Deer Hunting News

Spring Turkey Season starts tomorrow in South Zone Patience as much as skill will test Texas turkey hunters during the opening days of this year’s spring turkey season, as they may be forced to wait out the natural pecking order

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Sage advice for tackling spring toms By Ralph Winingham Shotgun shooters transitioning from wingshooting doves and quail to hammering toms require a proper plan; a little practice and prep work; and an effective performance in the field, plus a little

TPWD staff will present proposed changes March 6 on Facebook Live The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is now accepting public comment on a suite of proposed changes to this year’s hunting regulations, which include: Standardize the general deer hunting

Longtime outdoor writer Ray Sasser died last week. Sasser lost his battle with lymphoma. He was 69. Sasser wrote his outdoor column in the Dallas Morning News since 1986. Sasser also contributed his talents to The Journal. “I lost a

Two proposed changes for Panhandle Mule Deer hunting The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has set three public hearings in the Panhandle to seek public comment on two proposed mule deer hunting regulation changes. The proposals are to open a

TBGA deadline March 1 If you took a big game animal this season, you can still enter it in the Texas Big Game Awards. Entry categories include: white-tailed deer, bighorn sheep, mule deer, pronghorn, and javelina. Categories for youth and first-time hunters exist,

By Josh Harendt Last year was an off hunting season for my family and me. I’d made it to a friend’s lease once for a quail hunt, and I managed to get one dove hunt. The season was closing fast,

Conservation of Western big-game winter range and migration corridors Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed Secretarial Order 3362, which promotes collaboration between the Department of the Interior and western state fish and wildlife agencies for the conservation of big-game

Poacher must pay fines, court costs, and serve two years probation The second largest whitetail buck ever in Texas could be headed to the record books with an asterisk: poached. Earlier this week, a Denton County man pleaded no contest

Four Washington state teens face state, federal charges Authorities in Washington state report detaining a group of teens for shooting deer and using them for bait in order to shoot eagles. A sheriff’s deputy in Klickitat County, Washington, discovered three