Hunting

The greatest sounds for predator calling are those you can’t hear By Gary Roberson When I first started calling critters, I didn’t know there was anything you could use other than hand calls. It wasn’t until 1967 when my cousin

Hard work gets rewarded By David Camilleri On the first Sunday morning in December 2017, I leaned over to let Erin know we would wait 10 more minutes before we wrapped up her first ever deer hunt weekend. Seconds later

Texan banker pays $110,000 for markhor hunting permit A Texas hunter traveled all the way to Pakistan in order to take a rare mountain goat, called a markhor. The animal, also known as the screw-horned goat, is the national animal

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

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