Posts From Editorial Staff

Two Good Deer Seasons

Bowhunting Success, Back to Back Seasons By Eric Boley There’s something magical about being in a deer blind and waiting for daylight to arrive. The mind wanders through all the possibilities of what might be seen. It’s incredible how still

Unusual Deer Photo Op

Blast from the Past By Horace Gore The featured photo here is unusual from our point of view. It appears to be a set-up photo, circa 1915. What makes it interesting is that we cannot imagine what the photo’s purpose

Double Dropper

A McMullen County buck for the ages By Hallie West Swope It was a typical late November in Texas morning when I was getting ready to walk out of the house. My brother Stephen had called me at 7:30 and

My Trophy Oryx

Huntress takes exotic scimitar-horned oryx By Rylie Granger Christmas 2017 was a huge holiday for me. I received one of the best gifts ever: a surprise hunt to Cactus Creek Bowhunting Ranch in Nixon, Texas. My boyfriend, Gage, was adamant

Missouri Dream Hunt

By L.G. “Buddy” Turner I began my deer hunting at the age of nine. I hunted with my dad, grandma and grandpa until I was old enough to drive and hunt alone. Most of my deer hunting in Arkansas has

Late Morning Surprise

A daddy-daughter whitetail hunt By Scott Caudill Hunting season represents a much needed break from the stress of a demanding job and children’s schedules as complicated as my own. My daughter Abbey and I treasure our time together in the

Zinke Resigns

Ryan Zinke leaves Department of Interior amid ethics violation accusations Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke resigned from his job over the weekend. President Trump tweeted Zinke’s resignation on Saturday. According to the Washington Post, the Trump administration lost confidence in Zinke.

Hunting Trophy Hogs

So many hogs, so many opportunities By Brandon Ray Wild hogs have spread to every corner of Texas. It’s legal to hunt feral hogs in Texas year-round, day or night, with landowner permission. When I barely have enough money to

Old Cotulla Road Buck

A lady hunter returns to hunting, takes big trophy buck By Will Baird A map drawn from a survey commissioned in the first years of the 1900s hangs on a wall in the ranch headquarters. The framed work is large,

Memories Of Mexico

TTHA’s founder reminisces By Jerry Johnston I was wondering what to share from my memories of our past hunting heritage when I got a call from Horace Gore, our editor. Horace urged, “Why don’t you write about those early days when