The first of September in Texas sounds a lot like the fourth of July with the steady “pop, pop, pop” of shotgun reports as upwards of a quarter million dove hunters take to the fields across the state for the

The Associated Press reports more than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lighting in central Norway. The Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA) says 323 animals were killed, including 70 calves, in a lightning storm on Friday on the Hardangervidda mountain

Dr. James Swan posted a lengthy, yet thoughtfully crafted article about the psychology of hunting in the Outdoor Wire. Swan, a retired college professor of ecology and psychology, wrote the article because of increased attacks on hunters via social and

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved new rules establishing chronic wasting disease (CWD) zones and restricting live deer movement authorized under permits to or from properties within those areas. The commission also adopted regulations banning importation of certain deer

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) new dove forecast is out and not only are the numbers of doves up, but so are the numbers of days you can hunt them. Texas now has the longest dove season in the

Even though the Olympics ended Sunday, the Outdoor Hub takes a look back at an early 20th century Olympic sport—running deer shooting. The sport debuted in the 1908 games, and lasted until the 1948 games, when it was discontinued. The

Researchers at the Czech University of Life Sciences have conducted a study on roe deer to see if they align themselves with Earth’s magnetic field. Researchers gathered data on 188 deer. They observed deer were most likely to stand along

Elk antlers owned by Ernest Hemingway have been returned to his mountain home in Ketchum, Idaho, 52 years later by the wife of Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson, who died in 2005, had stolen them from the home while writing about

Enter for your chance to win a $1,800 Lifetime Super Combo license through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Lifetime License Drawing for $5. Entries for the drawing may be added to your yearly license purchase at retailers, by phone

The Boone and Crockett Club has made a list of the top 10 states with the largest number of entries into its records. Iowa ranks No. 1, while Texas ranks at No. 5. The article also breaks down the entries