Hunting

Feral hog tails valued at $5 each Guadalupe County’s program to reduce the feral hog population starts Monday, July 16. The program concludes Aug. 23. The county will value feral hog tails at $5 each. The program will consist of

Couple celebrates wedding anniversary with a deer hunt By Bryan Hope For our first wedding anniversary, my wife, Cassandra, and I decided to spend it in a way special to both of us: in a deer stand. We couldn’t think

Hunters can make plans for the upcoming seasons now. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is currently accepting applications for drawn hunt permits. The first hunt category deadline is less than a month away. This year about 9,500 permits in 49

Feral hog tails valued at $5 each in Guadalupe County The San Antonio Express-News reports Guadalupe County will place a bounty on feral hogs. The county commissioners court voted Tuesday to approve a bounty to eliminate 2,000 hogs in the

Duck stamp benefits wetland, waterfowl conservation The new 2018-19 federal duck stamp goes on sale Friday, June 29. The stamps, which cost $25, are valid from July 1 through June 30, 2019. Duck stamps help raise money to purchase and

Associated Press reports the federal government is considering another attempt to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday told the news service it has begun a science-based review

By Will Leschper Caesar Kleberg knew a thing or two about capitalizing on an opportunity. Kleberg, who worked for his uncle Robert J. Kleberg in ranch operations before becoming ranch foreman on the famed Norias Division, is credited with starting

Proposal would open more than 248,000 acres U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced yesterday a proposal to open more than 248,000 acres to new or expanded hunting and fishing opportunities at 30 national wildlife refuges. Opportunities include places

Air rifles up for discussion at Commission’s May 24 meeting in Lubbock The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission will reconsider its approval of air rifles and air bows. The Commission approved the use of such devices for big-game hunting in

Blake’s Resolve

Young hunter overcomes injury to finally take his trophy buck By Steve Blanchard October 2016 was the start of Blake Blanchard’s quest to find his first buck with a bow. It didn’t take long to find a mature deer that