Hunting

Hunters, and anyone else outdoors, during spring turkey season should know they’re not alone. Rattlesnakes also share in springtime activity. And if you’re not careful, they might give you a painful—or life-threatening—reminder. Outdoor blogger Shannon Tompkins writes about rattlesnakes and

Gear up now for the Granddaddy of ALL Hunting Shows…The 2018 Hunters Extravaganza. Kicking off this August in Houston, Texas at the NRG Center, and touring across three Texas cities. Check listings for the city closest to you. This is

A Gobbler for Tristan

A grandfather helps his grandson get his first turkey By Jim “Pops” Carter My grandson Tristan loves the outdoors. He has gone on various hunting trips with me since he was about 5 years old. We have been on dove

TPWC cites potential conflicts between quail hunters and deer hunters The Houston Chronicle reports Texas Parks and Wildlife Commissioners rejected a proposal to extend whitetail deer season by two weeks in the North Zone. Commissioners cited potential conflicts between quail

A new survey by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows that today, only about 5 percent of Americans, 16 years old and older, actually hunt. That’s half of what it was 50 years ago and the decline is expected to

Spring Turkey Season starts tomorrow in South Zone Patience as much as skill will test Texas turkey hunters during the opening days of this year’s spring turkey season, as they may be forced to wait out the natural pecking order

Turkey Shotgun Tips

Sage advice for tackling spring toms By Ralph Winingham Shotgun shooters transitioning from wingshooting doves and quail to hammering toms require a proper plan; a little practice and prep work; and an effective performance in the field, plus a little

TPWD staff will present proposed changes March 6 on Facebook Live The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is now accepting public comment on a suite of proposed changes to this year’s hunting regulations, which include: Standardize the general deer hunting

Two proposed changes for Panhandle Mule Deer hunting The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has set three public hearings in the Panhandle to seek public comment on two proposed mule deer hunting regulation changes. The proposals are to open a

TBGA deadline March 1 If you took a big game animal this season, you can still enter it in the Texas Big Game Awards. Entry categories include: white-tailed deer, bighorn sheep, mule deer, pronghorn, and javelina. Categories for youth and first-time hunters exist,