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In a move to modernize the process of showing proof that a hunter or angler is licensed the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department now allows for a digital version to be presented when stopped by a Texas Game Warden.

New Texas laws go into effect Sept. 1 that remove the hunting license requirement when hunting on private land.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds you that all current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except the year-to-date fishing license) expire the end of August, and new licenses for 2019-20 go on sale Thursday, Aug. 15.

Since the July 9, 2019 update, anthrax has been detected on three additional premises in southwest Sutton County and one premises in south central Crockett County. The Texas Animal Health Commission quarantined the premises after animals tested positive for the reportable disease.

Hunters for the Hungry is a statewide hunger relief program that provides venison to Texans in need. Through the program, hunters can drop off legally tagged, field-dressed whitetail or mule deer to participating meat processors. Partner processors then prepare the venison for distribution through local food banks.

TPWD Drawn Hunt permit applications now being accepted for both public and private lands throughout Texas.

By Ralph Winingham A hunting camp breakfast can be become one of highlights of a high-country excursion when fresh trout fried to golden perfection are included as part of the menu. Allowing for the fact that all the ingredients and

It’s Showtime!

The Texas Trophy Hunters Extravaganzas kicking off statewide. Deer hunters are among the world’s best storytellers. I’ve heard some great ones over the years. One of the most memorable dates back more than a decade ago when I shared a

White-tailed deer hunters in 41 counties in the Blackland Prairies and Post Oak Savannah ecoregions will have expanded opportunities to take antlerless deer during the 2019-20 season.

Both bounty programs will pay $5 per hog Caldwell County will pay hunters $5 for each feral hog taken from now until August 7. Hunters may claim the county’s 2019 feral hog bounties only on the first Wednesday of each