Deer Hunting News

According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, nearly 80 percent of today’s population approves of legal hunting. Yet misunderstanding of hunting and hunters persists. The Foundation developed this infographic to explain how wildlife gets strategically managed with regulations, seasons, and

The Houston Chronicle reports two pieces of legislation important to Texas landowners and hunters continue making headway. House Bill 3451 would amend the Texas Agriculture Code to prohibit the Department of Agriculture from registering, approving for use, or allowing use

Alaska’s ability to manage fish, wildlife restored On April 3, President Donald Trump signed House Joint Resolution 69, which officially nullified a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule restricting Alaska’s ability to manage fish and wildlife on National Wildlife Refuges.

Hunting “for the meat” has increased substantially as the most important reason for hunting over the past decade. The number rose from 22 percent to 39 percent of hunters nationwide. This trend continues to grow, according to research. Research also

Outdoor writer Shannon Tompkins declares this turkey season as a dream season for turkey hunters. It’s not too late to join in the fun. The 2017 spring Rio Grande season runs through April 30 in Texas’ 54-county South Zone and

Sportsmen’s Act product of bipartisanship On March 27, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) members introduced the Sportsmen’s Act, a bipartisan package of legislation (S. 733) in the Senate. On March 30, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee passed S. 733

Agency tested nearly 10,000 samples for CWD Texas recorded a couple of unwanted firsts for chronic wasting disease (CWD) during statewide surveillance efforts for the 2016-17 collection year. A free-ranging whitetail and a free-ranging elk tested positive for the disease.

New MLDP system simplifies harvest recommendations, offers print at home tag issuance Landowners participating in the highly-popular Managed Lands Deer Program (MLDP) will be able to complete the enrollment process and print their tags online beginning this summer, thanks to

Mule deer getting help from various partnerships To boost a struggling mule deer population in parts of the Big Bend region of far West Texas, wildlife personnel relocated 98 does. They recently relocated them to the Black Gap Wildlife WMA

Sitka hunt will provide lunchmeat, marksmanship training for youth Officials for the British Columbia archipelago of Haida Gwaii want to eradicate non-native Sitka deer. The deer thrive because they have no predators, and consume and destroy the natural habitat on