Hunting

My Trophy Oryx

Huntress takes exotic scimitar-horned oryx By Rylie Granger Christmas 2017 was a huge holiday for me. I received one of the best gifts ever: a surprise hunt to Cactus Creek Bowhunting Ranch in Nixon, Texas. My boyfriend, Gage, was adamant

Missouri Dream Hunt

By L.G. “Buddy” Turner I began my deer hunting at the age of nine. I hunted with my dad, grandma and grandpa until I was old enough to drive and hunt alone. Most of my deer hunting in Arkansas has

Late Morning Surprise

A daddy-daughter whitetail hunt By Scott Caudill Hunting season represents a much needed break from the stress of a demanding job and children’s schedules as complicated as my own. My daughter Abbey and I treasure our time together in the

Hunting Trophy Hogs

So many hogs, so many opportunities By Brandon Ray Wild hogs have spread to every corner of Texas. It’s legal to hunt feral hogs in Texas year-round, day or night, with landowner permission. When I barely have enough money to

Old Cotulla Road Buck

A lady hunter returns to hunting, takes big trophy buck By Will Baird A map drawn from a survey commissioned in the first years of the 1900s hangs on a wall in the ranch headquarters. The framed work is large,

Memories Of Mexico

TTHA’s founder reminisces By Jerry Johnston I was wondering what to share from my memories of our past hunting heritage when I got a call from Horace Gore, our editor. Horace urged, “Why don’t you write about those early days when

Fourteen lucky winners will participate in dream hunts The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced the 14 lucky winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts drawing. According to officials, hunters bought 94,705 Big Time Texas Hunt entries. Sales generated

Deer Rifles and Ammo

Bullet placement always the key By Horace Gore As a deer hunter for the last 60 years, and having taken whitetails and mule deer with rifles ranging from .222 Remington to .300 Weatherby, I would like to give my views

Mule Deer Season starts Nov. 17 in Panhandle, Nov. 23 in Trans-Pecos By Will Leschper Mule deer hunting in Texas has been on a decline in recent seasons, with some notable hot spots simply not producing the quality and quantity

Here’s your whitetail season preview By Will Leschper Alan Cain, the whitetail program leader for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, said this fall and winter will be on par with previous seasons in most whitetail hot beds across the