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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

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

South Zone youth-only weekend for Rio Grande turkey starts March 9 With lots of mature toms across the Rio Grande turkey range, persistent Texas hunters should have a good shot at a long beard this spring. Wildlife biologists with the

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

Proposed changes include implementation and expansion of white-tailed deer “doe days;” experimental mule deer antler restriction in Lynn County; clarification on turkey harvest requirements; and season dates and bag limits for migratory game birds. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department personnel

It’s not too late to register Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold an Internship Fair from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 15 at its Austin Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road. Learn about internships with Texas game wardens, Texas state parks, and

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission votes March 20 The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department proposes changing fishing regulations for alligator gar. Texas Parks and Wildlife Commissioners will vote on the matter at their meeting March 20 in Austin. The proposed

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

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