Hunting

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

National Hunting and Fishing Day is tomorrow National Hunting and Fishing Day, an annual celebration of the contributions hunters and anglers make in conserving and protecting the nation’s wild resources, is set for Saturday. Congress established National Hunting and Fishing

By Will Leschper Texas ranks No. 1 in the entire country for dove hunting, including the overall harvest for both mourning doves and white-winged doves. In fact, Texas typically has boasted fall populations in excess of 40 million doves, with

STORY BY JASON STOCKSTILL I have a desire to teach my two sons the joys and responsibility of hunting that my father taught me as a child. My son Jaret has been learning to shoot with me for the past

Four WMAs reopen for public hunting Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reports several coastal Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) are reopening for public hunting activities. The following WMAs will be accessible during the early teal season as specified in Legal Game

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds you the next drawn hunts application deadline is Friday. Don’t miss out; apply today! FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 is the deadline for these hunt categories: E-Postcard Quail E-Postcard Youth Deer Gun Deer – Either Sex Gun

Teal season runs through Sept. 23 The 16-day early teal season opened statewide Saturday with guarded optimism tempered by the reality that many waterfowlers along the Texas coast are focusing on storm recovery. Hunting along the Texas coast typically accounts

Damage from Hurricane Harvey responsible for cancelled public hunts Due to impacts from Hurricane Harvey at wildlife management areas (WMA) and state parks along the coast, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department cancelled public hunts or postponed them. Both annual