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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

Public hearings scheduled for May 22-24 in Amarillo, Lubbock The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission invites the public to attend upcoming regional public hearings May 22-24 in Amarillo and Lubbock. Attendees may provide input concerning any issues relating to Texas

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

Action taken in response to disease discovery in roadkill whitetail The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved expansion of the state’s chronic wasting disease (CWD) Panhandle Containment Zone following the discovery of the disease earlier this year in a

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

Close of whitetail season would be uniform across state The Houston Chronicle reports the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission will consider extending the whitetail season an extra two weeks for next season. According to the paper, members of the public

Increased dove hunting opportunities across South Texas and expanded landowner-managed pronghorn permitting in the Panhandle highlight this year’s proposed regulation changes for the 2017-18 Texas hunting seasons. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will take public comment. Comments will be considered

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved new rules establishing chronic wasting disease (CWD) zones and restricting live deer movement authorized under permits to or from properties within those areas. The commission also adopted regulations banning importation of certain deer

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking public comment on proposed rules establishing chronic wasting disease (CWD) zones and restricting movement of live deer authorized under TPWD permits to or from properties within those zones. The proposed rules