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By Ralph Winingham Well before that first shotgun blast at that first dove on opening day, successful hunters and outfitters will have spent quality time on research, travel time, and maybe offered a prayer or two in anticipation of a

It’s not too late to apply Texas Parks and Wildlife reminds you the first deadline for the following drawn hunts categories is Wednesday, Aug. 1: Alligator Alligator Management Private Lands Pronghorn Private Lands Dove Pronghorn Youth Only Alligator The next application

County pays $5 a tail for feral hog bounty The San Antonio Express-News reports Hays County has become the second county to implement a feral hog bounty program. Guadalupe County launched a similar program earlier this month. Hunters may start

Five new optics for consideration By John Goodspeed Binoculars and spotting scopes can make or break a trophy hunt by allowing a thorough evaluation of distant game before moving closer or pulling the trigger. They also continue to evolve with

A Lifetime Dream By Bruce Barker Hunting is much more than a simple trophy. It’s the places it takes you and the people you meet along the way that help make a hunt memorable. I have hunted in Alaska; Yukon,

Feral hog tails valued at $5 each Guadalupe County’s program to reduce the feral hog population starts Monday, July 16. The program concludes Aug. 23. The county will value feral hog tails at $5 each. The program will consist of

Couple celebrates wedding anniversary with a deer hunt By Bryan Hope For our first wedding anniversary, my wife, Cassandra, and I decided to spend it in a way special to both of us: in a deer stand. We couldn’t think

Jaguar previously roamed Arizona’s Huachuca Mountains Arizona Game and Fish Department confirmed the death of a jaguar that ventured into Arizona for the past two years. The Northern Jaguar Project, a group that protects jaguars, asked the agency for its

Hunters can make plans for the upcoming seasons now. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is currently accepting applications for drawn hunt permits. The first hunt category deadline is less than a month away. This year about 9,500 permits in 49