Big Game Hunting

TPWD offers 24 hour extension for purchasing Big Time Texas Hunts entries An error on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Big Time Texas Hunts web pages provided incorrect information, giving the impression no one could buy Big Time Texas

First drawn hunts deadlines are Aug. 1 Enter online at Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to win any of the Drawn Hunts in the 2017-2018 season, including: Hunts on U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuges Private Lands Dove Hunts Hunts

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

Chocolate contains chemical harmful to bears Mlive.com reports Michigan banned using chocolate or anything containing cocoa as bait for bear hunting. That state’s Natural Resources Commission met March 9 to vote on the ban. Chocolate contains a chemical called theobromine,

Bighorn has initial entry score of 186 1/2 Pope and Young Club announced a desert bighorn sheep taken last year might become a new world’s record. Tony Loop’s bighorn, taken in November, has an initial entry score that could surpass

Suit due to refuge system overreach On February 10, the Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation, the Alaska Professional Hunters Association and two rural Alaskans filed suit against the federal government seeking to overturn two Obama-era restrictions governing the management of National Wildlife Refuge and

Record elk largest in 48 years Boone and Crockett Club and Pope and Young Club announce a potential new archery World’s Record typical American elk taken on public land during the 2016 archery season. After the mandatory 60-day drying period,

Declining caribou herd numbers cited as main reason for ban The Quebec government has announced it will allow sport hunting of the Leaf River caribou herd for one more season, but will ban caribou hunting in 2018, according to CBC

Oil industry woes spoiling banner whitetail season The San Antonio Express-News reports a decrease in demand for whitetail and other big game hunts. Hunting industry insiders blame the downturn on falling oil prices. As oil prices drop, outfitters slash their

Elk mistake will cost hunter steep fines The Outdoor Hub reports a Michigan hunter showed up at a state DNR check station with an elk he thought was a whitetail deer. His excitement was short lived when officials informed him