Hunting

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approves their use Beginning this fall, hunters in Texas may use air guns and arrow guns for hunting. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission recently established new rules that outline their use. The new rules

J.J.’s Buck

Youth hunter bags Smith County whopper By Matt Williams Mistakes happen out there, but some take way longer to overcome than others. Just ask John Idrogo. Early in the 2014 season, the 48-year-old hunter from Tyler made a serious error

By Macey Leichliter When my dad told me that Texas Trophy Hunters had called him, I had no idea what they told him. He told me they held a drawing for all the kids who had entered into the big

By Todd Malone On a Sunday afternoon, Nov. 19, 2017, we left Austin, Texas, around noon and made a couple of stops in Lockhart before heading to the family ranch near Luling. We were headed there for a one-day father-and-son

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,

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

By Will Leschper Caesar Kleberg knew a thing or two about capitalizing on an opportunity. Kleberg, who worked for his uncle Robert J. Kleberg in ranch operations before becoming ranch foreman on the famed Norias Division, is credited with starting

South Zone Dove Hunters to See Earliest Opener in Seven Decades AUSTIN –Hunters will see several hunting regulation changes this fall, including an early opener for dove season in the South Zone, a mule deer season in Lynn County, experimental

Air rifles up for discussion at Commission’s May 24 meeting in Lubbock The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission will reconsider its approval of air rifles and air bows. The Commission approved the use of such devices for big-game hunting in

Blake’s Resolve

Young hunter overcomes injury to finally take his trophy buck By Steve Blanchard October 2016 was the start of Blake Blanchard’s quest to find his first buck with a bow. It didn’t take long to find a mature deer that