Texas Fish & Game

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November 1, 2019

Corn Is Not Deer’s First Food Choice

Deer hunters like deer are creatures of habit and over the last 20 to 30 years, they seem to have gotten into a rut of putting our corn and doe-in-heat scents and leaving their hunting experience […]
November 1, 2019

Opening Day Brings Excitement!

The general whitetail deer season opens Saturday, bringing a high level of excitement to the outdoors community. While hunting in the Hill Country as a teen, opening day was about as exciting for me as Christmas. […]
October 29, 2019

What Are The Perfect Food Plots?

All too often I get asked about what I plant for my food plots for whitetails.  The truth is that far too regularly I see hunters planting things that have no real draw or affect on a […]
October 18, 2019

Fooling Deer’s Eyes & Ears Challenging

Camouflage is the most obvious way we hunters try to fool deer’s senses. While it is a widespread fashion statement these days, camouflage is a practical application against the eyes of the game we pursue. Here […]
October 18, 2019

Trust Your ‘Ballistic Bridge’ To Nosler Ballistic Tip

Think about the number of hours that goes into the preparation of a whitetail hunt. Researching sections, buying tags, preparing food plots, scouting for rubs, tending game cameras… it’s a year-round job. But all this work […]
September 26, 2019

“Now” Acorns Key To Archery Success

The archery-only season for whitetail deer throughout Texas opens Saturday Sept. 28. Tens of thousands of bowhunters will take to the field to get within 30 yards (yes, some further) of an extremely wary game animal […]
September 20, 2019

The Excitment Of Bowhunting Whitetails

When it comes to deer hunting, I almost always prefer to take mine with a bow and arrow. While I am not a bowhunting snob who would juggle someone else for hunting with a gun, I […]
September 6, 2019

How Do Coyotes Really Impact Whitetails?

A new study published in The Journal of Wildlife Management gives an interesting look at how coyotes impact whitetail numbers. The expansion or recovery of predators can affect local prey populations. Since the 1940s, coyotes (Canis […]
September 6, 2019

Why You Should Take Does (Early)

The whitetail deer is a truly amazing creature. When does give birth to fawns you never know the potential that fawn has to turn into a huge buck or be a doe that grows the population. […]
March 4, 2019

Hunting Can Take Awhile

I can still remember the day when it all started. It was a cold winter morning hunting in 1972. I was at my uncle’s ranch in south Texas with my uncle and some of my cousins. […]
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