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CWD management rules based partly on discovery of free-range whitetail with disease The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved amendments to chronic wasting disease (CWD) management response rules. Officials based the amendments in part on discovery of the disease

Hunting season dates for 2017-18 available online Texas Parks and Wildlife has their “cheat sheet” of hunting season dates available for the upcoming 2017 – 2018 season. The full summary of rules, regulations and county listings will be available in

White House budget would cut Interior funding by 11 percent Public lands fish and wildlife habitat, public access funding, and hunting and angling opportunities will face severe negative impacts in the administration’s fiscal 2018 budget, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (BHA)

Hog hunting balloon bill moves to Texas Senate The Houston Chronicle reports House Bill 3535 passed unopposed in the Texas House of Representatives on Tuesday. House Bill 3535 would allow for hunters to shoot feral hogs and coyotes from a

Big Time Texas Hunts deadline Oct. 15 Entries for this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts are available now online. Entries cost $9 each at www.tpwd.texas.gov/buyentry , or for $10 each at license retailers. There’s no limit to the number of

New CWD case found in live-tested deer Officials have confirmed a new case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a captive white-tailed deer at another breeding facility in Medina County. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and Texas Animal

Hunters are key to conservation of wildlife Hunters’ role in preservation and restoration of wildlife has been and continues to be so successful that many nations around the world have adopted the model of conservation. Here are a few numbers

by Ben Koerth It’s usually pretty easy to get people to plant food plots for deer in the fall. That’s when deer and deer hunting are definitely forefront in people’s minds. There are no doubts the benefit of fall food

Hog poison use in state put on hold Scimetrics Ltd. Corp., maker of the controversial Kaput Feral Hog Bait, has withdrawn its registration for the bait in Texas. ABC7 Amarillo reports the company said it was under the threat of

Texas Deer Study Group workshop to cover many topics The Texas Deer Study Group will convene May 11-12 at the Kuykendall Events Center, 2200 RR 152, in Llano. This year’s event will focus on “Land Stewardship: The Basis for Good