Will Leschper The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Trends in Duck Breeding Populations report is the gold standard for duck season prospects. Based on recent trends, things are still looking good.

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

Quail Season Forecast

Quail season starts Oct. 28 By Will Leschper Quail hunting in Texas has largely been hit or miss for the better part of the past two decades, with large declines in bird numbers that have biologists scratching their heads. However

General Gun Season Opens Nov. 4 Texas bowhunters have already taken to the field since last Saturday, when the state’s deer hunting archery season officially kicked off. Wildlife biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) expect good hunting

Volunteer mentors and landowners can make a huge impact By Sheryl Smith-Rodgers For the longest time, Dallas paramedic Ralston Dorn wanted to hunt, but he had no clue what to do or where to go. One year, he’d even taken