Deer Hunting News

Mule deer getting help from various partnerships To boost a struggling mule deer population in parts of the Big Bend region of far West Texas, wildlife personnel relocated 98 does. They recently relocated them to the Black Gap Wildlife WMA

Sitka hunt will provide lunchmeat, marksmanship training for youth Officials for the British Columbia archipelago of Haida Gwaii want to eradicate non-native Sitka deer. The deer thrive because they have no predators, and consume and destroy the natural habitat on

General Rio Grande turkey season begins in South Zone Rio Grande general turkey season starts tomorrow for the South Zone, and runs through April 30. The bag limit for Rio Grande turkey is four birds. Check out the Outdoor Annual

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,

Radioactive Hogs contaminated with radiation levels 300 times higher than safety standards The New York Times reports on efforts to eradicate radioactive hogs roaming towns near the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Since the 2011 nuclear plant disaster, these hogs have

The trophy experience isn’t always about scoring on a Booner every time you go on a hunt, but if you can end family time with a 170″ class buck all the better! Enjoy Pam Zaitz’s story from the Journal of the Texas

Hunter patience, skill, put to the test this spring turkey season According to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists, Texas Rio Grande wild turkey numbers have boomed over the past few years. Timely rainfall and relatively cool summer conditions have

Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration successfully relocates 109 pronghorns The Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration Project recently and successfully relocated 109 pronghorns. This marks the fifth year pronghorns have been transplanted from healthy populations around Pampa in the Texas Panhandle to an area northeast

Sportsmen look to Secretary Zinke to restore public’s voice in Bureau of Land Management’s land-use planning process Yesterday, U.S. Senators voted to nullify the Bureau of Land Management’s revised land-use planning rule, commonly known as Planning 2.0. This rule gave

Federal lead ban imposed on last day of Obama administration The Washington Post reports Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke repealed the lead ammunition and fishing tackle ban instituted on federal lands. Zinke’s repeal countermands the order made by former U.S. Fish