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March 30, 2020

COVID-19: “Non-Essential” Travel From Louisiana Requires 14-Day Quarantine

Governor Greg Abbott has issued an executive ordering quarantine for persons entering Texas from Louisiana. That would include Texans entering into Louisiana and returning. The following passage is directly from the order. Every person who enters […]
March 30, 2020

Popular Texas Beaches Closed

Two orders are in effect as of Sunday afternoon, March 29, 2020, at 2:45 p.m. closing all public beaches in Galveston and restricting vehicle traffic on the beach west of the end of the Seawall. By […]
March 28, 2020

COVID-19: Fishing, Camping, Hiking Closures Happening Nationwide

At the time of this writing (3/27/20) news was coming in from all around the nation of various outdoor access being closed throughout the United States. Here are the ones we have confirmed. Listen to Chester […]
March 26, 2020

Texas State Parks Limit Programming

AUSTIN— After careful evaluation of the ongoing public health situation, Texas State Parks will be limiting park programming and closing public access to park headquarters, visitor centers and park stores starting at 12 p.m. Thursday, March […]
March 25, 2020

Feds Suspend Entree Fees To Wildlife Refuges

After careful consideration, Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt has directed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) to temporarily suspend the collection of all entrance fees at national wildlife refuges until further notice. Almost 500 […]
March 24, 2020

Forecast Excellent for Texas Turkey Season

AUSTIN – A great 2019 nesting season for wild turkeys means more young toms (or jakes) will be seen by hunters this spring. Jakes are typically more forgiving than older toms and create a prime opportunity […]
March 21, 2020

Safest Place From Covid-19? The Great Outdoors

Life looks different from 6,000 feet. As someone who lives at about 10 feet elevation along the Gulf Coast, it’s awe-inspiring to see the world from this perspective, especially in Texas. Standing on the southwest corner […]
March 11, 2020

Chased Out Of Woods-By Drug Traffickers!

“You need to watch ‘Murder Mountain.“ Spoken somberly from a National Forest Service game warden, those words got my attention. As we conversed at the National Wild Turkey Federation convention in Nashville, I asked if he ever […]
March 2, 2020

Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association-Answering The Challenge

The rumblings that hunters’ and fishermen’s numbers are dropping reverberates across the nation. The repeated quote says that America is urbanized and each generation is farther removed from the outdoors. This social evolution is a threat […]
February 27, 2020

Houston Fishing Show Seminar Schedule 2020

45th ANNUAL HOUSTON FISHING SHOW SEMINAR SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2020 4:15 P.M.       The Bite Me Podcast Show – John Lopez and Scott Null 5:15 P.M.       Jimmy West – Everything You […]