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April 8, 2020

COVID-19 And The State Of Turkey Hunting

COVID-19 hit right as turkey season was opening throughout the nation. By far the nation’s most popular spring hunting activity, it has taken a big hit as some states have closed down turkey hunting opportunities (Washington) […]
April 2, 2020

Washington Shuts Down Spring Hunts Due to COVID-19

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) today announced a decision to cancel the youth turkey hunt previously scheduled for April 4-5. In addition, six game management units (GMUs) that were scheduled to […]
April 2, 2020

Youth Hunting Program Offers Kids Contest

Stuck at home?  Looking for something to do?  TYHP would like your help with a video project.  The top 5 videos will receive a free hunt Certificate.  The best video will receive a guaranteed spot on […]
March 19, 2020

USFWS Director Addresses Boone & Crockett Club

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director Aurelia Skipwith addressed more than 125 professional and regular members of the Boone and Crockett Club during their annual dinner at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in […]
February 16, 2020

What’s the Big Deal About Turkeys?

“So, what’s the big deal about turkeys?” That’s the question I heard uttered while walking through the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville last weekend as I attended the National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) Convention & Expo. […]
January 9, 2020

Goose Enchiladas And Venison Recipes

The most rewarding thing about hunting for many is what happens on the dinner table. Eating wild game is healthy, tasty and a great way to reflect on time spent in the field. Here are a […]
January 9, 2020

Want To Hunt Free-Ranging Ibex?

Did you know one of the most prized game animals of Asia is huntable on free-range on public land in New Mexico? In 1970, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF) imported 15 Persian […]
January 8, 2020

Big Hunting Shows Begin This Week

Tis the season for hunting shows. Firs up is the Dallas Safari Club Foundation Show that begins Thursday, Jan. 9 and runs through Sunday, Jan. 12 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. […]
January 1, 2020

Eastern Turkey Release (Video)

Eastern Turkey Release “There he goes!” My daughter Faith excitedly proclaimed those words as she cracked open a box and released an Eastern turkey into the wilds of Titus County, TX. We went to document the […]
January 1, 2020

Capturing Texas Bighorn Sheep (Video)

Texas Bighorn Capture at Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA)—The chuffing sound of helicopter blades sounded faintly in the distance. As a crowd of biologists and technicians from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD), Tech […]