South Zone Dove Season Opens with a Bang
AUSTIN – Conditions were prime for record harvest of white-winged doves as hunting in the South Zone got under way last week. Based on preliminary results from the early Special White-winged Dove Area weekend seasons, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department noted the regular season opening weekend should be good... Read more
Toyota ShareLunker Season Begins October 1
ATHENS—The 30th season of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Toyota ShareLunker program will begin October 1. Anyone legally catching a 13-pound or bigger largemouth bass from Texas waters, public or private, between October 1 and April 30 may submit the fish to the Toyota ShareLunker program. Fish... Read more
Hillbilly Gopher Trap – 12 gauge, fishing string, rat trap (VIDEO)
Check out this guy’s homemade gopher trap.  The device consists of a 12 gauge shotgun, fishing string, and a rat trap.  I am not sure this is the safest removal technique, but the the results provide an entertaining viewing experience.  Check it out below: Source: Jeffs Wonderland via YouTube Read more
12 Animal Selfies That Were All Terrible Ideas
It seems that 2015 is the year of the animal selfie, and wildlife officials are far from happy about it. Whether it’s taking selfies with venomous rattlesnakes, Yellowstone bison, or bears, some people will stop at nothing to get the perfect picture… Read full story on OutdoorHub.com Read more
Scientists Discover New Species of Extremely Venomous Death Adder
A team of researchers from Bangor University and the Western Australian Museum recently identified a new species of the highly venomous snakes commonly called death adders. The snake, which was discovered in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, was officially designated Acanthophis cryptamydros, the Kimberley death adder… Read full story... Read more
Georgia Man Ordered to Pay $1.6 million in Deer Trafficking Case
Benjamin N. Chason, 61, of Climax, Georgia pleaded guilty and was sentenced in U.S. District Court for three charges related to violating the Lacey Act. Chason was ordered to pay $1.6 million in fines and restitution, the largest sum of money ordered of an individual to pay for a... Read more
Homemade Armor-piercing 12 Gauge Tungsten Carbide Slugs (VIDEO)
You probably think of most shotgun slugs as slow chunks of soft lead, but these are not most slugs. These are custom-made tungsten carbide perpetrator slugs. The secret to the armor-defeating rounds is the ultra-hard tungsten carbide core. Read full story and watch video on OutdoorHub.com Read more
Texas Game Wardens Destroy $6 Million Marijuana Farm on Cooper WMA
Public Hunters Discover Illegal Camp, 6,500 Pot Plants during Opening Weekend of Teal Season AUSTIN – Public hunters pursuing feral hogs at Cooper Wildlife Management Area in northeast Texas over the weekend stumbled upon a sophisticated marijuana growing encampment having more than 6,500 mature plants with a street value... Read more